Today is Wednesday, November 14th, 2018, and these are your news and notes…
There were nine contests in action last night…
New Jersey’s Taylor Hall recorded his eighth career four-point performance in the Devils 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Mathew Barzal of the NY Islanders would register his 100th career point in his 101st game, becoming the sixth player to reach the 100 point mark among active NHL players.
The Islanders would go on to rout the Vancouver Canucks 5-2
Florida’s Mike Hoffman would score to extend his point-scoring streak to an NHL-high 13 games on the season in the Florida Panthers one-goal win over the Philadelphia Flyers last night.
Also in this contest, Panthers G Roberto Luongo became the fourth goaltender in League history to win four contests to be at the age of 39 or older.
Buffalo has now won three in a row and seven out of their last 11 in the big win over the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Buffalo last night.
Before the contest, the Detroit Red Wings held their pre-game skate in the Hockey Fights Cancer practice jerseys.
Tom Wilson would return to action, by registering his first goal of the season, and helped the defending champions take down the Minnesota Wild with a 5-2 win.
Edmonton’s Connor McDavid would have his 31st three-point contest, all assists, in Edmonton’s big win over the Canadiens. Evgeny Malkin and Patrick Kane are the two players behind McDavid with 28 and 27, respectively. This mark dates back to the 2015-16 NHL season.
Despite Montreal Canadiens Max Domi registering a goal in the first six minutes in the contest to tie the game 1-1, it would not be enough as the Edmonton Oilers would go on to defeat Montreal 6-2.
Domi’s goal would be his 10th of the season and the most of his career since the 2015-16 season.
The Toronto Maple Leafs began their West Coast trip with a big win over the Los Angeles Kings 5-1.
TXHT’s Toronto Maple Leafs contributor, Steve Gardiner has your recap of that contest at the following link.
San Jose Sharks Erik Karlsson would become the fifth player to record 400 career assists and achieved this mark in 646 games with the Sharks defeating the Nashville Predators 5-4.
Joe Thornton of the Sharks would reach the 400 career goal mark and became the 11th player to have at least 400 goals and 1,000 assists in their careers.
Today, there are four games on the schedule:
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In NHL news…
-Sportsnet and Hockey Night in Canada’s Elliotte Friedman released a new episode of the “31 Thoughts” podcast today.
-The Los Angeles Kings traded F Tanner Pearson for Pittsburgh Penguins F Carl Hagelin earlier today.