NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, April 12th, 2022
- Wednesday’s game between the Seattle Kraken and Winnipeg Jets has been postponed.
- The NHL postponed the game due to expected extreme weather conditions coming into the Winnipeg area.
- The League has rescheduled the game for Sunday, May 1st at 2p ET.
- St. Louis Blues v. Boston Bruins – 7p ET
- In Boston the Bruins would host the St. Louis Blues, and in the first period David Perron would score for the Blues, but goals from Patrice Bergeron and Marc McLaughlin would give the B’s the 2-1 lead. In the second period Torey Krug and Vladimir Tarasenko would score to give the Blues the 3-2 lead. Then in the third period Tarasenko would net his second of the game to give the Blues the 4-2 victory over the Blues.
- Buffalo Sabres v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 7p ET
- In Toronto the Maple Leafs would take on their border rival Buffalo Sabres, and in the first period Kyle Okposo would score to give the Sabres the 1-0 lead. In the second period Timothy Liljegren would strike for the Leafs, but Tage Thompson would score to keep the Sabres ahead by one. Then in the third period Ale Kerfoot would score for the Leafs, but goals by Jeff Skinner, Rasmus Dahlin, and Rasmus Asplund would give the Sabres the 5-2 victory over the Maple Leafs.
- Anaheim Ducks v. Florida Panthers – 7p ET
- In Florida the Panthers would host the Anaheim Ducks, and in the first period Troy Terry would score to give the Ducks the 1-0 lead. In the second period Anthony Duclair would score for the Panthers, but Derek Grant would score to keep the Ducks ahead by one. Then in the third period Duclair would net his second of the game to tie the game at two to force overtime which would see Jonathan Huberdeau would score give the Panthers the 3-2 victory over the Ducks.
- Carolina Hurricanes v. New York Rangers – 7p ET
- At Madison Square Garden the New York Rangers would battle the Carolina Hurricanes with first place in the Metro Division on the line, and after a scoreless first period K’Andre Miller would score for the Rangers and Andrei Svechnikov would score for the Canes for the 1-1 tie. Then in the third period Chris Kreider would net his 50th of the season for the Rangers, but goals from Seth Jarvis, Jordan Staal, and Sebastian Aho would give the Hurricanes the 4-2 victory over the Rangers.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. Washington Capitals – 7p ET
- In Washington the Capitals would host their division rival Philadelphia Flyers, and in the first period James van Riemsdyk would score for the Flyers, but goals from Alex Ovechkin, TJ Oshie, and Martin Fehervary would give the Caps the 3-1 lead. In the second period Lars Eller and Conor Sheary would strike to grow the Caps lead to four. Then in the third period van Riemsdyk would net his second of the game for the Flyers, but goals from Matt Irwin, Eller, Garnet Hathaway, and Johan Larsson would give the Capitals the dominant 9-2 victory over the Flyers.
- Pittsburgh Penguins v. New York Islanders – 730p ET
- On Long Island the New York Islanders would host the Pittsburgh Penguins, and in the first period Jake Guentzel would score for the Pens, but a pair of goals from Zach Parise and a tally from Josh Bailey would give the Isles the 3-1 lead. In the second period Danton Heinen and Guentzel would score to tie the game at three for the Pens. Then in the third period Bailey would net his second for the Isles, but Jeff Carter would score to tie the game at four to send the game to overtime. After a scoreless five minutes of extra hockey Kyle Palmieri would score in the shootout to give the Islanders the 5-4 victory over the Penguins.
- Ottawa Senators v. Detroit Red Wings – 730p ET
- In Detroit the Red Wings would battle the Ottawa Senators, and in the first period Auston Watson would strike to give the Sens the 1-0 lead. In the second period Tyler Bertuzzi would score for the Wings, but Drake Batherson would score to keep the Sens ahead by one. Then in the third period Tim Stutzle would net a pair of goals to give the Senators the 4-2 victory over the Red Wings.
- Edmonton Oilers v. Minnesota Wild – 8p ET
- In Minnesota the Wild and the Edmonton Oilers would do battle, and in the first period Frederick Gaudreau would strike for the Wild to take the 1-0 lead. In the second period Kevin Fiala would net a pair of goals and Ryan Hartman would score to give the Wild the four goal lead. Then in the third period Leon Draisaitl would score for the Oilers, but Hartman’s second of the game would give the Wild the 5-1 victory over the Oilers.
- San Jose Sharks v. Nashville Predators – 8p ET
- In Nashville the Predators and San Jose Sharks would got to battle as they would play 60 minutes of scoreless hockey, and in then in overtime Ryan Johansen would strike to give the Predators the 1-0 victory over the Sharks.
- Los Angeles Kings v. Chicago Blackhawks – 830p ET
- In Chicago the Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings would go to battle, and in the first period Trevor Moore and Phillip Danault would score to give the Kings the 2-0 lead. In the second period Taylor Raddysh would score for the Blackhawks, but Blake Lizotte would score to keep the Kings ahead of two. Then in the third period Patrick Kane would score for the Blackhawks, but goals from Jordan Spence and Lizzote would give the Kings the 5-2 victory over the Blackhawks.
- Seattle Kraken v. Calgary Flames – 9p ET
- In the Saddledome, the Kraken look to extinguish the Flames and in the first Seattle takes the 1-0 lead when Ryan Donato scores his 15th of the year but then Calgary ties the game when Matthew Tkachuk nets his 35th of the year. In the second, Victor Rask gives the Kraken the lead once more and then Adam Larsson scores his seventh to give Seattle the two goal lead. In the third, Calgary comes within a goal when Matthew Tkachuk scores on the power play, his second goal of the night, and then Andrew Mangiapane scores his 31st to tie the game. The Flames then take the lead when Noah Hanifin nets his eighth of the year on the power play and then Matthew Tkachuk completes the hat trick with an empty netter as the Flames burn the Kraken with the 5-3 win.
- Tampa Bay Lightning v. Dallas Stars – 930p ET
- In the Lone Star State, the Lightning look to knock off the Stars. After a scoreless first and second period, Roope Hintz scores the lone goal in the contest with his 32nd of the year as Dallas earns the 1-0 win over Tampa Bay.
- Vegas Golden Knights v. Vancouver Canucks – 10p ET
- In Vancouver, the Golden Knights visit the Canucks and in the first, Vancouver takes the 1-0 lead when Bo Horvat scores a power play goal, his 31st goal of the year, but then Vegas ties the game when Alec Martinez nets his first of the year. In the second, Vancouver takes the lead once more when Vasily Podkolzin nets his 11th of the year on the power play and then Elias Pettersson nets his 26th of the year as the ‘Nucks take the 3-1 lead. Vegas comes within a goal when Michael Amadio nets his ninth of the year but Vancouver re-takes the two goal lead when Brad Richardson nets his fourth of the year. In the third, Vegas ties the game after a pair of goals from Shea Theodore. In overtime, Quinn Hughes scores his sixth of the year to give the Canucks the 5-4 win over the Golden Knights.
- New Jersey Devils v. Arizona Coyotes – 10p ET
- In Arizona, the Devils make the lone trip to the Desert to face off against the Coyotes and in the first Travis Boyd scores his 14th to give the ‘Yotes the 1-0 lead but then the Devs tie the game when Fabian Zetterlund scores his first of the year. In the second, New Jersey takes the 2-1 lead when Kevin Bahl also scores his first of the year but then Arizona ties it up when Nick Schmaltz scores a power play goal, his 23rd of the year. New Jersey then gets a pair of goals when Tomas Tatar scores his 15th and then Jesper Boqvist scores his seventh of the year. In the third, Yegor Sharangovich scores a pair of goals to give the Devils the 6-2 win over the Coyotes.
- NYR v. PHI – 7p ET
- MON v. CLB – 7p ET
- SEA v. WIN – Postponed
- LA v. COL – 930p ET
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