NHL News and Notes from Sunday, October 20th, 2019
- The Florida Panthers have signed forward Brian Boyle to a one year deal.
Vancouver Canucks v. New York Rangers – 1p EST Start Time
The Vancouver Canucks take on the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden, and the first period would be all Canucks as they would get goals from Bo Horvat (PPG), Brock Boeser, and Jay Beagle (SHG), and that would be all that they would need to defeat the Rangers. The Rangers would get a second period goal from Jesper Fast, and a third period tally from Artemi Panarin, but the Canucks would hold on for the 3-2 victory.
Montreal Canadiens v. Minnesota Wild – 5p EST Start Time
In Minnesota the struggling Wild play host to the Montreal Canadiens. In the first period the Wild would get a powerplay goal from Jason Zucker to take the 1-0 lead, but in the second period the Canadiens would strike for back to back goals from Tomas Tatar (PPG) and Phillip Danault to take the 2-1 lead. However, with 15 seconds left in the period Marcus Foligno would score his first of the season to tie the game at two. Then in the third period Phillip Danault would score his second of the game for the Canadiens, but the Wild would respond with a Brad Hunt powerplay goal and Zach Parise goal to defeat the Canadiens 4-3.
Washington Capitals v. Chicago Blackhawks – 7p EST Start Time
The Capitals kick off their five game road trip with a 5-3 victory over the Blackhawks as Carl Hagelin and Lars Eller both would have two point nights. TXHT Recap
Edmonton Oilers v. Winnipeg Jets – 7p EST Start Time
In Winnipeg the Jet and the Edmonton Oilers would go scoreless all the way to the shootout that would see Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine score to give the Jets the 1-0 victory.
Calgary Flames v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p EST Start Time
In Anaheim the Ducks would fall to the Calgary Flames in a closely contested matchup. After a scoreless first period the Ducks would score 12 seconds into the second period when Jakob Silfverberg scored his fifth of the season, but the Flames would respond with a Michael Stone tally to tie the game. Then in the third period Mikael Backlund would score his second of the season to give the Flames the 2-1 victory.