NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
- San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been sued by The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for failing to pay back over $500k in gambling markers.
- Elliotte Friedman released his latest 31 Thoughts with some very interesting notes on Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien.
- Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is playing in 1500th career NHL Game.
Ottawa Senators v. New York Islanders – 7p EST Start Time
On Long Island the New York Islanders look to continue their winning streak as they take on the Ottawa Senators. In the first period would trade tallies as the Senators would strike first when Jean-Gabriel Pageau would score shorthanded to take the 1-0 lead, but less than a minute later Cal Clutterbuck would tie the game for the Islanders. In the second period the Islanders would take the lead with a Cole Bardeau tally on a penalty shot. Then in the third period Casey Czikas and Josh Bailey would both score to give the Islanders the 4-1 victory.
Carolina Hurricanes v. Philadelphia Flyers – 7p EST Start Time
In Philadelphia the Flyers look to tame the Carolina Hurricanes, and in the first period they would strike as Sean Couturier would strike on the powerplay to give the Flyers the 1-0 lead. Then in the second period Linus Wallmark would score for the Hurricanes to tie the game at one. In the third period the Flyers would strike back to retake the lead when Travis Konecny scored his seventh of the season. Then Joel Farabee and Claude Giroux would seal the deal for the Flyers as they would go on to win 4-1.
Vegas Golden Knights v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 7p EST Start Time
In Columbus the Vegas Golden Knights look to silence the Blue Jackets’ cannons, and that they would in the first period as Reilly Smith would score with 45 seconds left in the first to give the Knights the 1-0 lead. In the second period Boone Jenner would score for the Jackets to tie the game at one, but Smith would score his second of the game while shorthanded to retake the lead for the Knights, and that would be all they needed as the Vegas Golden Knights went on to win 2-1.
Boston Bruins v. Montreal Canadiens – 730p EST Start Time
In Montreal the Canadiens looked to take down the red hot Boston Bruins, and in the first period would go the Canadiens way as they would get goals from Victor Mete, Tomas Tatar, and Paul Byron. However, David Pastrnak would score on the powerplay to to cut the Canadiens lead to 3-1 going into the first intermission. Then in the second period Connor Clifton would score his first of the season to cut the Canadiens lead to one, and then Anders Bjork would tie the game at three, but Victor Mete would score his second of the game for the Canadiens to retake the lead before the end of the second period. Then in the third period Sean Kuraly would score for the Bruins to retie the game at four. However, the Canadiens would get the lead back with a Ben Chiarot tally and defeat the Bruins 5-4.
Los Angeles Kings v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 730p EST Start Time
In Toronto the Los Angeles Kings look to take down the Maple Leafs and continue to climb their way back to being .500, and after a scoreless first period the Kings would get on the board with an Alex Iafallo tally to take the 1-0 lead, but the Leafs would respond with an Alexander Kerfoot tally to tie the game at one. Then in the third period the Leafs would get goals from Auston Matthews and William Nylander to expand their lead to two and defeat the Kings 3-1.
New Jersey Devils v. Winnipeg Jets – 8p EST Start Time
Scott recaps the New Jersey Devils shootout victory over the Winnipeg Jets.
Colorado Avalanche v. Dallas Stars – 830p EST Start Time
The Dallas Stars played host to the Colorado Avalanche, and the Stars would get to early first period goals as Jason Dickinson and Radek Faksa would score to give the Stars the early 2-0 lead. Then in the final 36 seconds of the first period JT Compher would score for the Avalanche to cut the Stars lead to one. In the second period though, Radek Faska would score his second of the game to reclaim the two goal lead for the Stars. Then in the third period Corey Perry would score his second of the season to give the Stars the 4-1 victory.
Arizona Coyotes v. Calgary Flames – 9p EST Start Time
In Calgary the Arizona look to put out the Flames as they would get goals from Clayton Keller and Christian Dvorak to take the 2-0 lead. However, late in the second period while on the powerplay Johnny Gaudreau would score to cut the deficit to one. Then in the third period the Coyotes would grow their lead to 3-1 with a Vinny Hinostroza tally, but the Flames would respond with goals from Matthew Tkachuk (PPG) and Mark Giordano to send the game to overtime. Then in overtime Tkachuk would score his second of the game with less than 30 seconds left to secure the 4-3 victory for the Flames.
St. Louis Blues v. Vancouver Canucks – 10p EST Start Time
The St. Louis Blues would rain on the Vancouver Cancucks celebration as Tyler Bozak would break the scoreless tie in the second period, but then in the third period Quinn Hughes would score his second of the season to tie the game and send it to overtime. Then in overtime Jaden Schwartz would score his second of teh season to secure the 2-1 victory for the Blues.
Minnesota Wild v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p EST Start Time
In Anaheim the Ducks thought they had tamed the Minnestoa Wild after taking a 2-1 lead over into the third period after getting goals from Rickard Rakell and Jacob Larsson in the first two minutes of the second period, but the Wild would get four unanswered goals including three of which that came in the third period as Kevin Fiala, Mats Zuccarello, Eric Staal, and Zach Parise would all score to give the Wild the 4-2 win.
Chicago Blackhawks v. San Jose Sharks – 10p EST Start Time
In San Jose the Sharks would break a scoreless tie in the second period with goals from Patrick Marleau and Evander Kane (SHG). Then in the third period both the Chicago Blackhawks would trade goals as Brandon Saad and Duncan Keith would score for Chicago, but the Sharks would get goals from Tomas Hertl and Timo Meier to secure the 4-2 victory.