NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022
- The Toronto Maple Leafs unveiled a special jersey that they will be wearing on Wednesday for their annual Next Gen Game.
- The Leafs worked with Justin Bieber and Drew House to create the first reversible jersey in NHL history.
- New York Rangers v. New Jersey Devils – 7p ET
- In New Jersey the New York Rangers would cross the Hudson to take on the Devils, and in the first period Mika Zibanejad and Adam Fox would score to give the Rangers teh 2-0 lead. In the second period the Devils would unleash their fury as Ryan Graves, PK Subban, Dawson Mercer, Tomas Tatar, and Yegor Sharangovich would all score to give the Devils the 5-2 lead. Then in the third period Ryan Strome and Chris Kreider would score for the Rangers, but a pair of goals from Jack Hughes would give the Devils the 7-4 victory over the Rangers.
- Columbus Blue Jackets v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p ET
- In Pittsburgh the Penguins would host the Columbus Blue Jackets, and in the first period Gustav Nyquist would score for the Jackets to take the 1-0 lead. In the second period the Penguins would swarm the Jackets as Jake Guentzel would net a pair of goals and Radim Zohorna and Bryan Rust would score to give the Pens the 4-1 lead. Then in the third period Evgeni Malkin would strike to give the Penguins the 5-1 victory over the Blue Jackets.
- St. Louis Blues v, Washington Capitals – 7p ET
- In Washington DC the Capitals would take on the visiting St. Louis Blues, and in the first period both teams would trade tallies as Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson would score for the Caps and Brandon Saad and Ryan O’Reilly would score for the Blues for the 2-2 tie. In the second period the Blues would begin to dominate as Nathan Walker and Brayden Schenn would score to give the Blues the 4-2 lead. Then in the third period David Perron would get the empty netter to give the Blues the 5-2 victory over the Capitals.
- Tampa Bay Lightning v. Carolina Hurricanes – 7p ET
- In Carolina a storm would be brewing as the Hurricanes would take on the Tampa Bay Lightning, and after a scoreless first period Nick Paul would score for the Bolts, but goals from Martin Necas and Tony DeAngelo would give the Canes the 2-1 lead. Then in the third period Alex Killorn would score for the Bolts, but Sebastian Aho would score to give the Hurricanes the 3-2 victory over the Lightning.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. Detroit Red Wings – 730p ET
- In Detroit the Red Wings would host the Philadelphia Flyers, and in the first period Joe Veleno and Jakub Vrana would score to give the Wings the 2-0 lead. In the second period Joel Farabee and Oskar Lindblom would score for the Flyers, but goals from Lucas Raymond and Vrana would keep the Wings ahead by two. Then in the third period James van Riemsdyk would score for the Flyers, but Oskar Sundqvist and Tyler Bertuzzi would score to give the Red Wings the 6-3 victory over the Flyers.
- Ottawa Senators v. New York Islanders – 730p ET
- On Long Island the New York Islanders would host the Ottawa Senators, and after a near scoreless 50 minutes of hockey the Islanders would get goals from Scott Mayfield, Anders Lee, and Zach Parise to give them the 3-0 victory over the Senators.
- Vegas Golden Knights v. Winnipeg Jets – 8p ET
- In Winnipeg the Vegas Golden Knights would come to town to face off with the Jets, and after a scoreless first period Pierre-Luc Dubois and Mark Scheifele would score to give the Jets the 2-0 lead. Then in the third period Neal Pionk and Nikolaj Ehlers would score to give the Jets the 4-0 victory over the Golden Knights.
- Edmonton Oilers v. Dallas Stars – 830p ET
- In Dallas the Stars would host the Edmonton Oilers, and in the first period Kailer Yamamoto would strike for the Oilers to take the 1-0 lead. In the second period Jason Robertson and Joe Pavelski would score to give the Stars the 2-1 lead. Then in the third period Evander Kane and Leon Draisaitl would score for the Oilers, but goals from Roope Hintz, Denis Gurianov, and Tyler Seguin would give the Stars the 5-3 victory over the Oilers.
- San Jose Sharks v. Calgary Flames – 9p ET
- In Calgary the Flames would host the San Jose Sharks, and in the first period Marc-Edouard Vlasic would strike for the Sharks, but goals from Johnny Gaudreau and Dillon Dube would give the Flames the 2-1 lead. In the second period Timo Meier would strike for the Sharks, but Mikael Backlund would strike to keep the Flames ahead by one. Then in the third period Alexander Barabanov and Logan Couture would strike to give the Sharks the 4-3 victory over the Flames.
- Seattle Kraken v. Arizona Coyotes – 10p ET
- In Arizona, the Coyotes host the Kraken and after a scoreless first period, the Yotes get on the board when Nick Schmaltz nets his 19th of the year. Then, the Kraken tie the game when Carson Soucy nets his eighth of the year and then Arizona re-takes the lead when Nick Ritchie nets his eighth of the year. Daniel Sprong then scores his first goal as a member of the Seattle Kraken, his ninth overall on the season, to tie the game and then Carson Soucy nets his second of the game to give the Kraken the 3-2 lead. In the third, Morgan Geekie seals the win for Seattle with his fifth of the year as the Kraken double up the Coyotes with the 4-2 win.
- Nashville Predators v. Los Angeles Kings – 1030p ET
- In Hollywood, the Kings host the Predators and in the first the Kings get a trio of goals from Adrian Kempe, his 27th, Arthur Kaliyev, his 12th, and Trevor Moore, his 12th, to make it a 3-0 Los Angeles lead. In the second, Nashville gets on the board when Philip Tomasino scores his 10th of the year. In the third, the Kings get another trio of goals when Quinton Byfield nets his his 3rd, Adrian Kempe his second of the night, and Quinton Byfield, with his second of the night, as the Kings breeze by the Predators with a 6-1 win.
- NJ v. TOR – 7p ET
- PIT v. BUF – 730p ET
- VAN v. COL – 930p ET
- CHI v. ANA – 10p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Fleury deal to Wild headlines TradeCentre, Canadiens stock up on draft picks (TSN)
- Ducks Fall To Predators (Ducks N Pucks)
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