NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
- The Columbus Blue Jackets announced that forward Cam Atkinson will miss 2-3 weeks due to a sprained ankle.
- The St. Louis Blues provided an update on defenseman Jay Bouwmeester after Tuesday night’s cardiac episode.
- The Montreal Canadiens announced that defenseman Shea Weber will miss 4-6 weeks due to an ankle sprain.
Montreal Canadiens v. Boston Bruins – 7:30p EST Start Time
In Boston the Bruins would host their Original Six rival Montreal Canadiens, and in the first 40 minutes David Pastrnak would net the hat trick to give the Bruins the 3-1 lead. Nick Suzuki would score for the Canadiens in the second period. Then in the third period Patrice Bergeron would score to give the Bruins the 4-1 victory.
Calgary Flames v. Los Angeles Kings – 10p EST Start Time
In Hollywood the Los Angeles Kings would take on the Calgary Flames before the Stadium Series. After a scoreless first period Mikael Backlund would open the scoring for the Flames, but Tyler Toffoli and Austin Wagner would score for the Kings to take the 2-1 lead. Then in the third period Kurtis MacDermid would score for the Kings, but Elias Lindholm would strike for the Flames to keep them within one. Lindholm would strike again for the Falames, but tallies by Jeff Carter and Sean Walker would give the Kings the 5-3 victory.
Chicago Blackhawks v. Vancouver Canucks – 10:30p EST Start Time
On the night the Vancouver Canucks would retire the Sedin Twins jerseys they would face the Chicago Blackhawks, and in the first period Bo Horvat would score to give the Canucks the 1-0 lead. In the second period Adam Gaudette would strike to grow the Canucks lead to two. Then in the third period Brandon Sutter would score to seal the deal as the Canucks defeated the Blackhawks 3-0.