NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
- The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced a series of fines.
- Forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel of the Philadelphia Flyers was fined $4,633.62, the max allowed under the CBA, for Roughing defenseman Rasmus Dahlin of the Buffalo Sabres.
- Defenseman Greg Pateryn of the Minnesota Wild was fined $5000, max allowed under the CBA, for Cross Checking Anaheim Ducks forward Sonny Milano.
- Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson was fined $3,987.07, max allowed under the CBA, for Slashing Calgary Flames forward Sean Monahan.
- All Fines were for actions that took place in games on Monday, January 18th.
- The Minnesota Wild traded defenseman Greg Pateryn to the Colorado Avalanche for defenseman Ian Cole.
- The Avalanche retain 18 percent of Cole’s salary in the trade.
- New Jersey Devils v. New York Rangers – 7p ET
- Rekindling the rivalry the New Jersey Devils come to Madison Square Garden to face off with the New York Rangers. In the first period Travis Zajac would get the Devils on the board first with his first of the season 32 seconds into the game. Then in the second period Chris Krieder would tie the game up on the powerplay for the Rangers, but Jack Hughes would net his first two goals of the season as the Devils would take a two goal lead. However, the Rangers would not stay down as Mika Zibanejad would strike while on the powerplay to bring the Rangers back within one, but the Devils just keep on scoring as Miles Wood would score to give the Devils the 4-2 lead. Then in the third period Filip Chytil would strike to bring the Rangers back within one, but the Devils would hold on for the 4-3 victory.
- Buffalo Sabres v. Philadelphia Flyers – 7p ET
- In Philly the Flyers play host to the Buffalo Sabres once again, and after a scoreless 37 minutes and 51 seconds, Travis Konecny would score his fourth of the season to give the Flyers the 1-0 lead. Then in the third period Jakub Voracek would net his first of the season, and Kevin Hayes would tally to give the Flyers the 3-0 victory.
- Dallas Stars v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 7p ET
- Chicago Blackhawks v. Florida Panthers – 7p ET
- Out in Florida, the Chicago Blackhawks continue their Florida road trip as they face the Panthers. In the first period Carter Verhaeghe would net his first as a Panther and Patric Hornqvist would tally on the powerplay to give the Panthers the 2-0 lead, but Dominik Kubalik would score late on the powerplay to bring the Blackhawks back within one. Then in the second period Verhaeghe would net his second of the game to give the Panthers their two goal lead back, but it would be Kubalik again for the Blackhawks to score and bring them back within one again, and then Patrick Kane would score to tie the game at three. Then in the third period Philipp Kurashev would net his first career NHL goal to give the Blackhawks the lead, but Keith Yandle would score his second of the season while on the powerplay to tie the game at four. In overtime it would be Frank Vatrano striking a little past the midway point to give the Panthers the 5-4 victory.
- Washington Capitals v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p ET
- The Washington Capitals end their four game road trip with their second matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins. In the first period Lars Eller would kick off the scoring to give the Capitals the 1-0 lead, but the Pens would respond with a goal of their own as Colton Sceviour would tie the game at one. However, Big willy himself Tom Wilson would net a pair of goals to give the Caps the 3-1 lead. In the second period the Pens would bring themselves back within one as Jake Guentzel would bang in a powerplay goal, but the Caps would respond as Evgeny Kuznetsov would net his first of the season to retake the two goal lead. However, the Pens would strike once again, but this time shorthanded two players, as Teddy Blueger would net his first of the season to cut the Caps lead to 4-3. Then late in the second period, TJ Oshie would throw a blindside hit Marcus Pettersson to give the Pens the powerplay opportunity and Evgeni Malkin would score on the powerplay to tie the game at four. Then in overtime it would be Sidney Crosby securing the victory for the Pens with his third of the season as the Penguins would go over the Capitals 5-4.
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- Winnipeg Jets v. Ottawa Senators – 7p ET
- In the Canadian Capitol, The Ottawa Senators would play host to the Winnipeg Jets. In the first period Josh Norris would score his first career NHL goal and Chris Tierney would net his second of the season to give the Sens the 2-0 lead, but late in the period Adam Lowery would net his first of the season to get the Jets back within one. Then in the second period Alex Galchenyuk would score on the powerplay to tally his first goal as a Senator to give them the 3-1 lead, however, Kyle Connor would strike on the powerplay to bring the Jets back within one. In the third period Josh Morrissey would tie the game at three, then in overtime Nikolaj Ehlers would score to give the Jets the 4-3 victory.
- Columbus Blue Jackets v. Detroit Red Wings – 730p ET
- In Detroit the Red Wings play host to the Columbus Blue Jackets once again, and after a scoreless first period both teams would trade goals as Boone Jenner would get the Jackets on the board first, then Anthony Mantha would strike on the powerplay to tie the game at one and Bobby Ryan would net his fourth of the season to give the Wings the 2-1 lead. Then in the third period Liam Foudy would score his first of the season to tie the game at two for the Jackets. 15 seconds into the extra frame, Tyler Bertuzzi would win the game for the Red Wings 3-2 with his first goal of the season.
- Carolina Hurricanes v. Nashville Predators – 8p ET
- Colorado Avalanche v. Los Angeles Kings – 10p ET
- In the first match-up between these two teams on the season, both teams will look to take the season advantage. In the first period, Brandon Saad of the Avalanche will get on the board with his first goal of the season as Colorado takes the 1-0 lead. In the second period, Devon Toews would score his second goal, a power play goal, as a member of the Avalanche at 14:11. Mikko Rantanen would score his second goal of the season, also a power play goal, at 16:06 to make it a 3-0 Colorado lead. In the third period, Andreas Athanasiou scores his third goal of the season at 7:50 and Adrian Kempe scores his first goal of the season, a power play goal, to bring the Kings within a goal. However the comeback falls short as the Avalanche win the contest 3-2.
- EDM v. TOR – 7p ET
- SJ v. STL – 9p ET
- MIN v. ANA – 930p ET
- MON v. VAN – 10p ET
- ARI v. VGK – 10p ET