NHL News and Notes from Monday, December 30th, 2019
- The NHL announced the 2020 NHL All Star Game Rosters.
Ottawa Senators v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p EST Start Time
In the lone Monday night matchup the Pittsburgh Penguins would play host to the Ottawa Senators. In the first period the Penguins would take the 2-0 lead as they would get goals from Evgeni Malkin and Dominik Simon. Then in the second period Nick Paul would strike for the Seantors to bring them within one, but Malkin would score his second of the game to give the Penguins their two goal lead back. Nick Paul would score his second of the game to cut the deficit to one, but Patric Hornqvist would score to regain the two goal lead going into the second intermission. In the third period Jake Guentzel would strike to give the Penguins the 5-2 victory.