NHL News and Notes from Monday, October 24th, 2022
- The NHL announced that Rasmus Dahlin of the Buffalo Sabres has been named the First Star of the Week for the week of October 17th through the 23rd.
- Brady Tkachuk (OTT) and MacKenzie Blackwood (NJ) would round out the rest of the Three Stars.
- NHL Stars of the Week – Dahlin Dazzles for Top Honors
- Dallas Stars v. Ottawa Senators – 7p ET
- In Ottawa, the Stars and Senators do battle. In the first period, the Stars get on the board first with Joel Kiviranta striking with his second of the year. In the second period, Thomas Chabot gets his first of the year on the power play and making this a tie game. In the third period, Ottawa gets three goals when Brady Tkachuk scores his fifth of the year, Shane Pinto also scoring his fifth, and Derick Brassard striking with his first of the year to give the Sens the 4-1 lead. Wyatt Johnston then scores his second of the year but it will not enough for Dallas as the Senators defeat the Stars 4-2.
- Washington Capitals v. New Jersey Devils – 7p ET
- In New Jersey, the Capitals and Devils renew their rivalry. In the first, New Jersey gets on the board when Nathan Bastian scores his first of the year but Washington ties it up with Nic Dowd’s third of the season. In the second, the Capitals get a quartet of goals with Garnet Hathaway, scoring his first of the year, Conor Sheary scoring a shorthanded goal, his fourth goal of the season, Alex Ovechkin scoring a power play goal, his third of the year, and finally Nick Jensen striking with his first of the year, to give the Caps the commanding 5-1 lead. In the third, New Jersey gets a pair of goals when Tomas Tatar and Jesper Bratt, each netting their first goals of the season. Washington then slams the door shut on the night when Aliaksei Protas scores his first of the season as the Capitals knock the horns off the Devils for the 6-3 win.
- Pittsburgh Penguins v. Edmonton Oilers – 8p ET
- In Oil Country, the Penguins continue to avoid their first regular season loss on the year against the Oilers. In the first period, Edmonton takes the 1-0 lead when Zach Hyman scores his second of the year but then Pittsburgh gets a pair of goals when Rickard Rakell gets his third of the year, a power play goal, and Sidney Crosby getting his fourth. In the second, Bryan Rust gives the Penguins the 3-1 lead with his third of the season but then the Oilers come within a goal when Tyson Barrie scores a power play goal, his first goal of the year. Evander Kane then scores his second of the year to tie the game for Edmonton and then Ryan Nugent-Hopkins gets his fourth as the Oilers re-take the lead. Leon Draisaitl then gets his third of the year to give the Oilers the 5-3 lead. In the third, Edmonton puts the game out of reach for Pittsburgh when Ryan McLeod scores his third of the year as the Oilers down the Penguins 6-3.
- St. Louis Blues v. Winnipeg Jets – 8p ET
- In Winnipeg, the Jets look to take the Blues back to St. Louis. After a scoreless first period, the Jets get on the board when Mark Schiefele scores his fourth of the period. In the third, Winnipeg takes the 2-0 lead when Sam Gagner scores his third of the year and then they take the 3-0 lead when Morgan Barron nets his first of the year. Winnipeg then closes the game out when Cole Perfetti scores an empty netter, his second goal of the year, as the Jets shut out the Blues with the 4-0 win.
- Toronto Maple Leafs v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p ET
- In Sin City, the Vegas hosts Toronto for the lone time on the year. In the first, Vegas gets on the board when Nicolas Roy nets his first of the year, a power play goal. In the second, William Nylander ties the game for the Leafs with his fourth of the year. In the third, Vegas re-takes the lead early when Chandler Stephenson strikes with his third of the year and then Michael Amadio closes out the game with his first goal of the season as the Golden Knights down the Maple Leafs 3-1.
- Carolina Hurricanes v. Vancouver Canucks – 1030p ET
- In Vancouver, the Hurricanes visit Western Canada to take on the Canucks. In the first period, Carolina jumps out to the 1-0 lead when Andrei Svechnikov scores a power play goal, his seventh on the year, but then Vancouver ties it up with J.T. Miller’s goal, his third, also on the power play. In the third, Carolina re-takes the lead when Sebastian Aho nets his fourth of the year and the Canes take the two goal lead when Jesper Fast nets his first of the year. J.T. Miller then scores his second of the night the Vancouver comeback is not in the cards as they fall to the Canes 3-2.
- ARI v. CLB – 7p ET
- COL v. NYR – 7p ET
- DAL v. BOS – 7p ET
- MIN v. MON – 7p ET
- NJ v. DET – 730p ET
- FLA v. CHI – 8p ET
- PIT v. CAL -9p ET
- BUF v. SEA – 10p ET
- TB v. LA – 1030p ET
- VGK v. SJ – 1030p ET
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