NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, April 27th, 2022
- The Pittsburgh Penguins and Fenway Sports Group announced that David Morehouse has stepped down as the CEO for the Penguins.
- Moorehouse joined the Penguins in 2004 as a consultant for their new arena project, and then was named team president in 2007.
- Moorehouse was then named CEO in 2010 when the Pens new arena opened.
- During his 16 years with the Pens, the club would win 3 Stanley Cups.
- Brian Burke and Kevin Acklin will continue to guide the day to day operations for the Pens.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. Winnipeg Jets – 730p ET
- In Winnipeg the Jets would host the Philadelphia Flyers, and in the first period Pierre-Luc Dubois would score for the Jets to take the 1-0 lead. In the second period Nikolaj Ehlers and Blake Wheeler would score to grow the Jets lead to three. Then in the third period Kyle Connor would score to give the Jets the 4-0 victory over the Flyers.
- Montreal Canadiens v. New York Rangers – 730p ET
- In New York City the Rangers would host the Montreal Canadiens, and in the first period Ryan Poehling would score for the Habs to take the 1-0 lead. In the second period Ryan Reaves would score for the Rangers, but Jeff Petry would score to keep the Habs ahead by one. Then in the third period Frank Vatrano and Ryan Strome would score for the Rangers, but Mike Hoffman and Petry would score to give the Canadiens the 4-3 victory over the Rangers.
- Vegas Golden Knights v. Chicago Blackhawks – 830p ET
- In Chicago the Blackhawks would take on the Vegas Golden Knights, and in the first period Michael Amadio would score for the Knights, but a pair of goals by Taylor Raddysh would give the Blackhawks the 2-1 lead. In the second period Caleb Jones would score for the Blackhawks, but goals from Alec Martinez and Max Pacioretty would tie the game at three for the Knights to send the game to overtime. After a scoreless five minutes of extra hockey it would be Tyler Johnson in the seventh round to give the Blackhawks the 4-3 victory over the Golden Knights.
- Arizona Coyotes v. Dallas Stars – 830p ET
- In Dallas the Stars would host the Arizona Coyotes, and in the first period Jani Hakanpaa and Tyler Seguin would score to give the Stars the 2-0 lead. In the second period Miro Heiskanen would score to grow the Stars lead to three. Then in the third period Anton Stralman, Shayne Gostisbehere, and Barrett Hayton would score for the Yotes to tie the game at three to send the game to overtime. In the extra frame Travis Boyd would score to give the Coyotes the 4-3 victory over the Stars. However, despite the loss, by having the game go to overtime the Stars would clinch the final berth into the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
- Los Angeles Kings v. Seattle Kraken – 10p ET
- In Seattle the Los Angeles Kings would come to town to take on the Kraken, and in the first period Jared McCann would score to give the Kraken the 1-0 lead. In the second, Ryan Donato scores his 16th to give the Kraken the 2-0 lead but then the Kings get a pair of goals when Gabriel Vilardi scores his fourth and then Phillip Dnault scores his 27th to tie the game. Seattlere-takes the lead when Jordan Eberle nets his 21st but then Los Angeles makes it a 3-3 game after Trevor Moore scores his 17th of the year. In the third, Lias Andersson strikes with his first of the year to give Los Angeles the 4-3 lead and then Andreas Athanasiou scores the empty netter, his 11th goal on the season, to give the Kings the 5-3 win over the Kraken.
- WAS v. NYI – 7p ET
- BUF v. BOS – 7p ET
- FLA v. OTT – 7p ET
- NJ v. CAR – 7p ET
- TB v. CLB – 7p ET
- CAL v. MIN – 8p ET
- NAS v. COL – 9p ET
- SJ v. EDM – 9p ET
- LA v. VAN – 10p ET
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