NHL News and Notes from Sunday, October 6th, 2019
- The Washington Capitals have assigned defenseman Martin Fehervary to Hershey of the AHL, and have placed forward Travis Boyd on waivers. TXHT’s Report
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Carolina Hurricanes – 5p EST Start Time
After coming back a from a two goal deficit the night before in Washington, the Carolina Hurricanes would bring the magic back for a second consecutive night as they took on the Tampa Bay Lightning. After getting a goal from Brett Pesce in the first 1:14, the Hurricanes would give up three unanswered goals by the Lightning when Tyler Johnson, Kevin Shattenkirk and Steven Stamkos to gain a 3-1 lead heading into the first intermission. However, the Hurricanes would climb back as they would get goals from Erik Haula (second period PPG) and Dougie Hamilton (third period PPG) to tie the game and send the game to overtime. Once into overtime the Hurricanes would only need 1:53 of the extra frame as Jaccob Slavin would score to give the Hurricanes their second straight come from behind overtime victory.
Dallas Stars v. Detroit Red Wings – 7p EST Start Time
Heading to Detroit the Dallas Stars look for their first victory of their very young 2019-20 season, and a quick jump on the Red Wings would help them early on as they would get first period goals from Roope Hintz and Tyler Seguin to give the Stars a 2-0 lead going into the first intermission. In the second period it would become the Anthony Mantha show as he would score two goals to tie the game for the Red Wings. Mantha’s first goal would be on the powerplay and 48 seconds into the period. Then Mantha would score again nine minutes later to tie the game. In the third period Mantha would score 15 seconds into the period to complete the natural hat trick, but Roope Hintz would score his second of the game 33 seconds late tie the game back up at three. However, it would be Anthony Mantha once again as he would record his fourth goal of the game to lead the Red Wings to a 4-3 victory over the Stars.
Winnipeg Jets v. New York Islanders – 7p EST Start Time
The New York Islanders would host a defensively depleted Winnipeg Jets team who would lose Josh Morrissey due to an upper body injury during pregame warmups. The first period neither team would get on the board, but in the second period the Islanders would get three unanswered goals from Josh Bailey (PPG), Brock Nelson, and Anders Lee to give them a commanding 3-0 lead. However, before the end of the second Patrik Laine would get the Jets on the board to cut the Islanders lead to two. However, to start the third period the Islanders would score early to regain their three goal lead when Anthony Beauvillier scored 1:25 into the third period, and that’s all they would need to secure their first victory of the 2019-20 season.