NHL News and Notes from Sunday, October 13th, 2019
Pittsburgh Penguins v. Winnipeg Jets – 7p EST Start Time
In Winnipeg the Jets would host the Pittsburgh Penguins, but it would not be a pretty one for the Jets. After a back and forth first period that saw Zach Aston-Reese open up the scoring for the Penguins, Mathieu Perreault would tie the game back up at one to go into the first intermission. Then in the second period the flood gates would open for the Penguins as they would get three goals as Jake Guentzel, Sam Lafferty, and Dominik Simon would all score, while Mark Scheifele would score the lone goal for the Jets as the Penguins took a 4-2 lead into the third period. then in third the Penguins would erupt for three more goals as Lafferty, Aston-Reese, and Guentzel all scored their second of the game to lead the Penguins to a 7-2 victory over the Jets.
Vegas Golden Knights v. Los Angeles Kings – 10p EST Start Time
In Los Angeles the Vegas Golden Knights come to town to take on the Kings, and it would be the Knights striking first as Reilly Smith would get on the board with his fourth of the season and then on the powerplay Max Pacioretty would score to make it 2-0 for the Knights, but the Kings would respond as Austin Wagner would score his first of the season to cut the Knights lead to 2-1 heading into the first intermission. Then in the second period Paul Stastny would score back to back powerplay goals to give the Knights the 4-1 lead going into the second intermission. In the third period the Kings would get on the board when Dustin Brown scored his third of the season, but 17 seconds later Mark Stone would score for the Knights to restore their three goal lead. And Stone’s goal would clinch it for the Knights as they would down the Kings 5-2.
Calgary Flames v. San Jose Sharks – 10p EST Start Time
In San Jose the Sharks look to put out the Calgary Flames as they come looking for their third victory of the season, but it would be all Sharks in the first period as they would get goals from Timo Meier and Kevin Lebanc to give them the 2-0 lead heading into the first intermission. Then in the second period the Flames would get on the board with an Elias Lindholm marker, but the Sharks would respond right back as Tomas Hertl would score while shorthanded to give the Sharks the 3-1 lead heading into the second intermission. In the third period everything would stay status quo as the Sharks cruise to a 3-1 victory over the Flames.