Today is Thursday, November 22nd, 2018, and these are your news and notes.
There were 14 games on the NHL schedule yesterday.
Kyle Palmieri became the eighth player in franchise history to have at least 12 goals in the first 20 team games of the season.
Montreal Canadiens Max Domi has 11 consecutive games with at least a point, tied for fourth with two other players for the longest such streak as a member of the Canadiens.
Filip Chytil became the seventh teenager to score a goal in at least five consecutive team games since the 2005-06 season last night.
Rangers G Alexandar Georgiev became the 16th different goalie to register a shutout for the franchise and the first in over 40 years against the Islanders when Doug Soetaert achieved the mark.
The Pittsburgh Penguins recorded points for the 15th straight time against Western Conference games last night against the Dallas Stars.
Andreas Athanasiou would score twice in the contest, including the game-winner, to snap a seven game losing streak against the Boston Bruins in the win last night.
Mike Hoffman would register another game in where he registers at least one point for the 17th consecutive contest, the fifth most for a player while a member of a new team.
The Washington Capitals won their eighth consecutive game against the Chicago Blackhawks in home contests last night.
TXHT has your recap of the Chicago Blackhawks at the Washington Capitals at the following link.
Buffalo won their seventh consecutive win last night when they defeated the Philadelphia Flyers.
Carolina Hurricanes Justin Williams became the ninth player in NHL history to record at least 100 goals and a Stanley Cup with two different franchises in the win over the Toronto Maple Leafs last night.
John Tavares of the Toronto Maple Leafs became the fifth player in franchise history and the first in the NHL’s Modern Era, since the 1943-44 season, to have at least 11 goals in the franchises first 11 road games last night.
TXHT’s Toronto Maple Leafs contributor Steve Gardiner has your preview and recap of the contest between the Maple Leafs and Carolina Hurricanes at the following page.
Matt Dumba would score his 10th goal of the season, the most for a defenceman through 22 games played of a season since the 1989-90 season.
In the three-goal win over the St. Louis Blues, the Nashville Predators would score two shorthanded goals, the sixth such occurrence. It was also the first time that feat happened since March 13, 2018 against the Winnipeg Jets.
Vegas Golden Knights Max Pacioretty registered his 11th overtime goal last night in the win over the Arizona Coyotes. The 11th overtime goal is tied with three other players for the fourth most in the regular season since the 2008-09 season.
The Calgary Flames became the fourth team in history to score five or more goals in the first period of consecutive games last night in the win over the Winnipeg Jets last night.
Anaheim Ducks G John Gibson won his 100th NHL career contest in a 25 saves performance.
Gibson reached the 100 win mark faster than anyone else in the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim/Anaheim Ducks 25-year history of the franchise.
Colorado Avalanche G Seymon Varlamov would win his 200th NHL career game in the win over the Los Angeles Kings last night.
Colorado’s Mikko Rantanen would register two assists to bring his total two 26 on the season, one behind Michel Goulet for the most in franchise history in the teams first 21 games.
Today there are no games on the NHL schedule.
NHL action will resume tomorrow with 15 games on the schedule, kicking off with the NHL Thanksgiving Showdown between the New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers at 1 p.m. ET.
In NHL news…
Newly inducted Hall of Famer Martin St. Louis was on hand in Tampa Bay for the ceremonial puck drop before the Tampa Bay Lightning took on the Florida Panthers last night.
Nashville Predators Nick Bonino would play in his 500th NHL career game last night against the St. Louis Blues.
Wednesday’s contest marked the second time in which 12 contests were won by the home teams.
You can watch TXHT Live this Wednesday at 8p EST on Facebook Live.