NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
- The NHL announced that Jim Gregory has passed away.
Tampa Bay Lightning v. New Jersey Devils – 7p EST Start Time
In New Jersey the Lightning would outscore the JDevils with the 7-6 overtime victory that saw a Kyle Palmieri hat trick and an Ondrej Palat three point game. Scott’s Recap
Edmonton Oilers v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 730p EST Start Time
In Columbus the Edmonton Oilers come to town to visit the Blue Jackets, and it would be all Oilers to start as they would get goals from James Neal and Leon Draisaitl in the first period. Then in the second period Jujhar Khaira would score his first of the season and Draisaitl would score his second of the game for the commanding 4-0 lead. However, while on the powerplay the Jackets would finally get on the board with a Zach Werenski tally. However, after a scoreless third the Oilers would hold on to win 4-1.
Minnesota Wild v. St. Louis Blues – 8p EST Start Time
In St. Louis after going through a scoreless first period the Blues would strike first on a Sammy Blais tally, but the Minnesota Wild would strike back as Mats Zuccarello would score his first as a Wild. Then in the third period Alex Pietrangelo would score his fifth of the season to give the Blues the 2-1 victory.
Florida Panthers v. Colorado Avalanche – 10p EST Start Time
In Colorado the Avalanche would get the jump on the Florida Panthers as they would get two goals in the first from Matt Nieto and Joonas Donskoi, but the Panthers would get a goal from Colton Sceviour to cut the Avalanche’s lead to one going into the first intermission. Then after a scoreless second period the Avalanche would grow their lead to two on a Nathan MacKinnon, but the Panthers would roar back with goals from Aleksander Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau to tie the game at three and send it to overtime. Then in overtime Huberdeau would score his second of the game to complete the comeback and win the game for the Panthers 4-3.
Montreal Canadiens v. Arizona Coyotes – 10p EST Start Time
In Arizona the Montreal Canadiens would get atleast a goal per period to take down the Coyotes. The Canadiens would get goals from Brendan Gallagher, Shea Weber, Nick Cousins, and Jonathan Drouin, while the Coyotes lone goal would come from Jakob Chychrun as they would fall to the Canadiens 4-1.
Vancouver Canucks v. Los Angeles Kings – 1030p EST Start Time
In Los Angeles the Vancouver Canucks come to town to face the Kings, and it would be Brock Boeser scoring the hat trick (2 PPGs, 1 even strength) to lead the way for the Canucks. The Kings would get goals from Jeff Carter and Adrian Kempe in the first two periods, while the Canucks would also get a goal from Bo Horvat to have a 4-2 lead in the third period. However the Kings would get another goal from Jeff Carter, but Elia Pettersson would score on the powerplay to secure a 5-3 victory.