NHL News and Notes from Monday, January 16th, 2023
- The NHL announced that Seattle Kraken goaltender Martin Jones has been named First Star of the Week.
- Lucas Raymond (DET) and Nikita Kucherov (TB) rounded out the rest of the Three Stars.
- NHL Stars of the Week – Game of Jones Take Top Honors
- The Minnesota Wild announced that they have signed forward Matt Boldy to an extension.
- Boldy’s new contract is for seven years with an AAV of $7 million per season.
- Florida Panthers v. Buffalo Sabres – 1p ET
- In Buffalo for an MLK Day afternoon matinee the Sabres would host the Florida Panthers, and in the first period Brandon Montour would score to give the Panthers the 1-0 lead. In the second period Sam Bennett would score to grow the Panthers lead to two. Then in the third period Alex Tuch would score for the Sabres, but goals from Anton Lundell and Carter Verhaeghe would give the Panthers the 4-1 victory over the Sabres.
- Philadelphia Flyers v. Boston Bruins – 1p ET
- In Boston the Bruins would host the Philadelphia Flyers for another early afternoon MLK Day matinee, and in the first period David Pastrnak and Pavel Zacha would score to give the B’s the 2-0 lead. In the second period Brad Marchand would strike and Zacha would net his second of the game to grow the B’s lead to four. Then in the third period Pastrnak would net his second of the game and Matt Grzelcyk would score to give the Bruins the dominating 6-0 victory over the Flyers.
- Detroit Red Wings v. Colorado Avalanche – 3p ET
- In Colorado the Avalanche would play host to the Detroit Red Wings for a mid-afternoon matinee, and in the first period Artturi Lehkonen and Cale Makar would would score to give the Avs the 2-0 lead. In the second period Andrew Copp would score for the Wings, but goals from Makar, JT Compher, and Nathan MacKinnon would give the Avs the demanding 5-1 lead. Then in the third period Ben Chiarot and Moritz Seider would score for the Wings, but it would not be enough as MacKinnon would net his second of the game for the Avalanche as they would defeat the Red Wings 6-3.
- New Jersey Devils v. San Jose Sharks – 4p ET
- In San Jose the New Jersey Devils would come to town to take on the Sharks, and in the first period Ryan Graves would open the scoring for the Devils, but goals from Timo Meier and Erik Karlsson would give the Sharks the 2-1 lead. Then after a scoreless second period Nick Bonino would score for the Sharks, but goals from Nico Hischier and Jack Hughes would tie the game at three and force overtime for the Devils. After a scoreless five minutes of extra hockey it would be Tomas Tatar with the shootout winner to give the Devils the 4-3 victory over the Sharks.
- Tampa Bay Lightning v. Seattle Kraken – 4p ET
- In Seattle the Kraken would take on the Tampa Bay Lightning, and in the first period Pierre-Edouard Bellemare would score to give the Bolts the 1-0 lead. Then after a scoreless second period Vince Dunn would score for the Kraken, but goals from Nick Paul, Brandon Hagel, and Victor Hedman would give the Lightning the 4-1 victory over the Kraken.
- Dallas Stars v. Vegas Golden Knights – 6p ET
- In Vegas, the Stars look to aligned right to the win over the Golden Knights. In the first, Dallas takes the 1-0 lead when Jamie Benn scores his 17th of the year. In the second, it becomes a 2-0 Dallas lead when Joel Kiviranta nets his sixth of the season. In the third, Ryan Suter scores his first goal of the season and then Tyler Seguin’s empty netter, his 12th goal of the season, gives the Stars the 4-0 shutout victory over the Golden Knights.
- Anaheim Ducks v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p ET
- In the Steel City, the Penguins welcome the Ducks to Pittsburgh. In the first, Pittsburgh takes the 1-0 lead when Jason Zucker nets his 11th of the year but then Anaheim ties it up when Adam Henrique scores his 14th of the year on the power play. In the second, Evgeni Malkin nets his 15th of the year to put the Pens up 2-1. In the third, Anaheim ties it up when John Klingberg nets a goal on a Ducks extra man advantage for his sixth goal of the year and then Trevor Zegras scores his 14th of the year to give Anaheim the 3-2 lead. Bryan Rust’s 10th of the year late in the period ties the game for the Pens 3-3. In the overtime session, Jake Guentzel’s 18th on the season lifts the Penguins past the Ducks for the 4-3 win.
- New York Rangers v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 7p ET
- In Columbus, the Blue Jackets host the Rangers. In the first, New York takes the 1-0 lead when Mika Zibanejad scores his 20th and then the Rangers make it a 2-0 game when Barclay Goodrow scores a power play goal, his ninth goal of the year. In the second, Vitali Kravtsov scores his third of the year to put New York up 3-0. In the third, Andrew Peeke’s fourth of the year puts Columbus on the board but the Rangers get the 3-1 win over the Blue Jackets.
- Washington Capitals v. New York Islanders – 730p ET
- In Long Island, the Islanders host the Capitals. In the first, Sebastian Aho scores his fourth of the year to give the Islanders the 1-0 lead and then New York takes the 2-0 lead with Matt Martin’s fourth of the year. In the second, Hudson Fasching’s third of the year puts New York up 3-0 but then Washington gets on the board when Garnet Hathaway scores his seventh of the season. Then, Tom Wilson’s first of the season brings the Caps within a goal. In the third, T.J. Oshie scores his ninth of the year as Washington evens the game 3-3. In overtime, Dmitry Orlov scores his third of the season as the Capitals get the 4-3 win over the Islanders.
- Calgary Flames v. Nashville Predators – 8p ET
- In Nashville, the Predators and Flames do battle. In the first, Nashville gets a pair of goals when Roman Josi scores his 12th of the year and then Jusso Parssinen scores his fifth to make this a 2-0 Predators lead. In the second, Nikita Zadorov nets his seventh to get Calgary on the board. However, Nashville will hold on as the Predators down the Flames 2-1.
- Ottawa Senators v. St. Louis Blues – 8p ET
- In St. Louis, the Blues host the Senators for the lone time on the season. In the first, Jake Neighbours third of the year puts St. Louis up 1-0 and then Noel Acciari’s 10th of the year gives the Blues the 2-0 lead. In the second, Tim Stützle’s 19th of the year puts Ottawa on the board but the Blues will hold on as they down the Senators 2-1, and with the win St. Louis becomes the eighth NHL team (and second non-Original Six team) to record 2,000 wins.
- ANA v. PHI – 7p ET
- FLA v. TOR – 7p ET
- MIN v. WAS – 7p ET
- WIN v. MON – 7p ET
- CLB v. NAS – 8p ET
- BUF v. CHI – 830p ET
- DET v. ARI – 9p ET
- SEA v. EDM – 9p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- 32 Thoughts Podcast: Remembering Gino (SportsNet)
- O’Reilly to the Maple Leafs, Monahan to the Avalanche and 4 more perfect NHL trade fits (The Athletic – $)
- O’Ree to be honored with portrait in New Brunswick hometown Wednesday (Color of Hockey)
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