NHL Daily – Made it to the Break

NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

News

  • The NHL and NHLPA announced that they have agreed that the League will go into the Holiday Break starting on Wednesday Dec. 22nd.
    • All games for Wednesday were previously postponed due to COVID-19.
    • The five remaining games on Thursday, Dec. 23rd will be postponed.
    • Wednesday, Dec. 22nd through Saturday, Dec. 25th will be days off for all purposes including travel.
    • Sunday, Dec. 26th Players will report back to their Clubs.

  • The NHL announced that the game between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers has been postponed.

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Game Recaps

  • St. Louis Blues v. Ottawa Senators – 7p ET
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Washington Capitals v. Philadelphia Flyers – 7p ET
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
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  • New Jersey Devils v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p ET
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Tampa Bay Lightning v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p ET
    • In the Fortress, Gabriel Fortier scores is first career NHL goal to make it a 1-0 Tampa Bay lead. Vegas ties it up with Mark Stone’s fifth of the year. Going into the second, Stone scores his second of the night and the Nicolas Roy nets his third as the Golden Knights make it a 3-1 lead. Tampa Bay comes within a goal when Pierre-Edouard Bellemare nets his third of the year and then Anthony Cirelli scores his ninth as the Lightning tie the game 3-3. In the third, Steven Stamkos scores his 14th of the year during a power play as the Lightning take down the Golden Knights 4-3.
  • Arizona Coyotes v. Seattle Kraken – 10p ET
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Vancouver Canucks v. San Jose Sharks – 1030p ET
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Carolina Hurricanes v. Boston Bruins – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Winnipeg Jets v. Nashville Predators – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Florida Panthers v. Chicago Blackhawks – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Anaheim Ducks v. Calgary Flames – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • MON v. NYR – Postponed
  • WIN v. SEA – Postponed
  • EDM v. LA – Postponed
  • COL v. BUF – Postponed

Noteworthy in Hockey

  • LeBrun: Sidney Crosby on his push for one more Olympics and the ‘disappointing’ decision that’s likely coming (The Athletic – $)
  • NHL pulling out of Beijing Olympics. Nobody can be blamed but something important is likely lost forever (Toronto Star – $)
  • Insider Trading: Why hasn’t NHL/NHLPA made an official Olympic announcement yet? (TSN)

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