NHL News and Notes from Thursday, February 13th, 2020
- The Department of Player Safety has fined Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara $5000 for cross checking forward Brendan Gallagher of the Montreal Canadiens.
Columbus Blue Jackets v. Buffalo Sabres – 7p EST Start Time
In Buffalo the Sabres would celebrate 2000’s night as they host the Columbus Blue Jackets, and in the first period Nathan Gerbe would strike first for the Jackets to take the 1-0 lead. In the second period Boone Jenner would score to grow Columbus’ lead to two, but Jack Eichel would score to bring the Sabres back within one. Then in the third period Victor Olofsson and Evan Rodrigues would score to give the Sabres the 3-2 lead. But Markus Nutivaara would score to tie the game at three. In overtime Olofsson would score his second of the game to give the Sabres the 4-3 victory.
Dallas Stars v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 7p EST Start Time
In Toronto the Maple Leafs would host the Dallas Stars, and in the first period Denis Gurianov would score early for the quick 1-0 lead for the Stars. Then in the second period Radek Faksa would score for Dallas, but Auston Matthews would strike to get the Leafs on the board. In the third period Zach Hyman would score for the Leafs, but Tyler Seguins early third period tally would give the Stars the 3-2 victory.
Edmonton Oilers v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 7p EST Start Time
In Tampa Bay the Lightning would face off with the Edmonton Oilers, and after a scoreless first period Pat Maroon would score for Tampa to take the 1-0 ead. However, Caleb Jones would score to tie the game, but Yanni Gourde would score to retake the lead for the Lightning. Then in the third period Cedric Paquette would score to give the Lightning the 3-1 victory.
Philadelphia Flyers v. Florida Panthers – 7p EST Start Time
In Florida the Philadelphia Flyers would be unrelenting against the Panthers. In the first period the Flyers would get goals from James van Riemsdyk, Tyler Pitlick, and Nicolas Aube-Kubelto take the 3-0 lead. Then in the second period Scott Laughton would score to grow the lead to four. In the third period the Panthers would get goals from Jonathan Huberdeau and Aleksander Barkov, but goals from Sean Couturier and Robert Hagg would give the Flyers the 6-2 victory.
Detroit Red Wings v. New Jersey Devils – 7p EST Start Time
The New Jersey Devils defeat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1.
Arizona Coyotes v. Ottawa Senators – 730p EST Start Time
In Ottawa the Senators would face the Arizona Coyotes, and it would be goals by Vladislav Namestnikov and Brady Tkachuk to give Ottawa the 2-0 lead in the first period. In the second period Oliver Ekman-Larsson would score for the Coyotes, but in the third period despite getting a goal from Joel Oesterle, Ottawa would get the game winning goal from Nick Paul to take the 3-2 victory.
New York Islanders v. Nashville Predators – 8p EST Start Time
In Nashville the Predators would white wash the New York Islanders as Craig Smith would net the hat trick, and Mattias Ekholm and Rocco Grimaldi would score to give the Predators the 5-0 victory.
New York Rangers v. Minnesota Wild – 8p EST Start Time
In Minnesota the Wild would host the New York Rangers, and in the first period Artemi Panarin would score for the Rangers, but goals from Ryan Donato and Jonas Brodin would give the Wild the 2-1 lead. In the second period Jordan Greenway would score to grow the Wild’s lead to two, and in the third period Pavel Buchnevich and Mika Zibanejad would score to tie the game at three and send the game to overtime. However, the extra five minutes would not be enough as Artemi Panarin would score in the shootout to give the Rangers the 4-3 win.
Washington Capitals v. Colorado Avalanche – 930p EST Start Time
The Washington Capitals would dig themselves out of a two goal hole to defeat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on our TXHT Road Trip.
St. Louis Blues v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p EST Start Time
In Vegas we would have a wild one between the Golden Knights and the St. Louis Blues. In the first period both Zach Stanford and Max Pacioretty would both score a pair of goals for their teams, but a tally from MacKenzie MacEachern would give the Blues the 3-2 lead. In the second period Sanford would complete the hat trick, Jonathan Marchessault would score to keep the game within one. Then in the third period Sanford would score his fourth of the game, but goals from Nate Schmidt and Alex Tuch would tie the game at five. In overtime Marchessault would net his second of the game to secure the Golden Knights the 6-5 victory.
Calgary Flames v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p EST Start Time
In Anaheim the Calgary Flames would roast the Ducks as Elias Lindholm, Mikael Backlund (two goals), Oliver Kylington, and Mark Jankowski(two goals) would all score to give the Flanes the 6-0 victory.