NHL News and Notes from Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
Vancouver Canucks v. Washington Capitals – 1230p EST Start Time
The Washington Capitals fall to the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 in the shootout on Hockey Fights Cancer Day. TXHT Recap
Calgary Flames v. Philadelphia Flyers – 1p EST Start Time
In Philadelphia the Flyers look to cool the Calgary Flames, and after a scoreless first period the Flyers would strike in the second period with a Jakub Voracek tally to take the 1-0 lead. then in the third period Andrew Mangiapane would tie the game at one for the Flames, however, Kevin Hayes would strike late in the third period to retake the lead for the Flyers. But the Flames would not stay down as Elias Lindholm would strike for his 11th of the season to tie the game at two and send the game to overtime. After a scoreless extra frame, it would be Matthew Tkachuk scoring the lone goal of the shootout to secure the 3-2 victory.
Arizona Coyotes v. Los Angeles Kings – 4p EST Start Time
In Los Angeles the Arizona Coyotes look to topple the Kings, and in the first period while on the powerplay Phil Kessel would strike to give the Coyotes the 1-0 lead. Then in the second period Anze Kopitar would strike on the powerplay for the Kings to tie the game at one, but Lawson Crouse would retake the lead for the Coyotes with his fifth of the season. Then in the third period Christian Fischer would score for the Coyotes to take the 3-1 lead, but Nikolai Prokhorkin would score for the Kings, but it wouldn’t be enough as the Coyotes would take the 3-2 victory.
Toronto Maple Leafs v. Colorado Avalanche – 7p EST Start Time
In Colorado the Toronto Maple Leafs would explode for four goals against the Avalanche after Nathan MacKinnon would score 31 seconds into the game to take the lead, but the Leafs would get their goals from Nick Shore, Auston Matthews, Tyson Barrie (PPG), Kasperi Kapenen to take the 4-1 lead. Then in the second period the Avalanche would chip away at the deficit with an Andre Burakovsky powerplay goal, and then in the third period the Avalanche would get a goal from Valeri Nichushkin to cut the deficit to one. However, The Leafs would get a goal from Zach Hyman with one second left in the game to take the 5-3 victory.
Columbus Blue Jackets v. Winnipeg Jets – 7p EST Start Time
In Winnipeg the Jets would face off against the Columbus Blue Jackets in a tightly contested matchup. In the first period the Jackets would strike first with a Pierre-Luc Dubois powerplay goal, but Blake Wheeler would strike to tie the game at one. Then in the second period Seth Jones (PPG) and Gustav Nyquist (PPG) would both strike for the Jackets, but Nikolaj Ehlers and Mathieu Perreault would keep the game tied up as they enter the second intermission. Then in the third period with less than two minutes left in regulation Andrew Copp would strike to give the Jets the 4-3 victory.
Minnesota Wild v. Boston Bruins – 7p EST Start Time
In Boston the Bruins would play host to the Minnesota Wild, and in the first period it would be the first to strike with a Jason Zucker powerplay goal. Then in the second period Victor Rask and Eric Staal (PPG) would score for the Wild, but Jake DeBrusk and Brad Marchand would score for the Bruins. Then in the third period Kevin Fiala would grow the Wild’s lead back to two, but the Bruins would comeback with two goals from David Krejci (EVS and PPG) to tie the game up at four and send the game to overtime. In overtime Torey Krug would score to complete the comeback as the Bruins downed the Wild 5-4.
New York Rangers v. Montreal Canadiens – 7p EST Start Time
In Montreal the Canadiens would blow one against the New York Rangers. In the first period the Canadiens would get two goals from Max Domi and a goal from Artturi Lehkonen to take a commanding 3-0 lead. Then in the second period Shea Weber would strike to grow the lead to four, but the Rangers would start to mount the comeback as Filip Chytil, Pavel Buchnevich, and Brendan Lemieux would all strike to cut the Canadiens lead to one. Then in the third period Lehkonen would get his second of the game to give the Canadiens the two goal lead, but Artemi Panarin, Lemieux’s second of the game while shorthanded, and a Jacob Trouba tally would complete the comeback as the Rangers would defeat the Canadiens 6-5.
Anaheim Ducks v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 7p EST Start Time
The Tampa Bay Lightning played host to the Anaheim Ducks, and in the first period Brayden Point would get the Lightning on the board first, but then while shorthanded Derek Grant would score for the Ducks to tie the game at one. Then in the second period Rickard Rakell would score for the Ducks, but the Lightning would get goals from Nikita Kucherov, a powerplay tally from Point for his second of the game, and from Pat Maroon to take a 4-2 lead. Then in the third period Anthony Cirelli (PPG) and Ondrej Palat (PPG) would score to give the Lightning the 6-2 victory.
Detroit Red Wings v. New Jersey Devils – 7p EST Start Time
Scott recaps the New Jersey Devils 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings. Scott’s Recap
Florida Panthers v. Carolina Hurricanes – 7p EST Start Time
In Carolina the Hurricanes would take on the Florida Panthers. In the first period both teams would trade goals as the Hurricanes would get goals from Brett Pesce and Martin Necas, and Aaron Ekblad and Brian Boyle would score for the Panthers. Then in the second period Dougie Hamilton would score to give the Hurricanes the 3-2 lead, and Andrei Svechnikov would score his 11th of the season to secure the 4-2 victroy for the Hurricanes.
Nashville Predators v. St. Louis Blues – 8p EST Start Time
In St. Louis the Nashville Predators would pounce on the Blues in the first period as they would get goals from Filip Forsberg, Mattias Ekholm, and Colton Sissons, but the Blues would get a goal as Klim Kostin would score his first of the season to cut the Predators lead to two. Then after a scoreless second period Alex Pietrangelo would strike on the powerplay for the Blues, but Calle Jarnkrok would secure the victory with the 4-2 win.
Chicago Blackhawks v. Dallas Stars – 8p EST Start Time
In Dallas the Stars and Chicago Blackhawks would need the shootout to settle things. In the first period both teams would trade goals as Roope Hintz would strike for the Stars, and Olli Maatta would score for the Blackhawks. Then after two scoreless periods and a scoreless overtime it would be goals from Joe Pavelski and Tyler Seguin in the shootout to secure the 2-1 win for the Stars.
Edmonton Oilers v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p EST Start Time
In Vegas the Golden Knights would spring a leak as the Edmonton Oilers came to town. In the first period Connor McDavid and Ethan Bear would score for the Oilers, but Cody Eakin would strike late in the period to trail by one. Then in the second period Markus Granlund would strike to give the Oilers their two goal lead back. However, shea Theodore would strike for the Knights to cut the deficit to one. Then in the third period the Oilers would get their two goal lead as McDavid would score his second of the game while on the powerplay, and secure the 4-2 victory for the Oilers.
New York Islanders v. San Jose Sharks – 1030p EST Start Time
In San Jose the Sharks and New York Islanders would do battle, and after a scoreless first period Marcus Sorensen would strike first for the Sharks. However, Casey Cizikas would strike less than three seconds later to tie the game at one for the Islanders. Then after a scoreless third period this game would require overtime, and it would be Logan Couture striking to give the Sharks the 2-1 victory.
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