NHL News and Notes from Sunday, October 17th, 2021
- The NHL Department of Player Safety has fined Calgary Flames defenseman Rasmus Andersson.
- Andersson was fined $5000 for roughing Edmonton Oilers forward Kailer Yamamoto on Saturday night.
- The fine is the max allowed under the CBA.
- Dallas Stars v. Ottawa Senators – 5p ET
- In Ottawa to end the first week of the 2021-22 NHL season the Senators would play host to the Dallas Stars. In the first period Michael Raffl would score his first as a Star to open the scoring, but Nick Paul would strike 50 seconds later to tie the game at one. Then in the second period Chris Tierney score back to back powerplay goals to give the Senators the 3-1 lead. In the second period Joe Pavelski would score for the Stars, but it would not be enough as the Senators would hold on to win 3-2.
- NYR v. TOR – 7p ET
- SEA v. PHI – 7p ET
- ANA v. CAL – 930p ET
- STL v. ARI – 10p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- William Douglas writes about how Jamaica is aiming to bring a hockey team to the 2026 Olympics. (NHL – Color of Hockey)
- After learning about what contributed to Jimmy Hayes’ death, his family comes forward to tell his story in hopes of preventing another. (Boston Globe)
- Viteck Vanecek looks to make his case to be Washington’s number one goalie with consistency both on and off the ice. (Washington Post)
- A preview of the 2021-22 San Diego Gulls as they prepare for their upcoming season. (DucksNPucks)