NHL News and Notes from Thursday, November 7th, 2019
- St. Louis Blues announced that forward Alexander Steen will be out a minimum four weeks due to a high ankle sprain.
- The Toronto Maple Leafs placed Nic Petan and Martin Marincin on waivers. The Leafs are expected to make one more move to make room for the returning Zach Hyman.
- The Philadelphia Flyers announced that defenseman Samuel Morin suffered a torn ACL in his right knee, and is expected to be out for the remainder of the season.
Vegas Golden Knights v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 7p EST Start Time
In Toronto we would have a tightly contested matchup between the Maple Leafs and Vegas Golden Knights. After two scoreless periods, the Knights would break the scoreless tie with a Max Pacioretty tally. but the Leafs would respond in kind while on the powerplay as Auston Matthews would score to tie the gaame and send it to overtime. In the extra frame John Tavares would score his fourth of the season to give the Leafs the 2-1 victory.
Washington Capitals v. Florida Panthers – 7p EST Start Time
Both Tom Wilson and Alex Ovechkin would have two goal games as the Washington Capitals down the Florida Panthers 5-4 in overtime. TXHT Recap
Pittsburgh Penguins v. New York Islanders – 7p EST Start Time
The New York Islanders would take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in another overtime thriller. In the first period the Islanders would get the lone goal of the period from Casey Cizikas, but then in the second period the fireworks would come out as the Islanders would get goals from Cal Clutterbuck (SHG) and Adam Pelech. However, the Penguins would respond with three goals of their own in the third period as Jared McCann, Bryan Rust, and Evgeni Malkin would all score to tie the game and send it to overtime which would see Rust score his second of the game to give the Penguins the 4-3 win.
Montreal Canadiens v. Philadelphia Flyers – 7p EST Start Time
In Philadelphia the Flyers would host the Montreal Canadiens, and both teams would trade two goals each in regulation as the Flyers got goals from Philippe Myers and James van Riemsdyk, while the Canadiens got goals from Ben Chiarot and Shea Weber. Then in overtime the Flyers would get the game winner from Sean Couturier for the 3-2 victory.
New York Rangers v. Carolina Hurricanes – 7p EST Start Time
The New York Rangers would come to Carolina and stop the surge of the Hurricanes. the Rangers would get a goal per period from Artemi Panarin, Brendan Lemieux (PPG) and Pavel Buchnevich to take the 3-2 victory. The Hurricanes would get goals from Dougie Hamilton and Sebastian Aho.
Los Angeles Kings v. Ottawa Senators – 730p EST Start Time
In Ottawa we would have yet another overtime game as the the Senators and Los Angeles Kings would require extra time. The Kings would get goals from Dustin Brown and Tyler Toffoli, while the Senators got goals from Anthony Duclair, Artem Anisimov, and the overtime winner from Jean-Gabriel Pageau for the 3-2 victory.
Vancouver Canucks v. Chicago Blackhawks – 830p EST Start Time
In Chicago the Blackhawks would strike with two first period markers as Alex DeBrincat and Andrew Shaw (PPG) would get the Blackhawks on the board, but then in the second period the Vancouver Canucks would get on the board with a JT Miller powerplay tally to cut the Blackhawks lead to one. Then in the third period the Blackhawks would get goals from Patrick Kane (PPG) and David Kampf (SHG), but Jake Virtanen would score for the Canucks, but it would not be enough as the Blackhawks would get one last goal from Brandon Saad to win 5-2.
Nashville Predators v. Colorado Avalanche – 9p EST Start Time
In Colorado the Avalanche would swarm the Nashville Predators. In the first period Cale Makar would score 49 seconds into the game and Nathan MacKinnon would score to give the Avalanche the lead going into the first intermission. Ryan Ellis would have the lone first period tally for Nashville. Then in the second period the Predators would get goals from Filip Forsberg and Matt Duchene (PPG), but the Avalanche would net six goals as Joonas Donskoi (two goals), Ryan Graves, Andre Burakovsky, Matt Nieto (SHG), and Matt Calvert would all score to give Colorado a commanding 8-3 lead. In the third period the Predators would try to claw themselves back into this game with a Craig Smith goal, but Joonas Donskoi would score his third of the game to give the Avalanche the 9-4 victory.
New Jersey Devils v. Calgary Flames – 9p EST Start Time
Scott recaps the New Jersey Devils 5-2 loss to the Flames in Calgary.
Columbus Blue Jackets v. Arizona Coyotes – 9p EST Start Time
In Arizona the Coyotes and Columbus Blue Jackets would trade goals in the first two periods. In the first period Gustav Nyquist would score 14 seconds in to the game for Columbus, but Carl Soderberg would respond for the Coyotes. Then in the second period Jakob Chychrun would score to give the Coyotes their first lead, but Emil Bemstrom would score his first goal to tie the game going into the second intermission. Then in the third period it would be Oliver Bjorkstrand who would score his fourth of the season to secure the 3-2 victory for the Blue Jackets.
Minnesota Wild v. San Jose Sharks – 1030p EST Start Time
The San Jose Sharks would play host to the Minnesota Wild, and in the first period it would be all Sharks as they got goals from Logan Couture, Timo Meier, Marcus Sorenson, and Radim Simek to take a commanding 4-0 lead into the second period. But in the second period the Wild would begin to mount a comeback as they would get goals from Luke Kunin and Eric Staal, but San Jose would respond with goals from Tomas Hertl and Evander Kane (PPG). But in the Third period it would be all Wild as they would get goals from Brad Hunt, Ryan Donato, and Jason Zucker, but it would not be enough as the Sharks would hold on to win 6-5.