NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, October 19th, 2022
- The Washington Capitals recalled forward Beck Malenstyn.
- The callup was made due to the recent injury to Connor Brown and one game suspension to Evgeny Kuznetsov.
- The Philadelphia Flyers claimed forward Lukas Sedlak off of waivers from Colorado.
- Detroit Red Wings forward has been placed into the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program.
- Vrana will be on a paid indefinite leave of absence while receiving treatment.
- Vrana will return to the team once he has been cleared by the program administrators.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. Florida Panthers – 730p ET
- In Florida the Panthers would take on the surprisingly undefeated Philadelphia Flyers, and in the first period the Panthers would pounce on the Flyers as Carter Verhaeghe would record a pair of goals 2:32 apart for the 2-0 lead, but Nick Seeler would strike late for the Flyers to cut their deficit back to one. In the second period things would get feisty and James van Riemsdyk would take advantage while on the powerplay to tie the game at two for the Flyers. Then in the third period Rudolfs Balcers would net his first as a Panther to retake the lead for the Panthers, and Josh Mahura would strike to secure the 4-3 victory for the Panthers over the Flyers. Travis Konecny would score with two seconds left in regulation for the Flyers third goal of the game.
- Winnipeg Jets v. Colorado Avalanche – 8p ET
- In Colorado the Winnipeg Jets would come to town to face their division rival Avalanche, and in the first period Sam Gagner and Neal Pionk would score to give the Jets the 2-0 lead over the Avs. In the second period Mikko Rantanen would strike for the Avs to get them on the board and back within one, but Cole Perfetti would strike to regain the two goal lead for the Jets. However, before the second period would end Rantanen would net his second of the game and Valeri Nichushkin would net his fifth of the season to tie the game at three for the Avs. Then after a scoreless third period it would be Neal Pionk with the winner to give the Jets the 4-3 overtime victory over the Avalanche.
- St. Louis Blues v. Seattle Kraken – 10p ET
- In Seattle the Kraken would host the St. Louis Blues, and in the first period Jordan Kyrue would open the scoring for the Blues while Will Borgen would strike for the Kraken to quickly tie the game at one, but goals from Brayden Schenn and Justin Faulk 17 seconds apart would give the Blues the 3-1 lead. In the second period the Kraken would storm back As Ryan Donato and Adam Larsson would score to tie the game at three. Then after a scoreless third period it would be Faulk with his second of the game to give the Blues the 4-3 overtime victory over the Kraken.
- ANA v. BOS – 7p ET
- ARI v. MON – 7p ET
- DAL v. TOR – 7p ET
- LA v. PIT – 7p ET
- NAS v. CLB – 7p ET
- SJ v. NYR – 7p ET
- WAS v. OTT – 7p ET
- NJ v. NYI – 730p ET
- VAN v. MIN – 8p ET
- BUF v. CAL – 9p ET
- CAR v. EDM – 9p ET
- WIN v. VGK – 10p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Favell appreciates special place in Flyers history 55 years later (NHL.com)
- NHL’s first diversity and inclusion report finds workforce 84% white (ESPN.com)
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