NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
- The NHL Department of Player Safety has fined New Jersey Devils defenseman PK Subban.
- Subban was fined $5,000 for doing a dangerous trip to Calgary Flames forward Milan Lucic on Monday night.
- The fine is the maximum allowed under the CBA.
- The Tampa Bay Lightning announced that forward Nikita Kucherov underwent a successful procedure on a lower body injury.
- Kucherov is expected to miss 8-10 weeks.
- Boston Bruins v. Florida Panthers – 7p ET
- In Florida the Panthers would host the Boston Bruins, and in the first period Charlie Coyle would strike first for the Bs to take the 1-0 lead, but Mason Marchment would score his first of the season to tie the game at one. In the second period Eetu Luostarinen would net his first of the season to give the Panthers the one goal lead. Then in the third period Anthony Duclair and Owen Tippett would score to give the Panthers the 4-1 victory over the Bruins.
- Detroit Red Wings v. Washington Capitals – 7p ET
- In Washington the Capitals would take on the Detroit Red Wings, and in the first period Alex Ovechkin would strike on the powerplay for his eighth of the season for the 1-0 Capitals lead. In the second period Evgeny Kuznetsov would strike four seconds into a powerplay to grow the Caps lead to two, but Adam Erne would net his second of the season to bring the Wings back within one. Then in the third period Robby Fabbri would strike to tie the game and send the game to overtime which would see Dylan Larkin strike to give the Red Wings the 3-2 victory over the Capitals.
- Michael’s TXHT Recap – Caps Clipped in OT Again
- Toronto Maple Leafs v. Chicago Blackhawks – 730p ET
- In Chicago for an Original Six battle the winless Blackhawks would host the Toronto Maple Leafs, and in the first period Kirby Dach and Alex DeBrincat would both strike to give the Blackhawks the 2-0 lead. In the second period John Tavares would score to bring the Leafs back within one. then in the third period David Kampf would net his first of the season to tie the game at two and send the game to overtime for the Leafs. In the extra frame it would be William Nylander with his third of the season to give the Maple Leafs the 3-2 overtime victory over the Blackhawks.
- Vegas Golden Knights v. Dallas Stars – 830p ET
- In Dallas the Stars would play host to the Vegas Golden Knights, and in the first period Luke Glendening would score to give the Stars the 1-0 lead, but Shea Theodore would strike to tie the game at one for Vegas. In the second period Alexander Radulov would score to retake the one goal lead for the Stars. Then in the third period Jonathan Marchessault would strike to tie the game at two to force overtime for the Knights. In the extra frame it would be Evgenii Dadonov with the game winner to give Vegas the 3-2 victory over the Stars.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. Edmonton Oilers – 10p ET
- In Edmonton the Oilers would take on the Philadelphia Flyers, and in the first period Claude Giroux would net his fourth of the season and Nate Thompson would score to give the Flyers the 2-0 lead, but Tyson Barrie would strike to bring the Oilers back within one. Then in the final seconds of the first period Connor McDavid would score to tie the game at two, but Cam Atkinson would strike with one second left to retake the lead for the Flyers. In the second, Zach Hyman finds the net for his sixth goal of the year just 56 seconds into the period. When the contest shifts to the third period, Cam Atkinson scores his second of the night to once again give the Flyers the one goal lead. With :58.8 left, the Philadelphia Flyers seal the win with the game winner scored by Sean Couturier, his second goal of the season, as they down the Edmonton Oilers 5-3.
- ARI v. TB – 7p ET
- CAL v. PIT – 7p ET
- BOS v. CAR – 7p ET
- COL v. STL – 8p ET
- PHI v. VAN – 10p ET
- BUF v. ANA – 10p ET
- MIN v. SEA – 10p ET
- WIN v. LA – 1030p ET
- MON v. SJ – 1030p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Michael Walters recaps the Anaheim Ducks recent loss to the Winnipeg Jets. (DucksNPucks)
- The Seattle Kraken raised a Stanley Cup championship banner in honor of the 1917 Seattle Metropolitans before their contest with the Montreal Canadiens. (NHL)
- Pierre Lebrun sits down with Kraken general manager Ron FRancis to discuss the Expansion Draft, the team’s progress, and more. (The Athletic – $)