Today is Monday, December 3rd, 2018, and these are your news and notes.
Anaheim 6, WASHINGTON 5
The Washington Capitals gave up a four-goal lead, and would later lose to the Anaheim Ducks by the score of 6-5.
The Ducks became the first team ever to have a four-goal comeback against a defending Stanley Cup champion with the win.
Anaheim Ducks G Ryan Miller would register his 374th career win and would tie John Vanbiesbrouck for the most wins by a U.S.-born goaltender.
Nicklas Backstrom of the Capitals would score his 219th career goal, taking sole possession of fourth place in franchise history for goals, surpassing Mike Ridley who had 218 goals with the franchise.
TXHT has your recap of the contest between the Anaheim Ducks and the Washington Capitals at the following page.
Winnipeg 4, NY RANGERS 3 (SO)
Calgary 3, CHICAGO 1
San Jose 3, MONTREAL 1
With Joe Pavelski’s goal, he scored his 12th goal, tied for third-most since November 1st. His goal helped the San Jose Sharks defeat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Montreal last night.
Colorado 2, DETROIT 0
Mikko Rantanen registered his 45th point on this season, becoming the ninth different player since the 1993-94 season to have at least 45 points in a teams first 27 games.
With the shutout win, Semyon Varlamov registered his 24th career-shutout, tied for the fourth-most by a Russian born goaltender.
LOS ANGELES 2, Carolina 0
Los Angeles Kings G Jonathan Quick recorded 34 saves and his 50th NHL shutout, the most ever from U.S-born goaltenders in NHL history.
In the NWHL contests yesterday…
With five points in the Boston Pride’s weekend series against the Minnesota Whitecaps, Boston Pride’s Gigi Marvin has been named the NWHL Player of the Week
In NHL news…
The New York Rangers retired the number of Vic Hadfield yesterday, becoming the 10th player in the long history of the Rangers organization.
The NHL announced their Three Stars of the Week earlier today.
Late addition to the NHL news…
The Philadelphia Flyers announced that Chuck Fletcher has been named the Executive Vice President and General Manager
Tonight in the NHL…
Tampa Bay Lightning @ New Jersey Devils, 7 p.m., ET
Buffalo Sabres @ Nashville Predators, 8 p.m., ET
Edmonton Oilers @ Dallas Stars, 8:30 p.m., ET