MNHL News and Notes from Saturday, October 5th, 2019
- The Ottawa Senators announced that they will be retiring Chris Phillips’ number 4 on February 18th, 2020.
New Jersey Devils v. Buffalo Sabres – 7p EST Start Time
Scott takes a look at the New Jersey Devils game against the Buffalo Sabres which would see the Sabres score a touchdown in their home opener. TXHT Recap
Montreal Canadiens v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 7p EST Start Time
The Toronto Maple Leafs would blow a three goal lead against the Montreal Canadiens, and would fall to the Habs 6-5 in the shootout after Paul Byron would score the lone goal of the shootout. The Leafs would get their goals from Alexander Kerfoot, Trevor Moore, William Nylander, and a pair from Auston Matthews, while the Canadiens would get their goals from Jonathan Drouin, Brendan Gallagher, Jeff Petry, and Phillip Danault.
New York Rangers v. Ottawa Senators – 7p EST Start Time
The New York Rangers would get a hat trick from Mika Zibanejad after he would score a powerplay goal, even strength, and shorthanded goal to help lead the Rangers to a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators. Rangers also got a powerplay goal from Artemi Panarin, which Zibanejad assisted on, while the Senators got their lone goal Brady Tkachuk.
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Florida Panthers – 7p EST Start Time
In a tightly contested matchup, the Florida Panthers would defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 after getting a hat trick from Mike Hoffman (2 PPG’s and 1 ESG) and a goal from Noel Acciari. The Lightning would get their goals from Gemel Smith, Steven Stamkos, and Mathieu Joseph.
Columbus Blue Jackets v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p EST Start Time
The Pittsburgh Penguins would get two goal games from both Patric Hornqvist and Jared McCann to lead them to a 7-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Penguins would also get goals from Marcus Pettersson, Kris Letang, and Teddy Blueger, while the Blue Jackets would get their two goals from Zach Werenski and Gustav Nyquist.
Carolina Hurricanes v. Washington Capitals – 7p EST Start Time
The Carolina Hurricanes comeback from a two goal deficit to defeat the Washington Capitals in overtime 3-2 to spoil the Capitals Home Opener. TXHT Recap
Dallas Stars v. St. Louis Blues – 8p EST Start Time
The St. Louis Blues would score two goals in the third period to comeback from behind to defeat the Dallas Stars 3-2 in regulation. The Blues would get their goals from David Perron, Brayden Schenn, and Sammy Blais, while the Stars goal scorers were Mattias Janmark and Miro Heiskanen.
Detroit Red Wings v. Nashville Predators – 8p EST Start Time
The Detroit Red Wings would erupt for a three goal third period to defeat the Nashville Predators 5-3. The Red Wings would get a two goal game Tyler Bertuzzi, and goals from Anthony Mantha, Dylan Larkin, and Luke Glendening. The Predators would get goals from Viktor Arvidsson, Filip Forsberg, and Mattias Ekholm.
Boston Bruins v. Arizona Coyotes – 9p EST Start Time
A late first period goal by Brad Marchand was all the Boston Bruins would need to put away the Arizona Coyotes in their home opener. This would be the second game of the Bruins four game road trip to start the season.
Minnesota Wild v. Colorado Avalanche – 9p EST Start Time
The Colorado Avalanche would get a late second period goal from Gabriel Landeskog and an empty netter from Ryan Graves to seal a 4-2 victory of the Minnesota Wild. Mikko Rantanen would score his third of the season on the powerplay, and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare would also score for the Avalanche, while the Wild would get goals from Ryan Suter and Zach Parise.
San Jose Sharks v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p EST Start Time
The Anaheim Ducks host the struggling San Jose Sharks as they look to add to the woes of the Sharks, and pile on they would as they would score three goals in the first two periods to have a 3-1 lead going into the third period. The Ducks would get goals from Michael Del Zotto, Ryan Getzlaf, and Adam Henrique to seal the deal for the Ducks as those three goals would be all they would need to down the Sharks whose lone goal was from Logan Couture.
Vancouver Canucks v. Calgary Flames – 10p EST Start Time
In Calgary the Flames would host the Vancouver Canucks, and allit would require for the Flames is goals from Elias Lindholm, Sean Monahan, and Johnnny Gaudreau plus some stellar goaltending from David Rittich to secure a 3-0 shutout victory over the Canucks.
Los Angeles Kings v. Edmonton Oilers – 10p EST Start Time
In a wild west matchup the Edmonton Oilers would host the Los Angeles Kings in what one would describe as a scoring festival. For the Kings they would get goals from Dustin Brown, Trevor Lewis, Anze Kopitar, Michael Amadio, and Drew Doughty, while the Oilers would get a pair of goals from James Neal, and goals from Connor McDavid, Zack Kassian, Joakim Nygard, and Darnell Nurse. Once the dust settled and the final buzzer sounded it would be the Oilers holding off the Kings with a 6-5 victory.