NHL News and Notes from Friday, March 4th, 2022
- The Washington Capitals recalled forward Axel Jonsson-Fjallby from Hershey of the AHL
- Minnesota Wild v. Buffalo Sabres – 7p ET
- In Buffalo the Sabres would play host to the Minnesota Wild, and in the first period Casey Mittelstadt would score for the Sabres, but Ryan Hartman would strike to tie the game at one. In the second period Kyle Okposo would score to give the Sabres the 2-1 lead. Then in the third period Kevin Fiala and Kirill Kaprizov would score to give the Wild the 3-2 lead, but Jeff Skinner would net a pair of goals and Victor Olofsson would score for a 5-3 Sabres lead. Kaprizov would net his second of the game, but it would not be enough as the Sabres would hold on for the 5-4 victory over the Wild.
- Detroit Red Wings v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 7p ET
- In Tampa Bay the Lightning would take on the Detroit Red Wings, and after a scoreless first period Brayden Point would strike for the Bolts, but Robby Fabbri would score to tie the game at one. Then in the third period Mikhail Sergachev and Steven Stamkos would score to give the Lightning the 3-1 victory over the Red Wings.
- New Jersey Devils v. New York Rangers – 7p ET
- At Madison Square Garden the New Jersey Devils would come across the river to take on the New York Rangers, and in the first period Mika Zibanejad and Nico Hischier would score for a 1-1 tie. In the second period Filip Chytil would score to give the Rangers the 2-1 lead. Then in the third period Chris Kreider would score to give the Rangers the 3-1 victory over the Devils.
- Scott’s TXHT Recap – Rangers Win 3-1 vs Devils
- Pittsburgh Penguins v. Carolina Hurricanes – 7p ET
- In Carolina the Hurricanes would play host to the Pittsburgh Penguins, and in the first period Jake Guentzel and Sidney Crosby would score to give the Pens the 2-0 lead. In the second period Jordan Staal would score, and then in the third period he would strike again to tie the game at two to send the game to overtime. In the extra frame Andrei Svechnikov would score to give the Hurricanes the 3-2 victory over the Penguins.
- Los Angeles Kings v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 7p ET
- In Columbus the Blue Jackets would take on the Los Angeles Kings, and after a scoreless first period Viktor Arvidsson would strike for the Kings, but goals from Patrik Laine, Oliver Bjorkstrand, and Justin Danforth would give the Jackets the 3-1 lead. Then in the third period Dustin Brown and Arvidsson would score to tie the game at three and send the game to overtime. In the extra frame Arvidsson would complete the hat trick to giv ethe Kings the 4-3 victory over the Blue Jackets.
- Dallas Stars v. Winnipeg Jets – 8p ET
- In Winnipeg the Jets would take on the Dallas Stars, and in the first period Jason Robertson would strike to give the Stars the 1-0 lead. In the second period Paul Stastny would score for the Jets, but Robertson’s second of the game would give the Stars the lead back. Then in the third period Denis Gurianov would strike for the Stars, but goals from Kyle Connor and Stastny would tie the game at three to send the game to overtime. In the extra frame Robertson would complete the hat trick to give the Stars the 4-3 victory over the Jets.
- Vegas Golden Knights v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p ET
- In Anaheim the Ducks would take on the Vegas Golden Knights, and in the first period both teams would trade tallies as Jakob Silfverberg and Ben Hutton would score for their respective teams for the 1-1 tie. In the second period Nicolas Deslauriers and Trevor Zegras would score for the Ducks, but goals from Jonathan Marchessault, and Michael Amadio, plus a pair of goals by Nicolas Roy would give the Knights the 5-3 lead. Then in the third period Troy Terry would score for the Ducks, but the Golden Knights would hold on for the 5-4 victory over the Ducks.
- STL v. NYI – 1230p ET
- CHI v. PHI – 3p ET
- OTT v. ARI – 4p ET
- DET v. FLA – 6p ET
- MON v. EDM – 7p ET
- VAN v. TOR – 7p ET
- SEA v. WAS – 7p ET
- BOS v. CLB – 7p ET
- NAS v. SJ – 8p ET
- CAL v. COL – 10p ET
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