NHL News and Notes from Friday, October 11th, 2019
Florida Panthers v. Buffalo Sabres – 7p EST Start Time
In Buffalo the Sabres look to keep their winning ways goings as they host the Florida Panthers, and after a scoreless 39 minutes and 31 seconds the Sabres would strike first as Johan Larsson would score his first of the season to give the Sabres the 1-0 lead heading into the second intermission. The Sabres would feed off of their momentum as Marco Scandella would score two minutes into the third to give the Sabres the 2-0 lead. However, the Panthers would respond with goals from Evegnii Dadonov and Mike Hoffman to tie the game at two and send it to overtime. After 5 minutes of scoreless overtime the game would go to the shootout, and the Sabres would get goals from Jack Eichel and Casey Mittlestadt to give the Sabres the 3-2 victory.
Anaheim Ducks v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 7p EST Start Time
The Anaheim Ducks come to town as they visit the Columbus Blue Jackets looking for their fourth win of the season. After a scoreless first period the Ducks would get goals from Jakob Silfverberg and Cam Fowler to give them the two goal lead, but Pierre-Luc Dubois would score to cut the Ducks lead to one. However, after a scoreless third period Fowler’s goal would stand to become the game winner as the Ducks defeated the Blue Jackets 2-1.
New York Islanders v. Carolina Hurricanes – 730p EST Start Time
In Carolina the Hurricanes look to make franchise history as they aim to win their fifth straight game to start the season as they host the New York Islanders. In the first period both teams would traded goals as the Hurricanes would strike first a Teuvo Teravainen would score four minutes into the game, but then Brock Nelson would tie the game back up at one on the powerplay. However, the Hurricanes would get the final goal of the period as Brett Pesce would score to make it 2-1 going into the first intermission. Then in the second period Johnny Boychuk would score on the powerplay to tie the game for the Islanders at two, but the Hurricanes would score three unanswered goals as Erik Haula and Dougie Hamilton would score in the second period, and then Andrei Svechnikov would score his first of the season in the third period to ice the 5-2 victory for the Hurricanes.