NHL News and Notes from Friday, October 18th, 2019

NHL News and Notes from Friday, October 18th, 2019



  • The Washington Capitals placed forward Richard Panik on Long Term Injury due to an upper body injury, and also announced Jonas Siegenthaler as a game time decision for the night’s game against the New York Rangers.
  • The Capitals also recalled forward Travis Boyd and defenseman Martin Fehervary from Hershey of the AHL.


  • The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Detroit Red Wings forward Darren Helm has been fined $5000, the maximum under the CBA, for slashing Calgary Flames forward Elias Lindholm in Calgary on Thursday, October 17th.



Game Recaps:

Colorado Avalanche v. Florida Panthers – 7p EST Start Time

COL RoadFLA Home

In Florida the Panthers host the red hot Colorado Avalanche, but it would be the Panthers striking for three goals in the first period as Jonathan Huberdeau would strike for two goals, and Frank Vatrano would score while shorthanded. However, the Avalanche would get a goal from Joonas Donskoi in the first period as the Panthers went into the first intermission with the 3-1 lead. Then in the second period the Avalanche would get two goals from Andre Burakovsky and a goal from Matt Nieto, while the Panthers would get a goal from Brett Connolly as the game would be tied going into the second intermission. After a scoreless third period they would require overtime which would see Nathan MacKinnon score in overtime to secure the 5- victory.


Dallas Stars v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p EST Start Time

DAL RoadPIT Home

In Pittsburgh the Penguins would host the struggling Dallas Stars and after a scoreless first period both teams would trade goals as Roope Hintz would score to give the Stars the 1-0 lead, but Jared McCann would tie the game for the Penguins heading into the second intermission. Then in the third period the Penguins would get two goals from Kris Letang and a goal from Patric Hornqvist, while the Stars would get a goal from John Klingberg, but it would not be enough as the Penguins would defeat the Stars 4-2.


New York Rangers v. Washington Capitals – 7p EST Start Time

NYR RoadWAS Home

The Washington Capitals end their three game homestand with a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers. TXHT Recap


Columbus Blue Jackets v. Chicago Blackhawks – 830p EST Start Time

CLB RoadCHI Home

In Chicago the Blackhawks would take on the Columbus Blue Jackets, and in the first period the Blackhawks would strike for the 1-0 lead as Drake Caggiula would get on the board late int he first period. Then in the second Pierre-Luc Dubois would score for the Blue Jackets to tie the game at one, but in the third period the Blue Jackets would get another goal from Markus Nutivaara to take the 2-1 lead, but Alex DeBrincat would score to tie the game and send it to overtime. In overtime it would be Jonathan Toews would deflect the puck past Elvis Merzlikins to give the Blackhawks the 3-2 victory.


Detroit Red Wings v. Edmonton Oilers – 9p EST Start Time


In Edmonton the Oilers would take on the Detroit Red Wings, and it would be an all seond period affair as both James Neal and Ethan Bear would score for the Oilers, but Mike Green would score for the Red Wings. However, that would all that would be needed for the Oilers to take the 2-1 lead.


Carolina Hurricanes v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p EST Start Time


In Anaheim the Ducks take on the Carolina Hurricanes, and in the first period the Ducks would get goals from Adam Henrique and Troy Terry to give the Ducks the 2-0 lead heading into the first intermission. Then in the second period both teams would trade goals as the Hurricanes would get goals from Erik Haula (PPG) and Hayden Fleury, while the Ducks would respond with goals from Jakob Silfverberg and Carter Rowney (SHG) to secure the 4-2 victory.


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