NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
- The Winnipeg Jets have granted defenseman Dmitry Kulikov a personal leave from the team. The Jets have also designated Kulikov to the Non-Player Roster, and will not count against the team’s active 23 man roster. However, Kulikov’s cap hit will continue to count against the Jets salary cap.
- As a result of Kulikov’s personal leave and Josh Morrissey’s injury the Jets have also called up defenders Sami Niku and Nelson Nogier from the Manitoba Moose of the AHL.
- The Jets also placed forward Bryan Little on the injured list.
- The San Jose Sharks have signed veteran forward Patrick Marleau to a one year $700k deal.
Carolina Hurricanes v. Florida Panthers – 7p EST Start Time
In Florida, the Carolina Hurricanes look to continue their winning ways as they take on their host Panthers, and the Hurricanes would keep their surge going as they would score four goals in the first period as Jordan Staal, Teuvo Teravainen, Dougie Hamilton, and Ryan Dzingel would all get the puck past Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky. Going into the second period the Panthers would put Sam Montembeault between the pipes to start, but Dzingel would still score his second of the game to give the Hurricanes the 5-0 lead. However, the Panthers would finally get on the board as MacKenzie Weegar would get one past James Reimer to make it 5-1. Then in the third period the Panther would get powerplay goals from Keith Yandle and Evgenii Dadonov, but Sebastian Aho would score late to give the Hurricanes the 6-3 victory.
Edmonton Oilers v. New York Islanders – 7p EST Start Time
The Edmonton Oilers head to the Island to face the New York Islanders as they look for their third consecutive victory, and in the first period the Islanders would take the lead on an Anthony Beauvillier shorthanded goal, but the Oilers would respond as they would get back to back goals from James Neal at even strength and on the powerplay to take a 2-1 lead into the first intermission. In the second period James Neal would complete the natural hat trick when he would score his second powerplay goal of the game. Then Zack Kassian would score his third of the season to give the Oilers a 4-1 lead. Then in the third period James Neal would score his fourth of the game to lead the Oilers to an eventual 5-2 viictory. Matt Martin would score the Islanders second goal of the game in the third.
Winnipeg Jets v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p EST Start Time
The Winnipeg Jets look to get themselves in the win column as they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins, but it would be the Penguins who would strike first when Sidney Crosby would strike 32 seconds into the game. However, the Jets would respond with goals from Ville Heinola and Nikolaj Ehlers to take a 2-1 lead into the first intermission. In the second period the Jets would soar as they would score two more goals as Tucker Poolman and Neal Pionk would get on the board to grow the Jets lead to 4-1. The Jets would hold the Penguins scoreless in the third period to win 4-1.
Dallas Stars v. Washington Capitals – 7p EST Start Time
The Washington Capitals blow a third period lead as the Dallas Stars pick up their first victory of the season with the 4-3 OT victory. TXHT’s Recap
Anaheim Ducks v. Detroit Red Wings – 730p EST Start Time
After going almost scoreless for two periods, the Detroit Red Wings would score with five seconds left in the second period to take the 1-0 lead off of a Filip Hronek goal. However, going into the third period it would be all Anaheim as the Ducks would get three unanswered goals from Rickard Rakell, Nick Ritchie, and Jakob Silfverberg to collect the 3-1 victory.
San Jose Sharks v. Nashville Predators – 8p EST Start Time
Looking for their first win of the season the San Jose Sharks travel to Nashville hoping to feast on the Predators. However, it would be the Predators who would takedown the Sharks instead as they got a two goal game from Roman Josi, as well as goals from Kyle Turris, Filip Forsberg, and Dante Fabbro to secure a 5-2 victory. the Sharks would get their goals from Evander Kane, who was returning from his three game suspension, and Brent Burns.
Los Angeles Kings v. Calgary Flames – 9p EST Start Time
In Calgary the Flames host the Los Angeles Kings as they look to get themselves in the win column, and through two periods it would be tightly contested but with the Kings with the slight edge on the score board. While the Flames got second period goals from Matthew Tkachuk and Mikael Backlund, it would be first period goals from Tyler Toffoli and Sean Walker, and a second period goal from Ilya Kovalchuk to give the Kings the 3-2 lead going into the second intermission. Then in the third period with a 64 seconds left in regulation Matthew Tkachuk would score his second of the game to tie it a three and send the game into overtime, but it would be Drew Doughty to end it in 50 seconds to give the Los Angeles Kings the 4-3 overtime victory.
Boston Bruins v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p EST Start Time
In Vegas the Boston Bruins would make their third stop of their four game road trip to start the season, and right away the Golden Knights would get the jump on the Bruins with two goals in the first half of the first period from Mark Stone and Reilly Smith. But then in the second half of the first period the Bruins would come back with goals from David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand to tie the game a two going into the first intermission. Then in the second period the Bruins would get another goal from Marchand 33 seconds into the period, and then a little less than two minutes later David Backes would score to make it 4-2 for the Bruins. In the third period the Golden Knights would get a powerplay goal from Max Pacioretty to cut the deficit to one, but it wouldn’t be enough as the Bruins would go on to win 4-3.