NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, November 9th, 2022
- The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that they have fined Minnesota Wild forward Kirill Kaprizov.
- Kaprizov was fined $5,000, the maximum allowed under the CBA, for roughing Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty on Tuesday night.
- DoPS also announced that they have suspended Montreal Canadiens forward Juraj Slafkovsky.
- Slafkovsky would be suspended for two games for boarding Detroit Red Wings forward Matt Luff on Tuesday night in Detroit.
- Slafkovsky will forfeit $10,270.28 basedn on his average annual salary per the CBA.
- Carolina Hurricanes v. Florida Panthers – 7p ET
- In Florida it would be a family reunion for the Staal brothers as the Carolina Hurricanes would visit the Panthers, and in the first period Nick Cousins would score to give the Panthers the 1-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period Aleksander Barkov and Sam Bennett would score to give the Panthers the 3-0 victory over the Hurricanes.
- Pittsburgh Penguins v. Washington Capitals – 730p ET
- In Washington DC the Capitals would host their longtime rival Pittsburgh Penguins, and after a scoreless first period Jason Zucker, Brock McGinn, and Jeff Petry would score to give the Pens a commanding 3-0 lead over the Caps. Then in the third period Marcus Johansson would score for the Caps, but Jake Guentzel would score to give the Penguins the 4-1 victory over the Capitals.
- Vancouver Canucks v. Montreal Canadiens – 730p ET
- In Montreal the Canadiens would go to battle against the Vancouver Canucks, and in the first period the Habs would pounce on the Canucks with goals from Nick Suzuki, Arber Xhekaj, and Kirby Dach to take the 3-0 lead. In the second period Mike Hoffman would score to grow the Habs lead to four. Then in the third period Luke Schenn and Nils Hoglander would score for the Canucks, but Dach’s second of the game would give the Canadiens the 5-2 victory over the Canucks.
- Minnesota Wild v. Anaheim Ducks – 10p ET
- In Anaheim the Ducks would look to tame the visiting Minnesota Wild, and after a scoreless first period both teams would score a goal each as Pavol Regenda would score hisfirst career NHL goal for the Ducks, while Kirill Kaprizov would strike on the powerplay for the Wild for the 1-1 tie. Then in the third period Matt Dumba and Joseph Cramarossa would score score while Kaprizov would net his second powerplay goal of the game to give the Wild the 4-1 victory over the Ducks.
- CAL v. BOS – 7p ET
- EDM v. CAR – 7p ET
- OTT v. NJ – 7p ET
- PHI v. CLB – 7p ET
- VGK v. BUF – 7p ET
- NYR v. DET – 7p ET
- ARI v. NYI – 730p ET
- SJ v. STL – 8p ET
- NAS v. COL – 9p ET
- CHI v. LA – 1030p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Prospective owner Ryan Reynolds in the house as Senators take on Canucks (Ottawa Sun)
- The story behind the Maple Leafs’ new player-of-the-game belt (SportsNet)
- Bruins’ handling of Miller dominates Bettman’s visit to Winnipeg (SportsNet)
- Carnegie was, still is a hockey superhero, former player Stewart says (Color of Hockey)
- Carnegie entering Hockey Hall of Fame after being denied NHL dream (Color of Hockey)
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