Today is Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, and these are your news and notes.
There were eight contests in the NHL last night.
The Chicago Blackhawks would go onto defeat the Buffalo Sabres with a decisive 7-3 win in Buffalo last night.
The Nashville Predators would go on to defeat the Florida Panthers with a 4-1 win. Nashville’s Viktor Arvidsson would score twice to join the 20 goal plateau on the season.
The Washington Capitals, fresh off the All-Star break and the bye week, would take on the Calgary Flames and defeat Calgary by the score of 4-3. With this win by Washington, they would snap their seven-game losing streak.
TXHT has your full recap of the contest between the Calgary Flames and the Washington Capitals at the following page.
In a pre-game ceremony last night prior to the face-off between the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Red Wings would retire Red Kelly’s number to the rafters at Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit.
The Detroit Red Wings would go on to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs by the score of 3-2 in overtime.
TXHT has your full recap of the contest between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings at the following page.
The Vegas Golden Knights would fall after their bye week to the Carolina Hurricanes with a 5-2 loss in Carolina last night.
In this contest, the Dallas Stars would defeat the Minnesota Wild 3-1. With this win by the Stars, they have now won their last three games.
Stars F Tyler Seguin would score twice, and join one of 45 players this season to have at least 20 goals on the season. This would be his sixth straight season to have at least 20 goals.
There are 13 contests in action today.
In NHL news…
The Stadium Series jerseys were unveiled yesterday. For more on that story, check out TXHT’s article at the following page.
There are two games taking place today in the NWHL.
This week’s NWHL Twitter Game of the Week puts the Buffalo Beauts against the Metropolitan Riveters at the RWJBarnabas Health Hockey House at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.
The other NWHL game today pits the Connecticut Whale against the Boston Pride.