Today is Sunday, February 24th, 2019, and these are your news and notes
There were 11 contests in NHL action yesterday…
The Washington Capitals would end their six game road trip with a thud, losing to the Buffalo Sabres with a 5-2 loss.
TXHT has your complete coverage between the Capitals and the Sabres at the following page.
The Boston Bruins would fall to the St. Louis Blues with a 2-1 loss in the shootout frame.
There would be six different scorers for the Florida Panthers in this contest and would crush the Los Angeles Kings with the 6-1 win last night.
With the Panthers win, goaltender Roberto Luongo would go on to tie Ed Belfour for third place on the NHL’s all-time lead for wins.
The San Jose Sharks would get crushed by the Columbus Blue Jackets, losing 4-0 in Columbus last night.
The Carolina Hurricanes would visit the Dallas Stars and win the contest 3-0. With the Hurricanes win, the team would move to 18-6-1 in their last 25 contests.
The Nashville Predators would continue their slide with the 5-0 loss to the Colorado Avalanche yesterday.
The Toronto Maple Leafs would take on the Montreal Canadiens and double up Montreal with a 6-3 win last night.
PHILADELPHIA 4, Pittsburgh 3 (OT) – 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series
The Philadelphia Flyers would take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series and would escape with the 4-3 win in overtime, after being down 3-1 late in the contest.
TXHT has your complete coverage of the contest at the following page.
Today’s NHL Schedule of Games
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In the NWHL yesterday…
The Buffalo Beauts would register their sixth consecutive win with the 4-1 win over the Metropolitan Riveters yesterday afternoon.
Despite the loss, Riveters goaltender Katie Fitzgerald would register 33 saves on 36 shots in the contest.
The first ten minutes of the contest was fast paced and both teams generated chances.
Buffalo’s Kelly Babstock would open up the scoring in the contest with her goal at the 15:21 mark in the first period with her third goal on the season.
Buffalo’s Taylor Accursi would score her third goal on the season at the 4:19 mark in the second period followed by Buffalo’s third goal in the contest, scored by Emily Janiga at the 12:36 mark in the second.
The Riveters would score their lone goal in the contest when Rebecca Russo scored her fourth goal on the season at the 6:24 mark in the third period. Emily Janiga would score her second goal of the season, an empty net goal at the 18:21 mark in the third period.
Buffalo moves to 10-4-0 on the season, tied with Boston Pride for best record in the league and the Metropolitan Riveters are now 3-12-0 on the season.
Buffalo Beauts Final Regular Season Games:
March 2nd: at Connecticut Whale
March 3rd: at Metropolitan Riveters
Metropolitan Riveters Regular Season Finale:
March 3rd: vs. Buffalo Beauts