NHL News and Notes from Thursday, November 21st, 2019
- The Columbus Blue Jackets have hired Paul MacLean as an assistant coach, and will work on special teams.
Buffalo Sabres v. Boston Bruins – 7p EST Start Time
In Boston the Bruins would play host to the Buffalo Sabres. In the first period the Sabres would strike first as Rasmus Ristolainen would score on the powerplay, but Brad Marchand would score later in the period to tie the game at one. Then in the second period Marchand would score his second of the game on the powerplay to give the Bruins the 2-1 lead. In the third period David Pastrnak would strike on the third period, but Brandon Montour would score for the Sabres. However, the Bruins would hold on to win 3-2.
Anaheim Ducks v. Florida Panthers – 7p EST Start Time
In Florida the Anaheim Ducks look to tame the Panthers, and in the first period it would be the Ducks striking first as Max Jones would net his third of the season. Then in the second period Nick Ritchie, Rickard Rakell (PPG), and Ondrej Kase would score to take the 4-0 lead, but the Panthers would strike late as Brett Connolly would net back to back goals to cut the Panthers deficit to two. Then in the third period the Panthers would force overtime as Aaron Ekblad and Dominic Toninato would score to tie the game at four, and come overtime, it would be Ekblad scoring his second of the game to secure the 5-4 comeback victory.
Pittsburgh Penguins v. New York Islanders – 7p EST Start Time
On Long Island the Pittsburgh Penguins look to defeat the New York Islanders, and early in the first period Evgeni Malkin would score his fourth of the season to take the 1-0 lead, but the Islanders would strike as Scott Mayfield would score with less than five minutes left in the period. In the second period Bryan Rust would score for the Penguins to regain the one goals lead, but on the powerplay Anthony Beauvillier would score to tie the game at two. In the third period both teams would score late in the period as Brock Nelson would strike on the powerplay for the Islanders, and then Patric Hornqvist would score with 30 seconds left in the period to force overtime. Then in overtime Nelson would strike his second of the game to give the Islanders the 4-3 victory.
Philadelphia Flyers v. Carolina Hurricanes – 7p EST Start Time
In Carolina the Philadelphia Flyers look to calm the Hurricanes’ storm, and in the first period the Hurricanes would strike first with goals from Sebatian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen (PPG) to take the 2-0 lead, but the Flyers would strike back with goals from Claude Giroux and Ivan Provorov (PPG) to tie the game at two. In the second period Morgan Frost would score while shorthanded to give the Flyers the 3-2 lead, and then in the third period Linus Wallmark would tie the game at three. However, Giroux would score his second of the game to retake the lead, and Kevin Hayes would get the empty netter to secure the 5-3 victory.
Detroit Red Wings v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 7p EST Start Time
In Columbus the Blue Jackets would take on the Detroit Red Wings, and in the first period Alexandre Texier would strike first for the Jackets, but lat in the period Tyler Bertuzzi would strike to tie the game at one. Then in the second period Cam Atkinson would score on the powerplay for the Jackets, but the Wings would get goals from Filip Hronek and Luke Glendening (SHG) to take a 3-2 lead into the second intermission. Theni n the third period the Wings would get another goal from Bertuzzi, but the Jackets would get goals from Oliver Bjorkstrand (PPG), Boone Jenner, and Eric Robinson to take the 5-4 victory.
Calgary Flames v. St. Louis Blues – 8p EST Start Time
The St. Louis Blues break out the old school 90’s jerseys as they host the Calgary Flames. The Blues would strike first in the first period with a Zach Sanford tally. Then in the second period Oskar Sundqvist and David Perron (PPG) would strike to grow the Blues lead to three. Then in the third period Sundqvist would score his second of the game and Vince Dunn would score to secure the 5-0 victory for the Blues.
Vancouver Canucks v. Nashville Predators – 8p EST Start Time
In Nashville the Vancouver Canucks would get goals from six different goal scorers to tame the Predators. In the first period the Predators would strike first as Ryan Johansen would score for the 1-0 lead, but the Canucks would get goals from Elias Pettersson (PPG) and Tyler Graovac (PPG) to take the 2-1 lead. In the second period Calle Jarnkrok would strike on the powerplay for the Predators, but the Canucks would get goals from JT Miller (PPG), Brock Boeser (PPG), and Bo Horvat (PPG) to take a commanding 5-2 lead. Then in the third period Matt Duchene would score for the Predators, but Tanner Pearson would score while shorthanded to give the Canucks the 6-3 victory.
Colorado Avalanche v. Minnesota Wild – 8p EST Start Time
In Minnesota the Wild would survive the Colorado Avalanche. After a scoreless first period, Cale Makar would score back to back goals for the Avalanche, but the Wild would strike earlier on a Mats Zuccarello powerplay goal, and a Jordan Greenway tally to have the game go into the intermission tied at two. Then in the third period Jason Zucker would score the lone tally of the period to give the Wild the 3-2 victory.
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Chicago Blackhawks – 830p EST Start Time
In Chicago the Tampa Bay Lightning would strike against the Blackhawks. In the first period Mikhail Sergachev would score his first of the season to give the Lightning the 1-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period both teams would score for a combined five goals. The Blackhawks would get their goals from Brent Seabrook and Dylan Strome, but the Lightning would get goals from Anthony Cirelli, Brayden Point, and Cedric Paquette to take the 4-2 victory.
Winnipeg Jets v. Dallas Stars – 830p EST Start Time
In Dallas the Stars would play host to the Winnipeg Jets. After a scoreless first period the Stars would erupt for three goals as Mattias Janmark, Jason Dickinson, and Radek Faksa, but the Jets would get on the board with a Kyle Connor tally as the Stars took a 3-1 lead into the second intermission. Then in the third period Patrik Laine and Luca Sbisa would get on the board for the Jets, but Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin would strike for the Stars to secure the 5-3 victory.
Toronto Maple Leafs v. Arizona Coyotes – 9p EST Start Time
The Toronto Maple Leafs entered the Sheldon Keefe era in Arizona as they took on the Coyotes. In the first period Tyson Barrie would score his first as a Leaf to give the Leafs the 1-0 lead. Then in the second period Pierre Engvall would score his first goal while shorthanded for the 2-0 Leafs lead. Then in the third period Auston Matthews would score his 15th of the season to grow the Leafs lead to three. Vinnie Hinostroza would score for the Coyotes, but the Leafs would hold on for the 3-1 victory.
San Jose Sharks v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p EST Start Time
In Vegas the Golden Knights rekindle their rivalry with the San Jose Sharks. After a scoreless first period Timo Meier would score his sixth of the season to give the Sharks the 1-0 lead. In the third period, the Knights would force overtime with a Brayden McNabb tally. Then in overtime it would be Logan Couture scoring his fourth of the season to secure the 2-1 victory for the Sharks.
Edmonton Oilers v. Los Angeles Kings – 1030p EST Start Time
In Los Angeles the Kings would play host to the Edmonton Oilers, and the Kings would dominate in the first period as Tyler Toffoli, Anze Kopitar, and Jeff Carter would all score to give the Kings the 3-0 lead. Then in the second period the Oilers would get on the board with a Connor McDavid tally, but that would be all the Oilers would score as Michael Amadio would score to retake the Kings three goals lead late in the second, and in the third period Tyler Toffoli would score on the powerplay for his second of the game and give the Kings the 5-1 victory.
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