Today is Sunday, November 11th, 2018, and these are your news and notes.
There were 11 games on tap yesterday…
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 Flyers captain Claude Giroux became the ninth player to reach the 50 game mark while registering three points in a contest.
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 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.
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 Senators Bobby Ryan has a three point performance, one goal and two assists, to lift the Senators over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
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 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 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.
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.
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:
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.
-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.