NHL News and Notes from Saturday, November 5th, 2022
- The Washington Capitals claimed forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel off of waivers from Toronto.
- New York Islanders v. Detroit Red Wings – 1p ET
- In Detroit the Red Wings would host the New York Islanders for some early afternoon hockey, and after a scoreless first period Lucas Raymond and Pius Suter would score to give the Wings the 2-0 lead. Then in the third period Dominik Kubalik would score to give the Red wings the 3-0 victory over the Islanders.
- Colorado Avalanche v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 2p ET – Global Series in Tampere, Finland
- Back in Finland the Columbus Blue Jackets would have their turn as hosts as they took on the Colorado Avalanche, and in the first period Artturi Lehkonen would strike early for the Avs and Boone Jenner would score for the Jackets for the 1-1 tie. In the second period Martin Kaut, Logan O’Connor, and Devon Toews would score to give the Avs the 4-1 lead. then in the third period Alex Newhook would score to give the Avalanche the 5-1 victory over the Blue Jackets.
- Chicago Blackhawks v. Winnipeg Jets – 3p ET
- In Winnipeg the Jets would rock their Reverse Retro 2.0 jerseys as they played host to the Chicago Blackhawks, and after a scoreless first period the Jets would soar offensively as Josh Morrissey, Adam Lowry, and Pierre-Luc Dubois would score to take the 3-0 lead. Then in the third period Nate Schmidt would score on the powerplay to give the Jets the 4-0 victory over the Blackhawks.
- Dallas Stars v. Edmonton Oilers – 4p ET
- In Edmonton the Dallas Stars would come to town to take on the Oilers, and in the first period Joe Pavelski would score to give the Stars the 1-0 lead. In the second period Leon Draisaitl would score for the Oilers, but goals from Colin Miller, Jason Robertson, and Jamie Benn would give the Stars the 4-1 lead. Then in the third period Darnell Nurse would score for the Oilers, but Benn would net two more goals to complete the hat trick to give the Stars the 6-2 victory over the Oilers.
- Arizona Coyotes v. Washington Capitals** – 7p ET
- Rocking their Reverse Retro 2.0 jerseys for the first time this season, the Washington Capitals would host the Arizona Coyotes, and after a scoreless first period Alex Ovechkin would strike on the powerplay with his 787th career goal to pass Gordie Howe for first all time in goals with the same franchise to give the Caps the 1-0 lead. Then in the third period Anthony Mantha would net his fourth of the season to give the Caps the 2-0 lead, but after a challenge to try to get it taken back Josh Brown’s tally would count to get the Yotes on the board, and then Nick Ritchie would rip a bullet to tie the game at two. In the final minute of regulation Ritchie would chip the puck into the net to give the Coyotes the 3-2 victory over the Capitals.
- **The Washington Capitals wore their Reverse Retro 2.0 jerseys.
- Boston Bruins v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 7p ET
- For Hockey Night in Canada the Toronto Maple Leafs would host their Original Six rival Boston Bruins, and in the first period Auston Matthews would score his fifth of the season to give the Leafs the 1-0 lead. In the second period Brad Marchand would strike on the powerplay to tie the game at one for the B’s, but Matthews would net his second of the game to retake the lead for the Maple Leafs, and give them the 2-1 victory over the Bruins.
- Buffalo Sabres v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 7p ET
- In Tampa Bay the Lightning would play host to the Buffalo Sabres, and in the first period Nick Paul would open the scoring for the Bolts, but Zemgus Girgensons would score for the Sabres to tie the game at one. In the second period both team would trade tallies once again as Brayden Point would strike for the Bolts and Casey Mittelstadt would score for the Sabres for the 2-2 tie. Then in the third period the trading of tallies would continue as Jeff Skinner would strike for the Sabres while Brandon Hagel would score for the Bolts, but it would be Nick Perbix’s first career NHL goal and a tally from Nikita Kucherov to give the Lightning the 5-3 victory over the Sabres.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. Ottawa Senators – 7p ET
- In Ottawa the Senators would host the Philadelphia Flyers, and in the first period it would be the former Flyer Claude Giroux with his sixth of the season to give the Sens the 1-0 lead, but Kevin Hayes would score to tie the game at one. In the second period Zack MacEwen would score late in the period to give the Flyers the 2-1 victory over the Senators.
- Seattle Kraken v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p ET
- The Seattle Kraken would come to Pittsburgh to take on the Penguins, and after a scoreless first period Sidney Crosby would open the scoring for the Pens, but Vince Dunn would score to tie the game for the Kraken. Then in the third period Yanni Gourde would score to give the Kraken the 2-1 lead, but Jake Guentzel would score to tie the game at two for the Pens. However, Brandon Tanev would strike against his former team to give the Kraken the 3-2 victory over the Penguins.
- Vegas Golden Knights v. Montreal Canadiens – 7p ET
- In Montreal the Canadiens would host the Vegas Golden Knights, and in the first period Nicolas Hague would strike first for the Knights, but Cole Caufield would score to tie the game at one for the Habs. In the second period Reilly Smith would score to give the Knights the lead again. Then in the third period Nick Suzuki would score a pair of goals and Juraj Slafkovsky would score for the Habs, but Smith’s second of the game and goals from Keegan Kolesar, Nicolas Roy, and Jonathan Marchessault would give the Golden Knights the 6-4 victory over the Canadiens.
- Nashville Predators v. Vancouver Canucks – 10p ET
- In Vancouver the Canucks would play host to the Nashville Predators, and in the first period Ilya Mikheyev, JT Miller, and Andrei Kuzmenko would score to give the Canucks the 3-0 lead. In the second period Jordan Gross would score his first career NHL goal to get the Preds on the board. then in the third period Gross would net his second of the game and Nino Niederreiter would score to tie the game at three for the Preds to send the game to overtime. After a scoreless five minutes of extra hockey it would be Matt Duchene with the shootout winner to give the Predators the 4-3 comeback victory over the Canucks.
- New Jersey Devils v. Calgary Flames – 10p ET
- In Calgary the New Jersey Devils would come to town to take on the Flames, and in the first period Nazem Kadri would strike first for the Flames, but goals from Nathan Bastian, Fabian Zetterlund, and Miles Wood would give the Devils the 3-1 lead. In the second period Elias Lindholm would strike for his third of the season to get the Flames back within one. Then in the third period Nikita Zadorov would score to tie the game at three to send the game to overtime, but in the extra frame Zetterlund’s second of the game would give the Devils the 4-3 victory over the Flames.
- Anaheim Ducks v. San Jose Sharks – 1030p ET
- In San Jose it would be a Battle of California as the Anaheim Ducks would visit the Sharks, and in the first period Kevin Labanc would score for the Sharks to take the 1-0 lead, but goals from Brett Leason and Max Comtois would give the Ducks the 2-1 lead. In the second period Timo Meier and Luke Kunin would score to give the Sharks the 3-2 lead. Then in the third period Tomas Hertl would score to give the Sharks the two goal lead, but goals from Mason McTavish and Adam Henrique would tie the game at four to send the game to overtime for the Ducks. After a scoreless five minutes of overtime it would be Henrique in the shootout to give the Ducks the 5-4 victory over the Sharks.
- Florida Panthers v. Los Angeles Kings – 1030p ET
- In Los Angeles the Kings would play host to the Florida Panthers, and in the first period Ryan Lomberg would strike to give the Panthers the 1-0 lead. In the second period Carter Verhaeghe would strike for the Panthers to grow their lead to two, but the Kings would get goals from Rasmus Kupari, Trevor Moore, and Viktor Arvidsson to give the Kings the 3-2 lead. Then in the third period Eetu Luostarinen and Verhaeghe would score for the Panthers, but goals from Blake Lizotte and Gabriel Vilardi would give the Kings the 5-4 victory over the Panthers.
- DET v. NYR – 5p ET
- TOR v. CAR – 5p ET
- FLA v. ANA – 9p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Bruins’ Mitchell Miller signing is a punt on principle in pursuit of hockey potential (The Athletic – $)
- Bruins leaders air concerns over Mitchell Miller signing: ‘A tough thing to hear’ (The Athletic – $)
- 32 Thoughts: Reaction continues to Bruins’ signing of Mitchell Miller (HNIC)
- Gary Bettman: Bruins signee Mitchell Miller ‘not eligible’ (ESPN)
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