NHL News and Notes from Thursday, September 17th, 2020
- The Arizona Coyotes have named Bill Armstrong their new General Manager.
- Previously with St. Louis as an Assistant General Manager/Director of Amateur Scouting, Armstrong was instrumental in the Blues winning the 2019 Stanley Cup.
- Armstrong is the 10th General Manager in franchise history.
- Arizona Coyotes Press Release can be read here.
- Tampa Bay Lightning v. New York Islanders – 8p ET Start Time
- Heading into Game 6 the Lightning look to try again and eliminate the Islanders to advance to the Stanley Cup Final against Dallas. In the first period it would be the Islanders striking first on their first shot as Devon Toews would give them the 1-0 lead, but a little over two minutes later Victor Hedman would score off the rebound to tie the game at one. Then after a scorelss final forty minutes of regulation Anthony Cirelli would strike at 13:18 of overtime to give the Lightning the 2-1 victory and advance to the Stanley cup Final.
- Dickson’s TXHT Recap – Cirelli’s OT Winner Sends Tampa to Stanley Cup