NHL News and Notes from Friday, November 12th, 2021
- Brayden Coburn announced his retirement from the NHL.
- Coburn played for the Atlanta Thrashers, Ottawa Senators, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders, and Tampa Bay Lightning.
- Coburn would win the Stanley Cup with the Lightning in 2020.
- The NHL Department of Player Safety has suspended Vancouver Canucks defenseman Tucker Poolman.
- Poolman was suspended for two games for high sticking Colorado Avalanche forward Kiefer Sherwood on Thursday night.
- Poolman will forfeit $25,000 in salary per the terms under the CBA and based on his average annual salary.
- Calgary Flames v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 7p ET
- In Toronto for the Hall of Fame Game, the Maple Leafs would host the Calgary Flames. After a scoreless 40 minutes of play Oliver Kylington would strike to give the Flames the 1-0 lead, but later in the third period William Nylander would score to tie the game at one. Then in overtime Austin Matthews would score his sixth of the season to give the Maple Leafs the 2-1 victory over the Flames.
- Edmonton Oilers v. Buffalo Sabres – 7p ET
- In Buffalo the Sabres would play host to the Edmonton Oilers, and after a scoreless first period we would see an explosion of goals as Leon Draisaitl would net a pair of goals for the Oilers, but a pair of goals from Dylan Cozens and a tally from Anders Bjork would give the Sabres the 3-2 victory.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. Carolina Hurricanes – 7p ET
- In Carolina the Hurricanes would host the Philadelphia Flyers, and after a scoreless first period Steven Lorentz would strike to give the Canes the 1-0 lead. Then in the second period Joel Farabee and Zack McEwen would score to give the Flyers the 2-1 victory.
- Washington Capitals v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 7p ET
- In Columbus the Washington Capitals would come to town to take on the Blue Jackets. In the first period Sean Kuraly would open the scoring for the Blue Jackets, but Alex Ovechkin would net goal number 742 to surpass Brett Hull for sole possession of 4th place all time on the NHL goals list to tie the game at one. In the second period Garnet Hathaway would net a pair of goals to give the Caps the two goal lead, but Kuraly would net his second of the game and Gustav Nyquist would score to tie the game at three. Then in the third period Conor Sheary would score to give the Capitals the 4-3 victory.
- Arizona Coyotes v. Chicago Blackhawks – 830p ET
- In Chicago the Blackhawks would take on the Arizona Coyotes, and after a scoreless first period Alex DeBrincat would score to give Chicago the 1-0 lead. Then in the third period Andrew Ladd would strike on the powerplay to tie the game at one, but Dylan Strome would score to retake the one goal lead and guide the Blackhawks to the 2-1 victory over the Coyotes.
- BOS v. NJ – 1p ET
- LA v. WIN – 7p ET
- TOR v. BUF – 7p ET
- PIT v. OTT – 7p ET
- MON v. DET – 7p ET
- FLA v. TB – 7p ET
- STL v. CAR – 7p ET
- NYR v. CLB – 7p ET
- ARI v. NAS – 8p ET
- PHI v. DAL – 8p ET
- SJ v. COL – 9p ET
- VAN v. VGK – 10p ET
- MIN v. SEA – 10p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Pierre Lebrun talks about the rumblings around the NHL going into the weekend. (The Athletic – $)
- Capitals’ Goaltending Picture Cloudy After Samsonov’s Struggles (The Hockey Writers)
- For the Friday edition of the 32 Thoughts Podcast would be part one of Goalie thoughts as Marek is joined by Kevin Woodley from In Goal Magazine. (SportsNet)