NHL News and Notes from Monday, April 25th, 2022
- The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Florida Panthers forward Ryan Lomberg has been suspended.
- Lomberg has been suspended for one game for instigating in the final five minutes of regulation (Rule 46.21).
- Panthers head coach Andrew Brunette was also fined $10,000.
- Lomberg will forfeit $3,625 in salary, and both the suspension to Lomberg and the fine to Burnette are automatic per Rule 46.21.
- The NHL announced Tampa Bay Lighting forward Steven Stamkos as the First Star of the Week.
- Kevin Fiala (MIN) and Jonathan Quick (LA) would round out the rest of the Three Stars.
- NHL Stars of the Week – Stamkos Dazzles for Top Honors
- The Profession Hockey Writer’s Association announced the finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.
- Notable nominees are Carey Price (MON), Kevin Hayes (PHI), Jack Eichel (VGK), and Brian Boyle (PIT).
- Nicklas Backstrom is the nominee from the Washington Capitals.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. Chicago Blackhawks – 8p ET
- In the Windy City, the Blackhawks host the Flyers and in the first period Chicago takes the 1-0 lead when Erik Gustafsson nets his third of the year and then the ‘Hawks take the 2-0 lead once Jonathan Toews scores his 12th of the season. Philadelphia gets on the board after Kevin Hayes nets his 10th of the year. In the third, Alex DeBrincat scores his 41st of the year to give the Blackhawks the 3-1 win over the Flyers.
- DET v. TOR – 7p ET
- FLA v. BOS – 7p ET
- NJ v. OTT – 7p ET
- CLB v. TB – 7p ET
- CAR v. NYR – 7p ET
- EDM v. PIT – 7p ET
- NYI v. WAS – 7p ET
- CAL v. NAS – 8p ET
- ARI v. MIN – 8p ET
- VGK v. DAL – 830p ET
- STL v. COL – 930p ET
- SEA v. VAN – 10p ET
- ANA v. SJ – 1030p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Inside the NHL: Nine stars on a mission, the power of Flower and a vote for Gretzky (Toronto Star – $)
- Fort Dupont documentary set to premiere (Color of Hockey)
- 32 Thoughts Podcast: Guy! Guy! Guy! (SportsNet)
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