Today is Friday, November 9th, 2018, and these are your news and notes…
In action yesterday, there were nine contests…
Vancouver had eight goals in a contest for the first time in nearly a decade in the win over Boston at TD Garden last night.
Florida’s Mike Hoffman extended his point scoring streak to 10 games when he registered two assists in the Panthers 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.
Despite the Philadelphia Flyers win in overtime over the Arizona Coyotes, Arizona is the second team to have nine shorthanded goals in 14 games since 1933-34.
They share the record with the 1975-76 St. Louis Blues franchise.
The Buffalo Sabres would win on an overtime goal by Rasmus Ristolainen, the fourth in franchise history in regular-season play by a defenceman.
Vegas’ fourth line would power the team through a hard-fought win over the Ottawa Senators and earn the season-sweep.
The Tampa Bay Lightning for the second straight season have 25 points through 16 games or less with the win over the Islanders last night.
Despite being down by four, Chicago’s comeback in the contest fell short when they were defeated by Carolina in the debut for Chicago’s new bench boss, Jeremy Colliton.
San Jose’s Brent Burns became the fourth member in team history to record at least 20 points in 16 or fewer team games last night.
Joe Thornton would, in fact, play in his 1500th NHL game, the most ever for a number one overall pick in League history.
-Minnesota’s Zach Parise registered his 700th career point and leads all active U.S. born players with 339 goals.
There are six games on tap tonight…
In NHL news,
-The Washington Capitals will host their annual Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness night.
-Yesterday, the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks unveiled the jerseys that they will wear for the 2019 NHL Winter Classic.
There is more on the unveiling here: 2019 NHL Winter Classic Jerseys unveiled
-With the 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame induction happening Monday night, the new inductees received the rings as a part of festivities.
Tonight, the Toronto Maple Leafs host the New Jersey Devils in the annual Hockey Hall of Fame Game at Scotiabank Arena.
There will be more on the Hall of Fame induction ceremony Tuesday.
-The Chicago Blackhawks and 2018 first round pick, defenceman Nicolas Beaudin, agreed to a three-year, entry level deal.
Beaudin will remain with the QMJHL’s Drummondville Voltiguers.
-Vegas Golden Knights D Nate Schmidt, who is still suspended for a violation of the League’s Substance Abuse Policy, participated in practice earlier today.
Also with the Golden Knights, the team today announced that they will hold their Military Appreciation night on November 14th.
-John Carlson of the Washington Capitals will miss tonight’s contest. In a corresponding move, the Washington Capitals recalled Jonas Siegenthaler from the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears.
-The Montreal Canadiens announced earlier today that Tomas Plekanec has been placed on unconditional waivers for the purposes of buying out his contract.