Today is Sunday, November 18th, 2018, and these are your news and notes..
There were 11 contests in the NHL and one contest in the NWHL yesterday
The Detroit Red Wings had another comeback in their contest against the New Jersey Devils yesterday afternoon. The Red Wings came back from a 2-0 deficit to win the contest..
Brayden Point had consecutive multi-goal games for the first time in his career and joined three other players in Tampa Bay Lightning history to have such a mark.
Despite the loss in overtime, the Philadelphia Flyers would score four goals in the span of 6:04 to tie the game against the Lightning. Philadelphia also became the ninth club to score four goals in the final 10 minutes of the contest to tie a game.
The Buffalo Sabres would go on to defeat the Minnesota Wild and with the win, the Sabres now have 26 points in their last 2mi0 contests and the second best 20 game start since the overtime point era started.
Ottawa Senators Mark Stone had a game with two goals on four shots to help lift the Ottawa Senators past the Pittsburgh Steelers with a 6-4 win.
Matt Duchene would also reach the 500 point mark with a two goal, one assist performance in the win as well.
New York Rangers Filip Chytil became the only teenager in the long-history of the NY Rangers to score in three straight games in the win over the Florida Panthers yesterday.
Columbus Blue Jackets Cam Atkinson registered the fifth career hat trick in Blue Jackets history with the rout of the Carolina Hurricanes last night.
Elias Pettersson scored to be the third player in Vancouver Canucks history to register 11 goals in 16 games in the Canucks 3-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens yesterday.
Montreal Canadiens Max Domi became the tenth player to have a nine game point scoring streak in their first season with the franchise.
Los Angeles Kings Dion Phaneuf became the seventh player this season to play in his 1,00th NHL game in the Kings 5-3 loss to the Nashville Predators last night.
Boston Bruins Forward Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson would score his first career goal in the Bruins win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Elias Lindholm would score twice to help the Calgary Flames double up the Edmonton Oilers in a 4-2 win.
San jose Sharks D Erik Karlsson scored his first goal as a member of the franchise and helped shutout the St. Louis Blues 4-0.
Joe Pavelski would also score in the contest and this would also be his fourth consecutive game with a goal.
The lone NWHL contest of yesterday pitted the Boston Pride against the Buffalo Beauts.
Boston’s Jillian Dempsey and Gigi Marvin would both score twice to give the Pride a big win over the Buffalo Beauts at Warrior Ice Arena last night.
Dempsey scored her goals in the first period and then sealed the win for the Pride with her second goal of the contest with 6:40 left in the third period.
The Boston Pride would play strong defensively in this contest, giving up Buffalo’s lone goal at the 7:40 mark in the second. Hayley Scamurra would get the goal for Buffalo.
Hayley Scamurra has four goals and four assists on the season.
Pride G Katie Burt registered 25 saves on 26 shots and Beauts G Nicole Hensley would have 22 saves on 26 shot attempts.
With the win, Boston is now in second place in the NWHL standings at 3-1 with the Minnesota Whitecaps at 6-0, who return to NWHL action in two weeks.
The Buffalo Beauts now sit at 2-3-0 in the standings, good for third place. The Metropolitan Riveters are at 1-5-0 and rounding out the standings is the winless Connecticut Whale at 0-3-0.
The Boston Pride and Buffalo Beauts will face off again at 2:30pm today at Warrior Ice Arena.
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Today’s contests of NWHL games:
TXHT contributor Christopher Vasilas has your preview of the contest pitting the Connecticut Whale against the Metropolitan Riveters at the following page.
You can also watch the contest on Twitter as the NWHL’s Game of the Week.
In NHL news…
-The New York Islanders are hosting their Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness ceremonies tonight and will wear the special Hockey Fights Cancer warm-up jerseys today.