NHL News and Notes from Monday, February 3rd, 2020
Florida Panthers v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 7p EST Start Time
In Toronto the Maple Leafs would host the Florida Panthers. In the first period Mark Pysyk would score to give the Panthers the 1-0 lead. In the second period The Leafs would get goals from John Tavares (PPG) and William Nylander to take the 2-1 lead, and then in the third period Auston Matthews would score his 37th of the season for the 3-1 lead. However, the PAnthers would strike as Jonathan Huberdeau and Mike Hoffman would score, and Pysyk would net two more to complete the hat trick to to secure the 5-3 victory.
Dallas Stars v. New York Rangers – 7p EST Start Time
At Madison Square Garden the New York Rangers would host the Dallas Stars, and in the first period both teams would trade a pair of goals as Joe Pavelski would net a pair of powerplay goals fro the Stars, and Pavel Buchnevich (PPG) and Brett Howden (PPG) would strike for the Rangers. Then in the second period Stephen Johns and Blake Comeau would score for the Stars to take the 4-2 lead, and in the third period Brendan Lemieux would score on the powerplay for the Rangers, but Corey Perry’s fourth of the season would secure the 5-3 victory for Dallas.
Philadelphia Flyers v. Detroit Red Wings – 7p EST Start Time
In Detroit the Philadelphia Flyers would blank the Red Wings. After a scoreless first period Scott Laughton would score in the second period, and then in the third period both Kevin Hayes and Matt Niskanen would score while shorthanded to secure the 3-0 shutout victory.