NHL News and Notes from Monday, January 27th, 2020
Washington Capitals v. Montreal Canadiens – 7p EST Start Time
The Washington Capitals return from the All Star Break with a 4-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
New Jersey Devils v. Ottawa Senators – 730p EST Start Time
Scott recaps the New Jersey Devils shootout victory over the Ottawa Senators 4-3 coming back from their break.
Toronto Maple Leafs v. Nashville Predators – 8p EST Start Time
In Nashville, the Predators would faceoff with the Toronto Maple Leafs. In the first period Mikael Granlund would score for the Predators, but goals from William Nylander and Zach Hyman would give the Leafs the 2-1 lead. Then in the second period Rasmus Sandin would score his first career NHL goal, and Jason Spezza would score to grow the Leafs lead to three. In the third period Viktor Arvidsson would tally for the Predators, but a goal by Auston Matthews would give the Maple Leafs the 5-2 victory.
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Dallas Stars – 8p EST Start Time
In Dallas the Stars would faceoff with the Tampa Bay Lightning, and after a scoreless first period Steven Stamkos would break the tie for the Lightning, but Denis Gurianov would tie the game at one for the Stars. Then in the third period Jamie Benn would strike for the Stars to take the lead, but late in the the period Stamkos would net his second of the game to tie the game at two to force overtime. However, in the extra period Benn would net his second of the game to give the Stars the 3-2 victory.
St. Louis Blues v. Vancouver Canucks – 10p EST Start Time
In Vancouver the St. Louis Blues would come to town to face the Canucks, and a little over three minutes into the first period Zach Sanford would score to give the Blues the 1-0 lead. Then in the second period JT Miller would strike for the Canucks to tie the game at one, and then Miller would score again to take the 2-1 lead for Vancouver. Then in the third period Bo Horvat would strike to seal the the deal as the Canucks would defeat the Blues 3-1.
Anaheim Ducks v. San Jose Sharks – 1030p EST Start Time
In San Jose the Sharks would host the Anaheim Ducks, and in the first period Stefan Noesen and Patrick Marleau would tally to give the Sharks the 2-0 lead. In the second period Ondrej Kase would strike shorthanded for the Ducks, but Marleau would net his second of the game to regain the two goal lead for the Sharks. Then in the third period Nick Ritchie would score on the powerplay for the Ducks, but Noesen’s second of the game would secure the 4-2 victory for the Sharks.