NHL News and Notes from Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
- The Washington Capitals traded a 2020 3rd Round Draft Pick to the Montreal Canadiens for forward Ilya Kovalchuk.
- Don’t forget to follow the TXHT Trade Tracker for the latest trades before the 3p ET Monday Deadline.
- The Detroit Red Wings traded defenseman Mike Green to the Edmonton Oilers for forward Kyle Brodziak and a Conditional Draft Pick.
- The NHL announced that the St. Louis Blues will be the Minnesota Wild’s opponent for the 2021 Winter Classic at Target Field in Minnesota.
- The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced that they have signed defenseman Zach Bogosian to a one year $1.3 mil. deal.
- Bogosian had his contract terminated by the Buffalo Sabres this past weekend after he refused to report to Rochester of the AHL.
Pittsburgh Penguins v. Washington Capitals – 12p EST Start Time
The Washington Capitals get back to their winning ways as they defeat their arch rival Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 to retake the Metro Division lead.
Chicago Blackhawks v. Dallas Stars – 3p EST Start Time
In Dallas the Stars would host the Chicago Blackhawks, and in the first period Joe Pavelski would score to give the Stars the 1-0 lead. Then in the second period Dominik Kubalik would score to get the Blackhawks on the board, but Tyler Seguin’s tally would give the Stars the 2-1 victory.
Winnipeg Jets v. Buffalo Sabres – 3p EST Start Time
In Buffalo the Sabres would host the Winnipeg Jets, and it would be Blake Wheeler scoring for the Jets, but Kyle Okposo would net two goals to give the Sabre the 2-1 victory.
San Jose Sharks v. New York Islanders – 5p EST Start Time
On Long Island the New York Islanders would host the San Jose Sharks, and in the first period Anders Lee would open the scoring for the Islanders, but Dylan Gambrell would score to tie the game for the Sharks. Then in the second period Lee would net his second of the game and Devon Toews would score to give the Islanders the two goal lead, and then Josh Bailey would score in the third period to secure the 4-1 victory for the Islanders.
Calgary Flames v. Detroit Red Wings – 7p EST Start Time
In Detroit the Red Wings would host the Calgary Flames, and in the first period Dylan Larkin would score for the Wings, but Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan would score to give the Flames the 2-1 lead. Then in the second period Andrew Mangiapane would score to grow the Flames lead to two, but in the third period Larkin would net his second of the game to bring the Wings back within one. However, Mangiapane’s second of the game would give the Flames the 4-2 victory.
St. Louis Blues v. Minnesota Wild – 730p EST Start Time
In Minnesota the Wild would host the St. Louis Blues, and in the first period the Jordan Kyrou and Brayden Schenn to take the 2-0 lead. In the second period Marcus Foligno would score to get the Wild on the board, but Oskar Sundqvist would score to give the Blues the two goal lead back. Then in the third period Ivan Barbashev would score shorthanded to give the Blues the 4-1 victory.
Vegas Golden Knights v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p EST Start Time
In Anaheim the Vegas Golden Knights would come to town to face the Ducks, and in the first period Patrick Brown would score his first career NHL goal for the Knights, but Devin Shore would score to tie the game for the Ducks. In the second period Nick Ritchie would score to give the Ducks the 2-1 lead, but Alec Martinez would score to tie the game at two and William Karlsson would score to take the 3-2 lead. Then in the third period Karlsson would tally two more times for the Knights, but Ritchie would score his second of the game, and Adam Henrique would score a pair to tie the game at five and send the game to overtime which would see Shea Theodore score the winner for Vegas as the Golden Knights take the 6-5 victory.
Edmonton Oilers v. Los Angeles Kings – 10p EST Start Time
In Los Angeles the Kings would play host to the Edmonton Oilers, and in the first period Leon Draisaitl would net his 36th of the season while on the powerplay to give the Oilers the 1-0 lead. In the second period Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Connor McDavid would tally to grow the Oilers lead to three, but Anze Kopitar would score late to get the Kings on the board. Then in the third period Dustin Brown would scoe for the Kings, but Josh Archibald’s tally would give the Oilers the 4-2 victory.