NHL News and Notes from Friday, April 30th, 2021
- Winnipeg Jets v. Montreal Canadiens – 7p ET
- In Montreal the Winnipeg Jets and Canadiens would do battle for playoff positioning in the North Division. In the first period Paul Stastny would score to give the Jets the 1-0 lead. Then in the second period Trevor Lewis would net a pair for the Jets, but goals from Nick Suzuki, Artturi Lehkonen, and Joel Armia would tie the game at three for the Habs. In the third period Suzuki would net his second of the game and Tyler Toffoli would seal the deal as the Canadiens would win 5-3.
- San Jose Sharks v. Colorado Avalanche – 9p ET
- In Colorado the Avalanche would host the San Jose Sharks, and in the first period Gabriel Landeskog and Cale Makar would both score powerplay goals to give the Avs the 2-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period Mikko Rantanen would score to give the Avalanche the 3-0 victory over the Sharks.
- Vegas Golden Knights v. Arizona Coyotes – 10p ET
- In Arizona the Vegas Golden Knights and the Coyotes would do battle, and in the first period John Hayden would score to give the Yotes the 1-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period Michael Bunting and Christian Fischer would score to give the Coyotes the 3-0 victory over the Knights.
- Los Angeles Kings v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p ET
- In a cross town battle, the Los Angeles Kings travel down the road to their neighbor Anaheim Ducks. In the first period Hayden Fleury would score for the Ducks to take the 1-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period Lias Andersson and Anze Kopitar would score to give the Kings the 2-1 victory.
- BUF v. BOS – 1p ET
- TB v. DET – 3p ET
- NYR v. NYI – 7p ET
- NJ v. PHI – 7p ET
- PIT v. WAS – 7p ET
- CLB v. CAR – 7p ET
- OTT v. MON – 7p ET
- VAN v. TOR – 7p ET
- SJ v. COL – 8p ET
- FLA v. CHI – 8p ET
- STL v. MIN – 8p ET
- DAL v. NAS – 8p ET
- VGK v. ARI – 10p ET
- LA v. ANA -10p ET
- CAL v. EDM – 10p ET