NHL News and Notes from Saturday, November 30th, 2019
New York Rangers v. New Jersey Devils – 1p EST Start Time
Scott recaps the New Jersey Devils Saturday matinee loss to the New York Rangers.
Philadelphia Flyers v. Montreal Canadiens – 3p EST Start Time
In Montreal the Philadelphia Flyers look to down the Canadiens. In the first period it would be the Canadiens striking first as Joel Armia would net his ninth of the season to give Montreal the 1-0 lead. Then in the second period Justin Brain would tie the game at one for the Flyers, but Tomas Tatar would quickly retake the lead for the Canadiens. However, Kevin Hayes would strike for the Flyers as they retie the game at two. Then in the third period Travis Konecny would give the Flyers their first lead of the game, but Tomas Tatar would score his second of the game while on the powerplay to tie the game at three and send the game to overtime. However, the Flyers would only need 31 seconds of the extra frame as Ivan Provorov would score his sixth of the season to give the Flyers the 4-3 victory.
Buffalo Sabres v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 7p EST Start Time
For the second consecutive night the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs would face each other, and after a scoreless first period William Nylander would strike for the Leafs to get them on the board. Then in the third period Rasmus Ristolainen would strike to tie the game at one and send the game into overtime. In the extra frame it would be John Tavares scoring his tenth of the season to give the LEafs the 2-1 victory.
Washington Capitals v. Detroit Red Wings – 7p EST Start Time
The Washington Capitals beat up on the lowly Detroit Red Wings as Alex Ovechkin nets the hat trick to reach 20 goals for the 5-2 victory. TXHT Recap
Carolina Hurricanes v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 7p EST Start Time
In Tampa Bay the Carolina Hurricanes would surge in the first period as they would get goals from Sebastian Aho (PPG), Jordan Martinook, and Jaccob Slavin to take the 3-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period both Brayden Point and Tyler Johnson would strike for the Lightning, but it would not be enough as the Hurricanes would hols on to win the game 3-2.
Nashville Predators v. Florida Panthers – 7p EST Start Time
At home in Florida the Panthers would play host to the Nashville Predators and after a scoreless first period Anton Stralman would get the Panthers on the board for the 1-0 lead. Then in the third period Stralman would strike again for his second of the game, and Aleksander Barkov would strike to give the Panthers the 3-0 shutout victory.
Columbus Blue Jackets v. New York Islanders – 7p EST Start Time
On Long Island the New York Islanders would play host to the Columbus Blue Jackets. In the first period Andres Lee would get the Islanders on the board first. then in the second period Mathew Barzal would score to grow the Islanders lead to two. Also for the Islanders both Thomas Greiss and Semyon Varlamov would team up for the combined shutout as the Islanders defeated the Jackets 2-0.
Ottawa Senators v. Calgary Flames – 7p EST Start Time
In Calgary, the Flames look to start anew after the resignation of Bill Peters as they took on the visiting Ottawa Senators. In the first period Dillon Dube would get the Flames on the board first. Then after a scoreless second period the Senators would get on the board with a Jean-Gabriel Pageau tally, but the Flames would respond as Elias Lindholm would score back to back goals to lead the Flames to the 3-1 victory.
Pittsburgh Penguins v. St. Louis Blues – 8p EST Start Time
In St. Louis the Blues would face the Pittsburgh Penguins, and in the first period it would be Justin Faulk scoring his first goal as a member of the Blues to give the Blues the 1-0 lead. Then in the second period Sam Lafferty would score to get the Penguins on the board to tie the game at one, but Nathan Walker would score his first as a Blue to retake the one goal lead. Then in the third period Kris Letang would score for the Penguins, but Ivan Barbashev, MacKenzie MacEachern and Jaden Schwartz (PPG) would all score to give the Blues the 5-2 victory.
San Jose Sharks v. Arizona Coyotes – 8p EST Start Time
The Kachina clad Arizona Coyotes would play host to the San Jose Sharks. In the first period the Coyotes would get goals from Nick Schmaltz and Derek Stepan to take the 2-0 lead, but Logan Couture would score to cut the Sharks deficit to one. Then in the second period Dylan Gambrell and Timo Meier would score to give the Sharks the 3-2 lead. Then in the third period Couture would score his second of the game to give the Sharks the 3-2 victory.
Chicago Blackhawks v. Colorado Avalanche – 9p EST Start Time
The Colorado ?Avalanche would smother the Chicago Blackhawks at home. In the first period Brandon Saad would score shorthanded for the Blackhawks, but Nazem Kadri would net back to back goals, and then Nathan MacKinnon would score to give the Avalanche the 3-1 lead. In the second period Dominik Kubalik would score for Chicago, but Joonas Donskoi would net two goals, and Tyson Jost and the returning Mikko Rantanen would score to give the Avalanche the 7-2 lead. In the third period Patrick Kane would score on the powerplay, but it would not be enough as the Avalanche would hold on to secure the 7-3 victory.
Vancouver Canucks v. Edmonton Oilers – 10p EST Start Time
In Edmonton the Vancouver Canucks would come to town to take on their division rival Oilers. In the first period Tyler Graovac would strike on the powerplay then Tanner Pearson would strike while shorthanded to give the Canucks the 2-0 lead, but Connor McDavid would net his 19th of the season to cut the Oilers deficit to one. Then in the second period Zack Kassian would tie the game at two, but Pearson would strike for his second of the game, and Loui Eriksson would score for his first of the season to take the 4-2 lead. In the third period Josh Leivo would score to help the Canucks secure the 5-2 victory.
Winnipeg Jets v. Los Angeles Kings – 10p EST Start Time
The Los Angeles Kings would play host to the Winnipeg Jets, and in the first period Joakim Ryan and Nikolai Prokhorkin would score for the Kings to take the 2-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period the Jets would get a goal from Jack Roslovic, but it would not be enough as the Kings would hold on to win 2-1.
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