March 3rd, 2019 — News and Notes

Today is Sunday, March 3rd, 2019, and these are your news and notes.

 

There were 10 games in NHL action yesterday. (Home team in italics)

Edmonton 4, COLUMBUS 0

 

LOS ANGELES 6, Chicago 3

There would be six different scorers for the Los Angeles Kings last night in the 6-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks yesterday afternoon.

 

BOSTON 1, New Jersey 0

Boston Bruins Brad Marchand would score the lone goal in the contest with the goal at the 2:37 mark in the first period and he would be unsuccessful on registering the penalty shot in the first period at the 7:16 mark.

 

TORONTO 5, Buffalo 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs would have a convincing 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres last night in Toronto.  For Toronto, there would be five different goal scorers in the contest.

 

TXHT has your coverage of the contest between the Maple Leafs and the Sabres at the following page.

The Maple Leafs would also reach the 40 win plateau for the season in the fastest amount in the long and storied history of the franchise.

 

Pittsburgh 5, MONTREAL 1

The Pittsburgh Penguins would face off against the Montreal Canadiens last night and there would be four different goal scorers in the contest with Pittsburgh’s Jake Guentzel scoring two of the goals.

 

 

TAMPA BAY 5, Ottawa 1

The Tampa Bay Lightning would tie the League record for fewest games to get to the 50 win mark with Lightning’s 5-1 win over the Ottawa Senators last night.

 

Carolina 4, FLORIDA 3 (OT)

The Carolina Hurricanes would win their fifth straight game with the 4-3 win in overtime over the Florida Panthers.

Carolina’s Sebastian Aho would become the first player in franchise history to score the game winner in three consecutive games.

 

Dallas 4, ST LOUIS 1

 

 

ARIZONA 3, Detroit 1

In this contest, the Arizona Coyotes would take down the Detroit Red Wings with the 3-1 win and with the win, the Coyotes would win their sixth straight contest for the first time in seven seasons.

 

This win streak at six games means it is also the last time the team reached the postseason in the 2011-12 season, when they would reach the Western Conference Final.

 

Minnesota 4, CALGARY 2

There would be four different goal scorers for the Minnesota Wild as they would take down the Calgary Flames with the 4-2 win at the Calgary Saddledome last night.

In a pre-game ceremony, the Calgary Flames retired Jarome Iginla’s number 12 to the rafters.

 

There are eight games in NHL action today.

 

For more news, notes, information, and stats, you can see it at the following page.

NWHL

In NWHL action yesterday, the Minnesota Whitecaps would defeat the Boston Pride with the 2-1 win.    Minnesota’s Jonna Curtis would score the goal late to seal the win for the Whitecaps.  This would be a crucial contest for the NWHL playoff standings.

Minnesota Whitecaps 2, BOSTON PRIDE 1

 

Buffalo Beauts 5, CONNECTICUT WHALE 2

The other NWHL contest yesterday pitted the Buffalo Beauts against the Connecticut Whale and the Beauts would come away with their seventh straight win with the 5-2 win.

The Buffalo Beauts would open up the scoring with the games first five goals, with all five goals coming from different Beauts players.

The contest would be a hard fought battle, with a fair share of penalties throughout the entire contest.

There are two NWHL games today…

The NWHL Twitter Game of the Week pits the Metropolitan Riveters against the Buffalo Beauts and that game will be available on the NWHL’s Twitter page at 3 p.m., ET.

The other game today is the Minnesota Whitecaps facing off against the Connecticut Whale at 3 p.m., ET and that contest can be seen on the NWHL’s website at NWHL.zone.

The playoff outlook for the NWHL playoffs will be determined at the conclusion of today’s game with the NWHL Isobel Cup Playoff schedule being announced tomorrow.

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