NHL News and Notes from Sunday, December 8th, 2019
- The Boston Bruins announced that they have placed forward Steven Kampfer on waivers.
Anaheim Ducks v. Winnipeg Jets – 3p EST Start Time
In Winnipeg the Jets play host to the Anaheim Ducks, and in the first period Mark Scheifele would strike first for the Jets, but the Ducks would respond 32 seconds later with a Jakob Silfverberg tally. Then in the second period Adam Lowry would net his third of the season, and Scheifele would net his second of the game while on the powerplay to give the Jets the eventual 3-2 victory. Devin Shore would score the Ducks other goal of the game.
San Jose Sharks v. Florida Panthers – 5p EST Start Time
In Florida the Panthers look to take down the San Jose Sharks. In the first period Keith Yandle (PPG) and Aleksander Barkov would both score to give the Panthers the 2-0 lead, but Kevin Lebanc would score on the powerplay to get the Sharks within one. Then in the second period Mike Matheson would score his first of the season to grow the Panther lead back to two. Then in the third period Brett Connolly (PPG) and Frank Vatrano would both score to secure the Panthers the 5-1 victory.
New York Rangers v. Vegas Golden Knights – 7p EST Start Time
In Vegas the New York Rangers would pounce on the Golden Knights. In the first forty minutes of the game Artemi Panarin and Chris Kreider would net goals in the first period, then Jacob Trouba (PPG) and Jesper Fast would score as the Rangers took a commanding 4-0 lead. Then in the third period Mika Zibanejad would strik on the powerplay to give the Rangers the 5-0 victory.
Arizona Coyotes v. Chicago Blackhawks – 7p EST Start Time
In Chicago the Blackhawks would net three goals in the first period as Jonathan Toews, Alex DeBrincat (PPG), and Dominik Kubalik would get Chicago on the board, but the Arizona Coyotes would not bow out quietly as Christian Fischer would score in the first period, and Conor Garland (PPG) and Carl Soderberg (PPG) would tie the game up at three heading into the second intermission. After a scoreless third period and five minute overtime period, this game would require the shootout and it would be Conor Garland securing the 4-3 comeback victory for the Coyotes.
Buffalo Sabres v. Edmonton Oilers – 8p EST Start Time
The Buffalo Sabres continue their Western Canada trip with a stop in Edmonton to take on the Oilers. In the first period both Kyle Okposo and Johan Larsson would score for the Sabres as they would take an early 2-0 lead. then in the second period the Oilers would respond with goals from Riley Sheahan and Joakim Nygard to tie the game at two. After a scoreless third period it would be Colin Miller striking in overtime to give the Sabres the 3-2 victory.
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