December 4th, 2018 — News and Notes

 

Today is Tuesday, December 4th, 2018, and these are your news and notes…

 

 

Tampa Bay 5, NEW JERSEY 1

The Tampa Bay Lightning would win their 20th game on the season, becoming the sixth franchise to have 20 wins in consecutive seasons.

NASHVILLE 2, Buffalo 1

The Nashville Predators for the ninth time this season held an opponent to no more than one goal in a contest, which includes three shutouts.  Nashville would hand Buffalo a loss with the 2-1 win.

 

DALLAS 4, Edmonton 1

In the Dallas Stars 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers, all four goals by Dallas were scored by different players in the contest.

 

Today’s Schedule:

 

In NHL News today…

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced yesterday that Detroit Red Wings F Tyler Bertuzzi has been suspended for two games for unsportsmanlike conduct/roughing in Sunday’s contest between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche.

 

The NHL today officially awarded Seattle an expansion franchise to begin play in the 2021-22 season.

The Seattle franchise will be the 32nd in the NHL and will be placed in the Pacific Division.  The Arizona Coyotes will be relocated to the Central Division, giving a full balance between all divisions and conferences.

 

For Full coverage of the NHL’s expansion to Seattle…

Elliotte Friedman would release a bonus episode of his “31 Thoughts” podcast yesterday.

 

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