Today is Saturday, November 10th, 2018, and these are your news and notes
There were six contests last night.
In the annual Hockey Hall of Fame game, the Toronto Maple Leafs would go on to rout the New Jersey Devils 6-1, thanks to a four-goal burst in the second period.
Toronto’s Patrick Marleau would record his 600th career assist and Morgan Rielly would be the sixth defenceman in team history to have at least seven goals in the team’s first 16 games.
TXHT’s Toronto Maple Leafs contributor Steve Gardiner has his recap of the contest at the following page.
This contest featured a re-match of last year’s Eastern Conference First Round match-up between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Washington Capitals.
The three goals scored in this contest were all power-play goals, with the final goal being scored by Anthony Duclair, his seventh of the season. With Duclair’s goal, he became the fourth player in franchise history to have seven goals in 16 games played.
The Detroit Red Wings won their fifth contest in six games after being down by two going into the third period.
Dylan Larkin would score the game-winner with five seconds left in the overtime frame.
Ryan O’Reilly is the first player in St. Louis history to have a nine game point streak since the 2014-15 season when David Backes and Alexander Steen accomplished the same feat.
Blake Wheeler had a five point contest in the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
The Minnesota Wild would win their fourth contest on their current road trip for the third time in franchise history as they would defeat the Anaheim Ducks 5-1.
There are 11 contests on today’s slate…
This week’s NHL European Game of the Week:
In NHL news…
The Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2018 participated in the ceremonial puck drop before the contest between the Toronto Maple Leafs and New Jersey Devils.
-In the Washington Capitals Hockey Fight Cancer Awareness night, Capitals commentator, Craig Laughlin and his wife, Linda, participated in the ceremonial puck-drop.