NHL News and Notes from Monday, October 14th, 2019
Anaheim Ducks v. Boston Bruins – 1p EST Start Time
In Boston it would be the David Pastrnak show as he would score all four Bruin goals as they defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-2. Pastrnak would score two goals at even strength and the other two on the powerplay. Rickard Rakell and Adam Henrique would score for the Ducks.
Minnesota Wild v. Ottawa Senators – 1p EST Start Time
In Ottawa the Minnesota Wild look to gain their first victory of the season, and after going over 45 minutes of scoreless hockey with the Senators until Victor Rask would break the tie with the eventual game winner. Then late in the period Zach Parise would score to ice the victory for the Wild as they get their first victory with the score of 2-0.
Florida Panthers v. New Jersey Devils – 1p EST Start Time
In New Jersey the Devils continue to struggle as the Florida Panthers were able to come from behind and explode with a three goal third period to defeat the Devils. In the first period Jonathan Huberdeau would score 16 seconds into the game to give the Panthers the fast 1-0 lead, but the DEvils would respond with goals from Taylor Hall and Jesper Bratt to take the 2-1 lead into the first intermission. Then in the second period Will Butcher and Pavel Zacha would score in the first 70 seconds to give the Devils the commanding 4-1 lead, but then the Panthers would strike back with five unanswered goals as Brett Connolly would score back to back goals in the second, and then in the third MacKenzie, Noel Acciari and Evgenii Dadonov would score to secure the Panthers 6-4 victory.
St. Louis Blues v. New York Islanders – 1p EST Start Time
On the island the New York Islanders play host to the St. Louis Blues as they look to break even at .500, and it would require overtime to do so. After going down by two to the Blues after they got goals from Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko, the Islanders would storm back in the last six minutes of the third period to force overtime when Brock Nelson and Matthew Barzal would score to tie the game at two. Then in overtime Devon Toews would score less than 75 seconds into overtime to seal the victory for the Islanders 3-2.
Dallas Stars v. Buffalo Sabres – 3p EST Start Time
In Buffalo the Sabres look to keep the Dallas Stars down as they come to town, and the hometown Sabres would strike first after a scoreless first period as Victor Olofsson would score on the powerplay to give the Sabres the lead. Then Sam Reinhart would score late in the second period to give the Sabres the 2-0 lead heading into the second intermission. Then in the third period the Sabres would get goals from Jeff Skinner and Marcus Johansson to secure the 4-0 victory.
Colorado Avalanche v. Washington Capitals – 5p EST Start Time
After a lackluster first period the Washington Capitals fall to the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 as the Avalanche go 5-0-0 to start the season. TXHT’s Recap
Edmonton Oilers v. Chicago Blackhawks – 830p EST Start Time
In Chicago the Edmonton Oilers look to win their sixth straight to start the season, but the Blackhawks had other plans as they would get a second period goal from Patrick Kane to break the scoreless tie. Then in the third period, goals from Alexander Nylander and Brandon Saad would seal the deal for the Blackhawks as they would secure a 3-1 win and give the Oilers their first loss of the 2019-20 season. The Oilers lone goal would come from James Neal late in the third period.