NHL News and Notes from Thursday, November 14th, 2019
- The NWHL announced a new round of equity funding for the growth of the league and Women’s Hockey.
- With the news it is also being reported that the NWHL could be expanding into Canada with the prime location potentially being Toronto.
- The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced that forward Sidney Crosby will be out a minimum of six weeks after undergoing successful surgery on a core muscle injury.
- The New York Islanders have placed forward Andrew Ladd on waivers.
- As noted by Chris Johnston of Sportsnet, Ladd has this season plus three more years on his contract at an AAV of $5.5 mil.
- The first TXHT Report card came out today as we looked at the Washington Capitals first 20 games of the 2019-20 season.
- The Calgary Flames announced that defenseman TJ Brodie experienced an episode on the ice at practice, and is at the hospital alert and responsive as of 4p ET Thursday.
Carolina Hurricanes v. Buffalo Sabres – 7p EST Start Time
The Buffalo Sabres host the Carolina Hurricanes as they look to win their 10th game of the season. In the first period Jeff Skinner would strike against his former team to give the Sabres the 1-0 lead with his eighth of the season. then in the second half of the first period the Hurricanes would strike as Jordan Staal would score his third of the season to tie the game at one, then would get a goal from Sebastian Aho on the powerplay to take the 2-1 lead. In the second period both teams would trade goals as Teuvo Teravainen would score for the Hurricanes, then Curtis Lazar would tally for the Sabres. Then in the third period the Sabres would tie the game at three when Henri Jokiharju would score his second of the season, but the Hurricanes would strike back on the powerplay with Andrei Svechnikov’s eighth of the season. However, Jeff Skinner would score his second of the season to tie the game at four in the final minute of regulation to send the game to overtime. And in overtime Dougie Hamilton would strike for the Hurricanes to win the game 5-4.
New York Rangers v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 7p EST Start Time
In Tampa Bay the Lightning would strike early and often in the first period against the New York Rangers. The Lightning would get goals from Luke Schenn, Alex Killorn (PPG), Nikita Kucherov (PPG) and Ondrej Palat to take the 4-0 lead in the first seven minutes of the game. Before the first period would end the Rangers would finally strike as Chris Kreider would net his fifth of the season. Then in the second period Steven Stamkos would score twice on the powerplay, and Pat Maroon and Kevin Shattenkirk would both score for another four goal period for the Lightning. In the third period Filip Chytil would score shorthanded for the Rangers, but Yanni Gourde would score for the Lighting to grow their lead back to seven. The Rangers would get one more goal from Chytil, but it wouldn’t be enough as the Lightning would go on to win 9-3.
Winnipeg Jets v. Florida Panthers – 7p EST Start Time
The Winnipeg Jets head south to face the Florida Panthers and after a scoreless first period both teams would trade goals in the second period. Josh Morrissey would get the Jets on the board first, but the Panthers would strike on the powerplay with a Aleksander Barkov tally. Then in the third period the Panthers would get two goals from Vincent Trocheck, but the Jets would get goals from Nikolaj Ehlers, Mark Scheifele, and Andrew Copp to secure the 4-3 victory.
Arizona Coyotes v. Minnesota Wild – 8p EST Start Time
In Minnesota the Wild would strike first with a Kevin Fiala goal to take a 1-0 lead into the first intermission. Then in the second period Conor Garland would score his ninth of the season for the Arizona Coyotes to tie the game at one. Then in the third period the Wild would regain the lead with a Zach Parise powerplay goal, however, Lawson Crouse would strike back for the Coyotes to tie the game back up at two. The Wild would respond a few minutes later as Jordan Greenway would score his first of the season to regain the lead and take the 3-2 victory.
Colorado Avalanche v. Edmonton Oilers – 9p EST Start Time
The Edmonton Oilers would start of their home game against the Colorado Avalanche as Andre Burakovsky would get the Avalanche on the board first, but then the Oilers would score four straight to end the first period as Connor McDavid would score two powerplay goals, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Zack Kassian would score to give the Oilers the 4-1 lead heading into the first intermission. In the second period McDavid would complete the hat trick to give the Oilers their fifth straight goal of the game and a commanding four goal lead while on the powerplay. However, the Oilers still would not stop as in the final minutes of the second period, Nugent-Hopkins would score his second of the game while on the powerplay to take the 6-2 lead and the victory.
Dallas Stars v. Vancouver Canucks – 10p EST Start Time
The Dallas Stars would come to Vancouver and would get the jump on the Canucks as Justin Dowling would strike in the first four minutes of the game to give the Stars the 1-0 lead. Then in the second period both teams would trade goals as the Canucks would get goals from Jake Virtanen and Troy Stetcher, while the Stars would get goals from Blake Comeau and Tyler Seguin to keep the one goal lead. Then in the third period Alexander Radulov would tally to give the Stars the 4-2 victory.
San Jose Sharks v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p EST Start Time
In the Anaheim Ducks 1000th home game at the Honda Center they would strike in the opening 69 seconds of the game on a Rickard Rakell tally. However, the San Jose Sharks would look to spoil the occasion when they tied the game at one on a Tomas Hertl marker. In the second period Herlt would score his second of the game for the Sharks, and Jakob Silfverberg would tally on the powerplay for the Ducks. Then in the third period Max Jones would get on the board for the Ducks, but the Sharks would get three goals from Brent Burns (PPG), Evander Kane (SHG), and Logan Couture to secure the 5-3 victory.
Detroit Red Wings v. Los Angeles Kings – 1030p EST Start Time
In Los Angeles the Kings would strike first against the Detroit Red Wings as Anze Kopitar would score to take the 1-0 lead. In the second period the Wings would get the lone goal from Tyler Bertuzzi to tie the game at one. Then in the third period Bertuzzi would score his second of the game for the Wings to take the lead, but Adrian Kempe would tie the game at two for the Kings and send the game to overtime. In overtime Alex Iafallo would secure the 3-2 victory for the Kings.