Today is Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, and these are your news and notes.
Yesterday there were 11 games in action.
BOSTON 4, Minnesota 0
Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask would register his 250th career win as well as his 42nd career shutout. Rask is two wins shy of tying the franchise record for wins by a goaltender, currently held by Tiny Thompson.
BUFFALO 5, New Jersey 1
Carolina 4, NY ISLANDERS 3
There would be four different goal scorers for the Carolina Hurricanes in their 4-3 win over the New York Islanders last night.
PITTSBURGH 5, Florida 1
The Pittsburgh Penguins would end up scoring two shorthanded goals in this contest in the second period en route to a 5-1 win over the Florida Panthers last night.
Penguins C Sidney Crosby would score his 20th goal on the season and with that goal, Crosby has scored at least 20 goals in 12 seasons on his career.
Florida’s Aaron Ekblad would score the lone goal for the Panthers and when he did, he would become the top goal scorer among defenceman in Panthers history.
Montreal 3, DETROIT 2
With Montreal’s 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings last night, this would mark the second straight win for the Canadiens over the Red Wings.
TAMPA BAY 4, Columbus 0
Tampa Bay’s Nikita Kucherov would become the first player to reach 70 points in the first 43 games of a season since Jaromir Jagr in the 1999-2000 season, who did that in 38 games played.
WASHINGTON 5, Philadelphia 3
The Washington Capitals would go on to defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 to notch their first win at home in the year 2019.
Between both teams, there would be the 27th instance in League history when the Capitals and Flyers would score two goals in four seconds or less.
TJ Oshie would register his 200th NHL goal in this contest when he scored at the 9:19 mark in the second period.
TXHT has your full recap of the contest between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Washington Capitals at the following page.
Dallas 3, ST. LOUIS 1
Stars Tyler Seguin would score two goals and goaltender Ben Bishop would have 26 saves in the contest as they would take down the St. Louis Blues by the score of 3-1.
Over the last four games, Seguin has registered three, two-goal contests.
Dallas’ Miro Heiskanen registered his 20th point on the season in the contest and marked the fifth time in the past six seasons in which multiple teenage defenceman have had at least 20+ points in a season.
Despite outshooting the Stars 27-17, St. Louis would not be able to mount the comeback.
WINNIPEG 7, Colorado 4
In the Winnipeg Jets 7-4 win, there would be seven different goal scorers in the contest.
VEGAS 4, NY Rangers 2
Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury would get the win for the Golden Knights, who went on to win their seventh straight contest.
Fleury has not had a regulation loss in his last 12 games played and has posted a 9-0-3 record.
SAN JOSE 7, Edmonton 2
Today there are three games on the NHL schedule