NHL Daily – Thursday Night Stars

NHL News and Notes from Thursday, December 1st, 2022

News

  • The NHL announced that Dallas Stars forward Jason Robertson has been named First Star of the Month for the month of November.
    • Vitek Vanecek (NJ) and Mitch Marner (TOR) would round out the rest of the Three Stars for the Month.
  • NHL 3 Stars of the Month – Robertson Produces Memorable November

  • The Ottawa Senators and restricted free agent Alex Formenton could not come to an agreement on a new deal.
    • Formenton is now ineligible to play this season.

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Game Recaps

  • Colorado Avalanche v. Buffalo Sabres – 7p ET
    • In Buffalo the Sabres would host the Colorado Avalanche, and in the first period JT Compher would open the scoring for the Avs, but goals from JJ Peterka and Tage Thompson would give the Sabres the 2-1 lead. In the second period Dylan cozens would score for the Sabres, but the Avs offense would wake up as Nathan MacKinnon would net a pair of goals and Compher would net his second of the game while Artturi Lehkonen would also score to give the Avs the 5-3 lead. Then in the third period Alex Tuch would score for the Sabres, but Mikko Rantanen would score to give the Avalanche the 6-4 victory over the Sabres.
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  • Nashville Predators v. New Jersey Devils – 7p ET
    • In New Jersey the Devils look to stay red hot as they host the Nashville Predators, and in the first period Ryan Johansen and Colton Sissons would score to give the Preds the 2-0 lead. In the second period Kevin Bahl, Jesper Bratt, and Alexander Holtz would score to give the Devils the 3-2 lead. Then in the third period Mikael Granlund would score with 9 seconds left in regulation to tie the game at three for the Preds. In the extra frame Johansen would net his second of the game to give the Predators the 4-3 overtime victory over the Devils.
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  • Tampa Bay Lightning v. Philadelphia Flyers – 7p ET
    • Meanwhile in Philadelphia the Flyers would host the Tampa Bay Lightning, and in the first period Nick Paul would score to give the Bolts the 1-0 lead. In the second period Steven Stamkos would assist on Paul’s second of the game to record his 1000th career NHL point, and Ross Colton would score to give the Bolts the 3-0 lead. Then in the third period Travis Konecny would score for the Flyers, but Ian Cole’s tally would give the Lightning the 4-1 victory over the Flyers.
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  • Vegas Golden Knights v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p ET
    • On the other side of Pennsylvania, the Pittsburgh Penguins would host the Vegas Golden Knights, and in the first period Jack Eichel and Reilly Smith would score to give the Knights the 2-0 lead. In the second period Brock McGinn and Rickard Rakell would score to tie the game at two for the Pens. Then in the third period Shea Theodore would score for the Knights, but goals from Jake Guentzel and Kasperi Kapanen would give the Penguins the 4-3 victory over the Golden Knights.
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  • Carolina Hurricanes v. St. Louis Blues – 8p ET
    • In St. Louis the Blues would take on the Carolina Hurricanes, and in the first period Pavel Buchnevich would strike on the powerplay to give the Blues the 1-0 lead. In the second period Noel Acciari would score for the Blues to grow their lead to two, but goals from Brent Burns, Jordan Martinook, and Seth Jarvis would give the Canes the 3-2 lead. However, Torey Krug would score to tie the game at three for the Blues. Then in the third period Ryan O’Reilly would score for the Blues, but Martinook would net two more goals to complete the hat trick and Jordan Staal would score to give the Hurricanes the 6-4 victory over the Blues.
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  • Edmonton Oilers v. Minnesota Wild – 8p ET
    • In Minnesota the Edmonton Oilers would come to town to take on the Wild, and in the first period Leon Draisaitl would score on the powerplay to give the Oilers the 1-0 lead. In the second period Connor McDavid would score for the Oilers, but goals from Joel Erikkson Ek, Kirill Kaprizov, and Frederick Gaudreau would give the Wild the 3-2 lead. Then in the third period Klim Kostin would score for the Oilers, but Sam Steel and Mats Zuccarello would score to give the Wild the 5-3 victory over the Oilers.
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  • Anaheim Ducks v. Dallas Stars – 830p ET
    • In a Reverse Retro battle the Dallas Stars would host the Anaheim Ducks, and in the first period November’s First Star of the Month, Jason Robertson, would net his 20th of the season to give the Stars the 1-0 lead. In the second period Robertson would net his second of the game and Joel Kiviranta would score to grow the Stars lead to three. Then in the third period Robertson would score to complete the hat trick and Wyatt Johnston would tally as the Stars would go on to defeat the Ducks 5-0.
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  • Montreal Canadiens v. Calgary Flames – 9p ET
    • In Calgary the Flames would play host to the Montreal Canadiens, and in the first period Juraj Slafkovsky would score 13 seconds into the game to give the Habs the 1-0 lead. In the second period Elias Lindholm would score to tie the game at one for the Flames. Then in the third period Cole Caufield would score to give the Canadiens the 2-1 victory over the Flames.
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  • Florida Panthers v. Vancouver Canucks – 10p ET
    • In Vancouver the Canucks would battle the Florida Panthers, and in the first period Matthew Tkachuk, Gustav Forsling, and Ryan Lomberg would score to give the Panthers the 3-0 lead. In the second period Dakota Joshua would score for the Canucks, but Sam Bennett would score to keep the Panthers ahead by three. Then in the third period Bennett would net his second of the game as the Panthers would go on to defeat the Canucks 5-1.
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  • Washington Capitals v. Seattle Kraken – 10p ET
    • In Seattle the Washington Capitals would come to town to take on the Kraken, and in the first period Martin Fehervary and Conor Sheary would score to give the Caps the 2-0 lead. In the second period Jaden Schwartz would score on the powerplay to get the Kraken on the board and back within one. Then in the third period Yanni Gourde would strike to tie the game at two and force overtime for the Kraken. In the extra frame it would only last seven seconds as Matty Beniers would score his 10th of the season to complete the comeback for the Kraken as they would defeat the Capitals 3-2.
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  • Arizona Coyotes v. Los Angeles Kings – 1030p ET
    • In Los Angeles the Kings would take on the Arizona Coyotes, and in the first period both teams would score a goal as Christian Fischer would score for the Yotes while Anze Kopitar would score fort he Kings. In the second period the two teams would trade tallies again as Matias Maccelli and Nick Bjugstad would score for the Yotes, and Trevor Moore and Carl Grundstrom would strike for the Kings for the 3-3 tie. Then in the third period Kopitar would net his second of the game and Kevin Fiala would score for the Kings 5-3 victory over the Coyotes.
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Today’s Games

  • OTT v. NYR – 7p ET
  • NAS v. NYI – 730p ET
  • CLB v. WIN – 8p ET

Noteworthy in Hockey

  • NHL99: Peter Stastny’s harrowing path to greatness has never been more relevant (The Athletic – $)
  • Insider Trading: Is a new contract on the horizon for Monahan in Montreal? (TSN)
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