NHL News and Notes from Sunday, April 24th, 2022
- The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that they have fined Los Angeles Kings forward Arthur Kaliyev.
- Kaliyev was fined $2,235.42 for cross checking Anaheim Ducks defenseman Josh Mahura on Saturday night.
- Detroit Red Wings v. New Jersey Devils – 1p ET
- In New Jersey the Devils would host the Detroit Red Wings, and in the first period Oskar Sundqvist would score for the Wings to take the 1-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period Tyler Bertuzzi and Michael Rasmussen would score to give the Red Wings the 3-0 victory over the Devils.
- Scott’s TXHT Recap – Devils Shutout by Red Wings
- Carolina Hurricanes v. New York Islanders – 1p ET
- On Long Island the New York Islanders would take on the Carolina Hurricanes, and in the first period Ross Johnston would score for the Isles, but goals from Derek Stepan and Seth Jarvis would give the Canes the 2-1 lead. In the second period Ryan Pulock would score for the Isles to tie the game at two. Then in the third period Max Domi, Jesper Fast, and Brendan Smith would score to give the Hurricanes the 5-2 victory over the Islanders.
- Edmonton Oilers v. Columbus Jackets – 1p ET
- In Columbus the Blue Jackets would take on the Edmonton Oilers, and in the first period Evander Kane would score for the Oilers and Eric Robinson would score for the Jackets for the 1-1 tie. In the second period Leon Draisaitl would score for the Oilers to take the 2-1 lead. Then in the third period Oliver Bjorkstrand, Nick Blankenburgh, Jack Roslovic, and Cole Sillinger would score to give the Blue Jackets the 5-2 victory over the Oilers.
- Pittsburgh Penguins v. Philadelphia Flyers – 4p ET
- In the final Battle of Pennsylvania for the 2021-22 season the Philadelphia Flyers would play host to the Pittsburgh Penguins, and in the first period Morgan Frost would score for the Flyers to take the 1-0 lead. In the second period Noah Cates would score to grow the Flyers lead to two. Then in the third period Sidney Crosby would score for the Pens, but Cates’ second of the game and a tally from Travis Konecny would give the Flyers the 4-1 victory over the Penguins.
- Colorado Avalanche v. Winnipeg Jets – 7p ET
- In Winnipeg the Jets would take on the Colorado Avalanche, and after a scoreless forty minutes of hockey JT Compher would score for the Avs, but goals from Adam Lowry, Blake Wheeler, Kyle Connor, and Nikolaj Ehlers would give the Jets the 4-1 victory over the Avalanche.
- Boston Bruins v. Montreal Canadiens – 7p ET
- In Montreal the Canadiens would pay tribute to the late Guy Lafleur as they host their Original Six rival Boston Bruins, and in the first period Patrice Bergeron and Erik Haula would score to give the B’s the 2-0 lead. In the second period Josh Anderson would score for the Habs, but goals by Haula and Charlie McAvoy would give the B’s the three goal lead. Then in the third period Mike Hoffman and Nick Suzuki would strike for the Habs, but Bergeron’s second of the game would give the Bruins the 5-3 victory over the Canadiens.
- Tampa Bay Lightning v. Florida Panthers – 7p ET
- In the Battle of Florida the Panthers would host the Tampa Bay Lightning, and in the first period Sam Reinhart and Brandon Montour would score for the Panthers, but the Bolts would get goals from Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos, and Cal Foote to take the 3-2 lead. In the second period Mason Marchment would score for the Panthers, but Nick Paul would record a pair of goals to give the Bolts the 5-3 lead. Then in the third period Reinhart would net his second of the game for the Panthers, but goals from Brayden Point, Kucherov, and Stamkos would give the Lightning the 8-4 victory over the Panthers.
- Toronto Maple Leafs v. Washington Capitals – 7p ET
- In Washington the Capitals would host the Toronto Maple Leafs, and in the first period Ilya Lyubushkin would score for the Leafs and TJ Oshie would score for the Caps for the 1-1 tie. Then after a scoreless second period Lars Eller and Marcus Johansson would score for the Caps, but goals from Ilya Mikheyev and Jason Spezza would tie the game at three for the Leafs. After a scoreless five minutes of extra hockey it would be Alexander Kerfoot with the shootout winner for the Maple Leafs to defeat the Capitals 4-3.
- Minnesota Wild v. Nashville Predators – 8p ET
- In Nashville the Predators would host the Minnesota Wild, and in the first period Nick Bjugstad would score for the Wild and Filip Forsberg would score for the Preds for the 1-1 tie. In the second period Matt Duchene and Rayn Johansen would score for the Preds, but a pair of goals from Joel Eriksson Ek and a tally from Kevin Fiala would give the Wild the 4-3 lead. Then in the third period Dante Fabbro would score to tie the game at four for the Preds. In overtime Dmitry Kulikov would score to give the Wild the 5-4 victory over the Predators.
- St. Louis Blues v. Anaheim Ducks – 830p ET
- In Anaheim, St. Louis looks to make the Anaheim Ducks a little Blue. In the first period, Max Comtois scores his fourth to give the Ducks the 1-0 lead and then Gerry Mayhew nets his 11th to give Anaheim the 2-0 lead. In the second, St. Louis scores four unanswered goals with Jordan Kyrou netting his 26th, Vladimir Tarasenko scoring his 34th, Ivan Barbashev striking with his 26th, and Justin Faulk scoring his 16th, giving the Blues the 4-2 lead. In the third, Pavel Buchnevich scores his 30th and Marco Scandella scores his third, extending the Blues lead to four. Adam Henrique then scores his 19th for the Anaheim but the Blues breeze by the Ducks for the 6-3 win.
- San Jose Sharks v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p ET
- In Sin City, the Golden Knights host the Sharks and in the first, the Sharks take the 1-0 lead when Tomas Hertl nets his 30th but then Vegas ties it up after Chandler Stephenson scores his 20th. In the second, Max Pacioretty scores his 17th to give the Golden Knights the 2-1 lead and then William Carrier nets his eighth to give Vegas the two goal lead. Nick Bonino then goes on to score his 14th to bring the Sharks within a goal. In the third, Nicolas Roy scores his 15th to give Vegas the two goal lead again but the Sharks respond when Nick Bonino nets his second of the night and Timo Meier scores his 35th to make it a 4-4 game. In the shootout, Thomas Bordeleau scores the lone goal to give the Sharks the 5-4 win over the Golden Knights.
- PHI v. CHI – 8p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Michael recaps the past week for the Washington Capitals (TXHT)
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- Scott recaps the past week for the Seattle Kraken (TXHT)
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