NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

 

News:

  • The Ottawa Senators have traded defenseman Dylan DeMelo to the Winnipeg Jets for a 202 3rd Rd Pick.

 

  • The Washington Capitals traded Colorado’s 2020 2nd Rd Pick, and a conditional 2021 3rd Rd Pick to the San Jose Sharks for defenseman Brendan Dillon.

 

  • The Montreal Canadiens have traded defenseman Marco Scandella to the St. Louis Blues for a 2020 2nd Rd Pick, and a conditional 2021 4th Rd Pick.

 

 

Game Recaps:

Columbus Blue Jackets v. Philadelphia Flyers – 7p EST Start Time

CLB RoadPHI Home

In Philadelphia the Flyers would host the Columbus Blue Jackets, and in the first period the Flyers would get goals from Kevin Hayes and Sean Couturier to take the 2-0 lead. Then in the second period Oliver Bjorkstrand would score for the Jackets, but Philippe Myers second period tally, and goals by Travis Konecny and Jakub Voracek in the third period would give the Flyers the 5-1 victory.

 

Toronto Maple Leafs v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p EST Start Time

TOR RoadPIT Home

In Pittsburgh the Penguins would host the Toronto Maple Leafs, and in the first period Bryan Rust and Anthony Angello would score to give Pittsburgh the 2-0 lead. Then in the second period Auston Matthews and Kyle Clifford would strike for the Leafs, but goals from Jason Zucker, Sidney Crosby, and Teddy Blueger would give the Penguins the 5-2 victory.

 

Buffalo Sabres v. Ottawa Senators – 730p EST Start Time

BUF RoadOTT Home

In Ottawa the Buffalo Sabres would come to town to face the Senators, and the first period would be an explosive one as Brandon Montour would score a pair of goals for the Sabres, but the Senators would get a pair of goals from Artem Anisimov, and goals from Vladislav Namestnikov and Drake Batherson to take the 4-2 lead. Then in the second period Kyle Okposo and Victor Olofsson would score for the Sabres, but Jean-Gabriel Pageau’s tally would keep the Senators in the lead. Then in the third period Pageau would net his second of the game, and Anthony Duclair would score to give the Senators the 7-4 victory.

 

Montreal Canadiens v. Detroit Red Wings – 730p EST Start Time

MON RoadDET Home

In Detroit the Red Wings would face the Montreal Canadiens, and in the first period Nate Thompson and Jeff Petry would score to give Montreal the 2-0 lead. Then in the second period both teams would trade goals as Robby Fabbri would get the Wings onto the board, but Nick Suzuki would tally for the Canadiens to keep the two goal lead. However, in the third period the Wings would get a pair of goals from Andreas Anthanasiou, and a Mike Green tally to take the 4-3 victory.

 

New Jersey Devils v. St. Louis Blues – 8p EST Start Time

NJ RoadSTL Home

The New Jersey Devils fall to the St. Louis Blues 3-0 as the NHL Trade Deadline looms.

 

Carolina Hurricanes v. Nashville Predators – 8p EST Start Time

CAR RoadNAS Home

In Nashville the Carolina Hurricanes would storm on the Predators as they would get goals from Jordan Staal, Andrei Svechnikov, Nino Niederreiter, and Sebastian Aho to take the 4-1 victory. Ryan Johansen would score the lone goal for the Predators.

 

Los Angeles Kings v. Winnipeg Jets – 8p EST Start Time

LA RoadWIN Alt

In Winnipeg the Jets would play host to the Los Angeles Kings, and in the first period the Kings would strike first with a Dustin Brown tally. In the second period Jansen Harkins, Mason Appleton, and Blake Wheeler would tally to give the Jets the 3-1 lead. Then in the third period Martin Frk and Brown (second of the game) would score for the Kings, but goals from Nikolaj Ehlers, Patrik Laine, and Wheeler’s second of the game would give the Jets the 6-3 victory.

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