NHL News and Notes from Thursday, January 9th, 2020
- The NWHL announced their 2020 All Star Rosters for Team Packer and Team Dempsey.
Winnipeg Jets v. Boston Bruins – 7p EST Start Time
In Boston the Bruins would host the Winnipeg Jets as David Pastrnak would steal the show once again. Pastrnak would score a goal in each period to record the hat trick, and Louis DeBrusk would score two goals to give the Bruins the 5-4 victory over the Jets. Kyle Connor, Andrew Copp (PPG), Neal Pionk (PPG), and Mark Scheifele would score for the Jets.
Edmonton Oilers v. Montreal Canadiens – 7p EST Start Time
In Montreal the Edmonton Oilers would double up the Canadiens to take the 4-2 victory as Riley Sheahan, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (PPG), Alex Chiasson, and Josh Archibald would all score to erase a two goal deficit. Phillip Danault and Jesperi Kotkaniemi would both strike for the Canadiens.
Arizona Coyotes v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 7p EST Start Time
The Tampa Bay Lightning would remain red hot as they face the Arizona Coyotes. Nikita Kucherov would score a pair of goals, and Alex Killorn and Mikhail Sergechev would score to give the Lightning the 4-0 victory.
Vancouver Canucks v. Florida Panthers – 7p EST Start Time
In Florida the Panthers would face the Vancouver Canucks, and the Canucks would struggle again. Despite getting goals from Brock Boeser and Tyler Motte, they would give up goals from Mark Pysyk, Evgenii Dadonov, Mike Hoffman, and a pair of goals from Noel Acciari to give the Panthers the 5-2 victory.
New Jersey Devils v. New York Rangers – 7p EST Start Time
Scott recaps the New Jersey Devils latest loss, this time in the Big Apple to the New York Rangers.
Buffalo Sabres v. St. Louis Blues – 8p EST Start Time
In St. Louis the Blues would face the Buffalo Sabres. The Blues would get a pair of goals from Alex Steen, plus goals from Robert Thomas, Tyler Bozak, and David Perron to secure a 5-1 victory. Jack Eichel would score the lone goal for the Sabres.
Nashville Predators v. Chicago Blackhawks – 830p EST Start Time
In Chicago the Blackhawks would take on the Nashville Predators. Dominik Kubalik and Alex DeBrincat would both strike for Chicago, but goals from Viktor Arvidsson, Colin Blackwell, Matt Duchene, Nick Bonino, and Pekka Rinne to secure the 5-2 victory for the Predators.
Minnesota Wild v. Calgary Flames – 9p EST Start Time
In Calgary the Flames would host the Minnesota Wild. In the first period Derek Ryan would strike on the powerplay for the Flames. Then in the second period Mats Zuccarello would strike for the Wild, but Johnny Gaudreau would strike to retake the lead and take the 2-1 victory for the Flames.
Los Angeles Kings v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p EST Start Time
In Vegas the Los Angeles Kings would come to town to face off with the Golden Knights. In the first period Alec Martinez, Ben Hutton, Tyler Toffoli, and Adrian Kempe would score to give the Kings a commanding 4-0 lead. Then in the second period Reilly Smith and Max Pacioretty would score to bring the Knights within two of the Kings. Then in the third period Kempe would score his second of the game to secure the 5-2 win for the Kings.
Dallas Stars v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p EST Start Time
In Anaheim the Ducks would face the Dallas Stars, and in the first period Denis Gurianov would strike on the powerplay for Dallas. Then in the second period Alexander Radulov would score on the powerplay to grow Dallas’ lead to two. Then in the third period Roope Hintz would score his 15th of the season to give the Stars the 3-0 victory over the Ducks.
Columbus Blue Jackets v. San Jose Sharks – 1030p EST Start Time
In San Jose the Columbus Blue Jackets would take on the Sharks, and after a scoreless first period Kevin Lebanc and Joe Thornton would both score to give the Sharks the 2-0 lead, but Sonny Milano would score for the Jackets to cut their deficit to one. Then in the third period Brent Burns would strike to give the Sharks the 3-1 victory.