NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
Toronto Maple Leafs v. Boston Bruins – 7p EST Start Time
The Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs would renew their rivalry once again, this time in Boston as both teams look for their sixth win of the season. In the first period David Pastrnak would score a sneaky one for his 10th of the season on the powerplay. Then in the second period Kasperi Kapanen would get on the board for the Leafs to tie the game, but less than two minutes later Brad Marchand would strike to retake the lead for the Bruins. However, Alexander Kerfoot would score on the powerplay to tie the game back up at two. Then in the third period the Bruins would get a pair of goals from Brett Ritchie and Par Lindholm to secure a 4-2 victory over the Leafs.
San Jose Sharks v. Buffalo Sabres – 7p EST Start Time
In Buffalo the Sabres play host to the San Jose Sharks, and it would be the Sharks swimming all over the Sabres as they would get goals from Dylan Gambrell (first career NHL goal) and Marc-Edouard Vlasic to take a 2-0 lead. Then in the second period Jack Eichel would score for the Sabres while on the powerplay, then with 31 seconds left in the period Sam Reinhart would tie the game at two. Then in the third period Jeff Skinner would score 45 seconds into the game for the Sabres to take the lead, but Erik Karlsson would score his first of the season to tie the game and send it to overtime, which would see Jack Eichel score his second of the game to give the Sabres the 4-3 victory.
Pittsburgh Penguins v. Florida Panthers – 7p EST Start Time
In Florida the Panthers take on the Pittsburgh Penguins and after a scoreless first period both teams would trade goals in the second. first it would be the Panthers striking with a Noel Acciari marker, then the Penguins would strike with a Teddy Blueger tally, but then the Panthers would strike back with a Denis Malgin goal to take the 2-1 lead. Then in the third period Patric Hornqvist would score for the Penguins, but the Panthers would get goals from Jonathan Huberdeau and Frank Vatrano to secure a 4-2 victory for the Panthers.
Arizona Coyotes v. New York Rangers – 7p EST Start Time
At the legendary Madison Square Garden the New York Rangers would take on the Arizona Coyotes. In the first period the Coyotes would get the lone strike as Lawson Crouse would score his second of the season. Then in the second period Anthony DeAngelo would score his second of the season to tie the game at one, but late in the period both teams would trade powerplay goals as both Alex Goligoski and DeAngelo (his second of the game) would make this a 2-2 game heading into the second intermission. After a scoreless third period it would be the Coyotes striking in overtime as Christian Dvorak scoring his fourth of the season to give the Coyotes the 3-2 victory.
Vancouver Canucks v. Detroit Red Wings – 730p EST Start Time
In Detroit the Red Wings would take on the Vancouver Canucks, and in the first period Anthony Mantha would strike for the Wings on the powerplay for the lone tally of the period. In the second period the Wings would get the lone goal from Dennis Cholowski to gain the 2-0 lead, but in the third period the Canucks would score five unanswered goals to take the victory. The Canucks would get a hat trick from captain Bo Horvat (2 PPGs, and an even strength goal), as well as goals from Jake Virtanen and Tim Schaller to secure the victory 5-2.
Anaheim Ducks v. Nashville Predators – 8p EST Start Time
In Nashville the Predators look to feast on the Anaheim Ducks, and the first period would look good for the Predators as Roman Josi would score on the powerplay followed by a Colton Sissons tally to take a 2-0 lead into the first intermission. Then in the second period the Predators would score two more goals as Rocco Grimaldi and Mattias Ekholm (SHG) would get on the board to expand the lead to four. Then in the third period the ducks would finally get on the board as Ryan Getzlaf would score his third of season, but the Predators would with two more goals as Viktor Arvidsson and Calle Jarnkrok would tally to give the Predators the 6-1 victory.
Edmonton Oilers v. Minnesota Wild – 8p EST Start Time
In Minnesota the Wild would smother the Edmonton Oilers in the first period as they would strike three times in the first period. The Wild would get back to back goals from Eric Staal, and then a powerplay goal from Brad Hunt to take the 3-0 lead into the first intermission. Then the Wild would shut the door the following two periods as they would go on to win 3-0.
Los Angeles Kings v. Winnipeg Jets – 8p EST Start Time
In Winnipeg the Los Angeles Kings look to ground the Jet, but in the first period we would see both teams trade goals as Austin Wagner would score for the Kings, then Kyle Connor would strike for the Jets as they head into the first intermission tied at one. Then in the second period the two teams would trade goals again as Kurtis MacDermid would score for the Kings, and Nikolaj Ehlers would respond for the Jets. Then in the third period Anze Kopitar would score the lone goal of the period to give the Kings the 3-2 victory.
Vegas Golden Knights v. Chicago Blackhawks – 830p EST Start Time
In Chicago the Blackhawks would host the Vegas Golden Knights, and in the first period Kirby Dach would score his first career NHL goal in his second career game to give the Blackhawks the 1-0 lead. However, after a scoreless second period, in the third period the Knights would strike when Nick Holden would score with 93 seconds left in regulation to send the game to overtime. Then in the shootout it would be Shea Theodore scoring the winning goal in the third round to give the Golden Knights the 2-1 victory.
Washington Capitals v. Calgary Flames – 9p EST Start Time
John Carlson would score 2 goals to reach 20 points and lead the Washington Capitals over the Calgary Flames 5-3. TXHT Recap