NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
- Per Elliotte Friedman, the Los Angeles Kings have informed forward Ilya Kovalchuk that he will not be in the Kings’ lineup for the forseeable future.
Florida Panthers v. Boston Bruins – 7p EST Start Time
In Boston the Bruins would face the Florida Panthers, and after a scoreless first period the Bruins would explode for four goals in the second period as they would get goals from David Pastrnal, Joakim Nordstrom, Anders Bjork (PPG), and Zdeno Chara. Then in the thrid period the Panthers would strike back with four of their own as Aaron Ekblad, Frank Vatrano (PPG), Mike Hoffman (PPG), and Keith Yandle as they would force overtime. After the extra five minutes both teams would go to the shootout and Hoffman would strike again as the Panthers would complete the comeback with the 5-4 victory.
Columbus Blue Jackets v. Montreal Canadiens – 7p EST Start Time
In Montreal we would see a back and forth matchup between the Canadiens and Columbus Blue Jackets. In the first period Eric Robinson would score his first goal for the Jackets. Then after a scoreless second period Brendan Gallagher would tie the game at one. However, late in regulation Zach Werenski would score for the Jackets, but Tomas Tatat would score in the final minute to send the game to overtime. In the shootout Jonathan Drouin would score the lone goal of the shootout to give the Canadiens the 3-2 victory.
Pittsburgh Penguins v. New York Rangers – 730p EST Start Time
At Madison Square Garden the New York Rangers would get the early jump on the Pittsburgh Penguins as they would get first period goals from Kaapo Kakko and Adam Fox. However, in the second period the Penguins would strike back as Justin Schultz and Jared McCann (PPG) would score to tie the game at two. Then after a scoreless third period it would be Kakko scoring his second of the game in overtime to secure the 3-2 victory for the Rangers.
Arizona Coyotes v. St. Louis Blues – 8p EST Start Time
In St. Louis the Blues would strike first as Jaden Schwartz would net his fourth of the season. However, the Arizona Coyotes would strike as Clayton Keller would score his fourth of the season, but Colton Parayko would retake the lead for the Blues. Then in the third period Conor Garland would score on the powerplay to tie the game at two. Then in the shootout the Coyotes would do it for the second straight night as NickSchmaltz and Conor Garland would score in the shootout to secure the victory for the Coyotes.
Colorado Avalanche v. Winnipeg Jets – 8p EST Start Time
In Winnipeg the Jets would not have an answer for the Colorado Avalnache as Cale Makar would strike late in the first period, and then Nathan MacKinnon would score two goals in the third along with a Joonas Donskoi powerplay goal to secure the 4-0 victory. This game would also see the NHL debut of Adam Werner, and his first career shutout.
Nashville Predators v. Vancouver Canucks – 10p EST Start Time
In Vancouver the Canucks would host the Nashville Predators, and after a scoreless first period the Canucks would strike as Tanner Pearson would score on the powerplay to give the Canucks the 1-0 lead. Then late in the second period Calle Jarnkrok would score for the Predators to tie the game at one. Then in the third period the Predators would get goals from Mikael Granlund and Filip Forsberg (PPG), but the Canucks would double up the Predators as they would get two goals from Elias Pettersson (PPG and EVS), and goals from Andrew Gaudette (PPG) and Tanner Pearson (second of the game) to take the 5-3 victory.
Detroit Red Wings v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p EST Start Time
In Anaheim the Ducks would look for their tenth victory of the season as the Detroit Red Wings come to visit, and after a scoreless first period the Ducks would get goals from Jakob Silfverberg and Josh Mahura in the first minute of the second period to take the 2-0 lead. Then midway through the second Filip Hronek would score for the Wings to cut the deficit to one, but the Ducks would get their two goal lead back as Cam Fowler would score his fourth of the season. However, before the end of the second period Andreas Athanasiou would score to cut the deficit back to one. Then in the third period Dylan Larkin would score on the powerplay to tie the game at three. In overtime Dennis Cholowski would strike to complete the comeback for the Red Wings as they defeat the Ducks 4-3.
Minnesota Wild v. Los Angeles Kings – 1030p EST Start Time
In Los Angeles the Kings would get a quick strike against the Minnesota Wild as Anze Kopitar would give the Kings the 1-0 lead in the first period. In the second period Jeff Carter would score to grow the Kings lead to two, but Matt Dumba would score to get the Wild on the board to cut the deficit to one. Then in the third period Sean Walker would seal the deal for the Kings as they defeat the Wild 3-1.
Edmonton Oilers v. San Jose Sharks – 1030p EST Start Time
The Sna Jose Sharks would play host to the Edmonton Oilers, and in the first period the Sharks would get goals from Brent Burns, Evander Kane, and Patrick Marleau to take a 3-0 lead into the first intermission. In the second period the Sharks would continue to swarm as Barclay Goodrow would grow their lead to four, but then Leon Draisaitl would respond for the Oilers only to be countered by a Tomas Hertl goal to retake the four goal lead. Then in the third period Zack Kassian would score for the Oilers, but would be responded to by a Timo Meier marker for the Sharks. Sam Gagner would also score for the Oilers in the third period but would not be enough as the Sharks would hold on to win 6-3.