NHL News and Notes from Saturday, November 26th, 2022
- The Carolina Hurricanes announced that Cam Ward will be the newest member of the Hurricanes Hall of Fame.
- Ward was a Stanley Cup and Conn Smythe winner with the Canes in 2006.
- Ward will join Rod Brind’Amour, Ron Francis, and Glen Wesley, all of which have their jersey numbers retired by the team.
- Ward will be inducted on Feb. 16th during the Canes’ inaugural Hall of Fame Night.
- Edmonton Oilers v. New York Rangers – 1p ET
- At Madison Square Garden we would be treated to a early afternoon matinee as the New York Rangers would host the Edmonton Oilers, and in the first period Alexis Lafreniere would score to give the Rangers the 1-0 lead. In the second period Chris Kreider and Julien Gauthier would score to grow the Rangers lead to three. Then in the third period Evan Bouchard would net a pair of goals, plus tallies from Dylan Holloway and Leon Draisaitl would give the Oilers the 4-3 comeback victory over the Rangers.
- Calgary Flames v. Carolina Hurricanes – 4p ET
- In Carolina the Hurricanes would host the Calgary Flames, and in the first period Seth Jarvis would open the scoring for the Canes, but Austin Ruzicka would score to tie the game at one for the Flames. In the second period Martin Necas would score to retake the lead for the Canes, but Tyler Toffoli would score to tie the game back up for the Flames. Then in the third period Brett Pesce would score his first of the season to give the Hurricanes the 3-2 victory over the Flames.
- St. Louis Blues v. Florida Panthers – 630p ET
- In Florida the Panthers would rock their Reverse Retro against the St. Louis Blues, and in the first period Aaron Ekblad and Radko Gudas would score less than three minutes into the game to give the Panthers the 2-0 lead, and later in the period Carter Verhaeghe would score to grow their lead to three, but Brandon Saad would score to get the Blues on the board. In the second period Anton Lundell would score to retake the three goal lead for the Panthers. Then in the third period Ryan O’Reilly, Jordan Kyrou, and Vladimir Tarasenko would score to tie the game at four for the Blues to force overtime. In the extra fame Kyrou would net his second of the game to complete the comeback as the Blues would defeat the Panthers 5-4.
- Toronto Maple Leafs v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p ET
- In Pittsburgh the Penguins would host the Toronto Maple Leafs, and in the first period Mitch Marner would score to give the Leafs the 1-0 lead. In the second period Pontus Holmberg and William Nylander would score to grow the Leafs lead to three. Then in the third period Rickard Rakell would score for the Pens, but Auston Matthews would score to give the Maple Leafs the 4-1 victory over the Penguins.
- Washington Capitals v. New Jersey Devils – 7p ET
- In New Jersey the Washington Capitals would come to town to take on the Devils, and in the first period Nico Hischier would score on the powerplay to give the Devils the 1-0 lead. In the second period Jack Hughes would net a pair of goals to grow the Devils lead to three. Then in the third period Hughes would score to complete the natural hat trick, which would also be his first career hat trick, but John Carlson would score to end former Cap Vitek Vanacek’s shutout bid. However, Fabian Zetterlund would score to give the Devils the 5-1 victory over the Capitals.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. New York Islanders – 730p ET
- In Long Island the New York Islanders would play host to the Philadelphia Flyers, and in the first period Adam Pelech would score to give the Isles the 1-0 lead, but Lukas Sedlak would score to tie the game at one for the Flyers. In the second period Joel Farabee would score to give the Flyers the 2-1 lead, but Zach Parise would score to tie the game for the Isles. Then in the third period Brock Nelson, Anthony Beauviller and Parise would score to give the Islanders the 5-2 victory over the Flyers.
- Columbus Blue Jackets v. Nashville Predators – 8p ET
- Postponed due to flooding at Bridgestone Arena.
- Dallas Stars v. Colorado Avalanche – 9p ET
- In Colorado the Avalanche would debut their Reverse Retro jerseys as they take on the Dallas Stars, and in the first period Nathan MacKinnon and Josh Manson would score to give the Avs the 2-0 lead. In the second period Joe Pavelski would score to cut the Stars deficit to one, but Dryden Hunt would score to retake the two goal lead for the Avs. Then in the third period Logan O’Connor would score to give the Avs the 4-1 victory over the Stars.
- Vancouver Canucks v. Vegas Golden Knights – 10p ET
- In Vegas the Golden Knights would party to what they think would be 1995 when they would rock their Reverse Retro jerseys against the Vancouver Canucks, and in the first period Brock Boerser and JT Miller would score to give the Canucks the 2-0 lead. In the second period Elias Pettersson, Andrei Kuzmenko, and Bo Horvat would score to grow the Canucks lead to five. Then in the third period Jonathan Marchassault would score for the Golden Knights, but they would fall to the Canucks 5-1.
- ARI v. MIN – 2p ET
- WIN v. CHI – 7p ET
- SEA v. ANA – 8p ET
- VAN v. SJ – 8p ET
- OTT v. LA – 1030p ET
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