NHL News and Notes from Saturday, October 22nd, 2022
- Minnesota Wild v. Boston Bruins – 1p ET
- In Boston for some early afternoon hockey the Bruins would play host to the Minnesota Wild, and in the first period Brandon Duhaime would open the scoring for the Wild, but goals from Nick Foligno and David Pastrnak would give the Bruins the 2-1 lead. In the second period both teams would trade tallies as Matt Boldy would score for the Wild and Hampus Lindholm would score for the B’s to keep the one goal lead. Then after a scoreless third period it would be Taylor Hall with 11 seconds left in overtime to give the Bruins the 4-3 victory over the Wild.
- San Jose Sharks v. New Jersey Devils – 1p ET
- In New Jersey the San Jose Sharks would come to town to visit the Devils, and after a scoreless first period Kevin Lebanc would score for the Sharks, but goals from Yegor Sharangovich and Dawson Mercer would give the Devils the 2-1 victory over the Sharks.
- St. Louis Blues v. Edmonton Oilers – 4p ET
- In Edmonton we would see the first of two early evening matchups as the Oilers would play host to the St. Louis Blues, and in the first period Torey Krug would net his first of the season while on the powerplay to give the Blues the 1-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period Justin Faulk would score late into regulation to give the Blues the 2-0 victory over the Oilers.
- Arizona Coyotes v. Ottawa Senators – 4p ET
- In Ottawa the Senators would play host to the Arizona Coyotes, and in the first period Shane Pinto and Josh Norris would score to give the Sens the 2-0 lead. In the second period Dylan Guenther would record his first career NHL goal and Clayton Keller would score for the Yotes, but Brady Tkachuk would score to keep the Sens ahead by one. Then in the third period Mark Kastelic, Tyler Motte, and Tkachuk’s second of the game would give the Senators the dominating 6-2 victory over the Coyotes.
- Toronto Maple Leafs v. Winnipeg Jets – 7p ET
- In Winnipeg the Jets would go retro when they hosted the Toronto Maple Leafs, and in the first period Pierre-Luc Dubois would open the scoring for the Jets, but John Tavares would strike for the Leafs to tie the game at one. In the second period David Kampf and Tavares’ second of the game would give the Leafs the 3-1 lead. Then in the third period Michael Bunting would strike to give the Maple Leafs the 4-1 victory over the Jets.
- Dallas Stars v. Montreal Canadiens – 7p ET
- In Montreal the Dallas Stars would come to town to face off with the Canadiens, and in the first period Joe Pavelski would open the scoring for the Stars, and Mike Hoffman would strike later in the period for the Habs to tie the game at one. In the second period Arber Xhekaj would score his first career NHL goal, but goals from Pavelski, Jason Roberston, and Esa Lindell would give the Stars a commanding 4-2 lead. Then in the third period Pavelski would complete the hat trick as the Stars would go on to defeat the Canadiens 5-2.
- Los Angeles Kings v. Washington Capitals – 7p ET
- In Washington the Capitals would battle the Los Angeles Kings, and after a scoreless first period Sean Durzi and Phillip Danault would score for the Kings to take the 2-0 lead. Then in the third period Viktor Arvidsson would score for the Kings, but the Caps offense would come alive as Nic Dowd, John Carlson, Lars Eller, and Marcus Johansson would score to give the Capitals the 4-3 victory over the Kings.
- New York Islanders v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 7p ET
- In Tampa Bay the Lightning would face off with the New York Islanders, and in the first period Matt Martin would strike for the Isles, but goals from Brayden Point and Brandon Hagel would score for the Bolts to take the 2-1 lead. In the second period Anthony Beauviller would score for the Isles, but goals from Corey Perry and Nick Paul would give the Lightning the 4-2 lead. Then in the third period Ryan Pulock would score for the Isles, but Alex Killorn would score to seal the deal for the Lightning to defeat the Islanders 5-3.
- Pittsburgh Penguins v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 7p ET
- In Columbus the Blue Jackets would take on the Pittsburgh Penguins, and in the first period Boone Jenner and Jack Roslovic would score to give the Jackets the 2-0 lead. In the second period Kent Johnson would score his first career NHL goal, but goals from Josh Archibald, Jan Rutta, and Danton Heinen would tie the game at three for the Pens. Then in the third period Sidney Crosby, Heinen, and Brock McGinn would score to give the Penguins the 6-3 victory over the Blue Jackets.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. Nashville Predators – 8p ET
- In Nashville the Predators would host the Philadelphia Flyers, and in the first period Kevin Hayes and Zach MacEwen would score to give the Flyers the 2-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period Matt Duchene would score for the Preds, but Joel Farabee would score to give the Flyers the 3-1 victory over the Predators.
- Buffalo Sabres v. Vancouver Canucks – 10p ET
- In Vancouver the Canucks would host the Buffalo Sabres, and in the first period Rasmus Dahlin would score on the powerplay and Alex Tuch would score to give the Sabres the 2-0 lead. In the second period Conor Garland would score to get the Canucks on the board and cut their deficit to one. Then in the third period Victor Olofsson would score a pair of goals and Zemgus Girgensons would score to give the Sabres the 5-1 victory over the Canucks.
- Colorado Avalanche v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p ET
- In Vegas the Colorado Avalanche would come to town to take on the Golden Knights, and in the first period Nathan MacKinnon would strike early on the powerplay to give the Avs the 1-0 lead, but Jonathan Marchessault would strike to to the game at one for the Knights. In the second period Evan Rodrigues would score to give the Avs the 2-1 lead. Then in the third period Chandler Stephenson would score for the Knights, but Valeri Nichushkin would score to give the Avalanche the 3-2 victory over the Golden Knights.
- Carolina Hurricanes v. Calgary Flames – 10p ET
- In Calgary the Flames would take on the Carolina Hurricanes, and in the first period Sebastian Aho would score less than two minutes into the game, and then Calin de Haan would score to give the Canes the 2-0 lead, but Nazem Kadri would score to get the Flames on the board and back within one. In the second period Brett Ritchie would strike to tie the game at two for the Flames. then after a scoreless third period Tyler Toffoli would net the game winner in overtime to complete the comeback as the Flames would defeat the Hurricanes 3-2.
- SEA v. CHI – 2p ET
- ANA v. DET – 5p ET
- CLB v. NYR – 5p ET
- NYI v. FLA – 5p ET
- SJ v. PHI – 7p ET
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