NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, April 6th, 2022
- Detroit Red Wings v. Winnipeg Jets – 730p ET
- In Winnipeg the Jets would take on the Detroit Red Wings, and in the first period Sam Gagner would score to give the Wings the 1-0 lead. In the second period Mark Scheifele would score to tie the game at one for the Jets. Then in the third period Michael Rasmussen and Gagner would score to give the Red Wings the 3-1 victory over the Jets.
- Tampa Bay Lightning v. Washington Capitals – 730p ET
- In the Nation’s Capital the Washington Capitals would play host to the Tampa Bay Lightning, and in the first period Nikita Kucherov and Nick Paul would score for the Lightning, but goals from Martin Fehervary, John Carlson and Alex Ovechkin would give the Caps the 3-2 lead. In the second period Carlson would net his second of the game to grow the Caps lead to two. Then in the third period Ross Colton would score for the Bolts late, but the Capitals would hold on for the 4-3 victory over the Lightning.
- Seattle Kraken v. St. Louis Blues – 8p ET
- In St. Louis the Seattle Kraken would come to town to take on the Blues, and in the first period Robert Thomas would score to give the Blues the 1-0 lead. In the second period Jordan Eberle would score for the Kraken, but Justin Faulk would score to keep the Blues ahead by one. Then in the third period Jordan Kyrou and Ryan O’Reilly would score to give the Blues the 4-1 victory.
- Vancouver Canucks v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p ET
- In Vegas the Golden Knights would host the Vancouver Canucks, and in the first period Jack Eichel would score for the Knights, but goals from Bo Horvat and Brad Richardson would score for the Canucks to take the 2-1 lead. In the second, Vancouver takes the 3-1 lead after Tanner Pearson scores his 14th of the year and then the ‘Nucks take the three goal lead when Elias Pettersson nets his 23rd of the year. In the third, Elias Pettersson scores his second of the night to give Vancouver the 5-1 win over Vegas.
- Calgary Flames v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p ET
- In Anaheim the Ducks would look to cool down the Calgary Flames, and in the first period Elias Lindholm would score to give the Flames the 1-0 lead. In the second, the Flames take the 2-0 lead when Tyler Toffoli scores his 19th of the year but then the Ducks get on the board when Trevor Zegras scores his 18th of the year. In the third, Michael Stone scores his first of the year as the Flames take the 3-1 lead but then the Ducks come within a goal once more after Adam Henrique nets his 15th on the year on the power play. Calgary scores late with Matthew Tkachuk’s 33rd of the year, an empty net goal, to give the Flames the 4-2 win over the Ducks.
- NAS v. OTT – 7p ET
- MON v. NJ – 7p ET
- PIT v. NYR – 7p ET
- PHI v. CLB – 7p ET
- BUF v. CAR – 730p ET
- SEA v. CHI – 830p ET
- TOR v. DAL – 830p ET
- VAN v. ARI – 10p ET
- EDM v. LA – 1030p ET
- CAL v. SJ – 1030p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Insider Trading: St. Louis’ future to be decided at end of season (TSN)
- Is it time to change the definition of the Hart Trophy from most valuable to most outstanding? (The Athletic – $)
- The Capitals have an open goaltending competition (again) (Washington Post via MSN.com)
- Fallout of Jay Beagle’s actions sheds light on NHL’s systemic violence problem (Yahoo Sports)
- 32 Thoughts Blog: Who will be the last player from the 2003 NHL Draft? (SportsNet)
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