November 11th, 2018 — News and Notes

Today is Sunday, November 11th, 2018, and these are your news and notes.

There were 11 games on tap yesterday…

 

BUFFALO 4, Vancouver 3 (SO)

 

The Buffalo Sabres overcame a multi-goal deficit in the last five minutes and would win the contest for the seventh time in franchise history and the first since March of 2010 in a 3-2 win in a shootout over the Montreal Canadiens.

 

PHILADELPHIA 4, Chicago 0

Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux became the ninth player to reach the 50 game mark while registering three points in a contest.

 

Nashville 5, DALLAS 4 (OT)

 

Mattais Ekholm netted the game-winner in the extra frame to give the Nashville Predators the 5-4 win over the Dallas Stars.

 

Nashville is 8-0-0 on the road this season.  They are the third team in League history to win at least eight of their first road games to start the season.

 

BOSTON 5, Toronto 1

Boston Bruins David Pastrnak registered a hat trick for the second time this season against the Toronto Maple Leafs and joins six others for the same mark between the regular-season and the playoffs.

TXHT’s Toronto Maple Leafs contributor Steve Gardiner has his recap of the contest at the following link.

 

Toronto Maple Leafs @ Boston Bruins – 10/11/2018 – Game Preview & Recap

 

MONTREAL 5, Vegas 4

 

Between three lead changes in this contest, the Montreal Canadiens would go on to defeat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-4.  Tomas Tatar would net the game winner against his former club.

Prior to the contest, the Montreal Canadiens honoured Max Pacioretty with a video tribute.

 

Ottawa 6, TAMPA BAY 4

Ottawa Senators Bobby Ryan has a three point performance, one goal and two assists, to lift the Senators over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

 

FLORIDA 4, NY Islanders 2

 

Florida Panthers Mike Hoffman extended his point-scoring streak to 11 games with a goal in the second period to help the Florida Panthers defeat the New York Islanders 4-2.

 

PITTSBURGH 4, Arizona 0

 

Pittsburgh Penguins G Casey DeSmith would net the shutout against the Arizona Coyotes with a 39 save performance and help the Penguins snap a five game slide.

 

Detroit 4, CAROLINA 3 (SO)

 

Detroit Red Wings G Johnathan Bernier made 45 saves and helped lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Carolina Hurricanes in a 4-3 shootout win.

The Red Wings would also overcome a multi-goal deficit to win three consecutive games for the first time in the decorated franchise history of the Detroit Red Wings.

 

NY Rangers 5, COLUMBUS 4 (SO)

 

The New York Rangers have extended their point-streak in the standings to 6 games.

 

 

Jimmy Vessey would net the winner in the shootout frame for the Rangers.

 

 

Calgary 1, LOS ANGELES 0

 

In the lone goal of the contest, Calgary’s Travis Hamonic would score his second goal of the season in the first three minutes of the contest.

 

Today’s slate of games:

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In NHL news…

-The Florida Panthers honoured original team President, Mr. Torrey, last night with a video.  Mr. Torrey passed away back in May at the age of 83.

Mr. William A. Torrey

-The Dallas Stars honoured Jason Spezza who played in his 1,000th NHL game.

-The Montreal Canadiens held their annual Military Tribute night by wearing camouflage practice jerseys before their contest against the Vegas Golden Knights last night.

 

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