NHL News and Notes from Friday, January 27th, 2023
- The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that forward Auston Matthews will miss a minimum of three weeks due to a knee sprain.
- Due to the injury to Matthews, the NHL announced that Florida Panthers forward Aleksander Barkov would replace Matthews in the NHL All Star Game on the Atlantic Division roster.
- The Columbus Blue Jackets announced that forward Gustav Nyquist will be out indefinitely with an upper body injury.
- Detroit Red Wings v. New York Islanders – 7p ET
- On Long Island the New York Islanders would play host to the Detroit Red Wings, and after a scoreless first period Anders Lee would score to give the Isles the 1-0 lead. Then in the third period Brock Nelson would score to give the Islanders the 2-0 victory over the Red Wings.
- Los Angeles Kings v. Florida Panthers – 7p ET
- In Florida the Los Angeles Kings would come to town to take on the Panthers, and in the first period Anze Kopitar and Adrian Kempe would score to give the Kings the 2-0 lead. In the second period Viktor Arvidsson would score to grow the Kings lead to three, but Ryan Lomberg and Brandon Montour would score for the Panthers to get them back within one. Then in the third period Carter Verhaeghe would strike for the Panthers, but a tally from Matt Roy would give the Kings the 4-3 victory over the Panthers.
- Ottawa Senators v. Toronto Maple Leafs – 7p ET
- In Toronto for some Hockey Night in Canada the Maple Leafs would take on the Ottawa Senators, and in the first period Thomas Chabot would open the scoring for the Sens, but Joey Anderson would score for the Habs for the 1-1 ties. In the second period William Nylander would strike for the Leafs, but goals from Brady Tkachuk, Derick Brassard, and Drake Batherson would give the Sens the 4-2 lead. Then in the third period Tkachuk would net his second of the game and Claude Giroux would score to give the Senators the 6-2 victory over the Maple Leafs.
- San Jose Sharks v. Carolina Hurricanes – 7p ET
- In Carolina for Pride Night the Hurricanes would take on the San Jose Sharks, and in the first period Oskar Lindblom would strike for the Sharks while Calvin de Haan would score fort he Canes for the 1-1 tie. Then after a scoreless second period Sebastian Aho would score a pair of goals for the Canes, but Nick Bonino, Michael Eyssimont, and Mario Ferraro would score for the Sharks to have them up by one. However, with 12 seconds left in regulation Martin Necas would score for the Canes to force overtime, and then he would strike 55 seconds into the extra frame to give the Hurricanes the 5-4 victory over the Sharks.
- Vegas Golden Knights v. New York Rangers – 7p ET
- At Madison Square Garden the Vegas Golden Knight would come to the Big Apple to take on the New York Rangers, and in the first period Chris Kreider and Vincent Trocheck would score for the Rangers to take the 2-0 lead. In the second period Phil Kessel would score to get the Knights on the board and back within one. Then in the third period Filip Chytil and Jimmy Vesey would strike to give the Rangers the 4-1 victory over the Golden Knights.
- New Jersey Devils v. Dallas Stars – 830p ET
- In Dallas the Stars would play host to the New Jersey Devils, and in the first period Ty Dellandrea and Roope Hintz would score to give the Stars the 2-0 lead. In the second period Jack Hughes and Miles Wood would score to tie the game at two for the Devils. Then after a scoreless third period it would be Hughes with his second of the game to give the Devils the 3-2 overtime victory over the Stars.
- Calgary Flames v. Seattle Kraken – 10p ET
- In Seattle the Kraken would play host to the Calgary Flames, and in the first period John Hayden would score to give the Kraken the 1-0 lead, but Elias Lindholm, Tyler Toffoli, and Nikita Zadorov would score to give the Flames the 3-1 lead. Then after a scoreless second Eeli Tolvanen would score for the Kraken, but goals from Noah Hanfin and Blake Coleman would give the Flames the 5-2 victory over the Kraken.
- Columbus Blue Jackets v. Vancouver Canucks – 10p ET
- In Vancouver the Canucks would rock their retro Skate jerseys as they would play host to the Columbus Blue Jackets, and in the opening minutes of the first period Elias Pettersson would net his 20th of the season while shorthanded for the Canucks, but Kirill Marchenko would strike on the powerplay 43 seconds later to tie the game at one for the Jackets. However, later in the period Quinn Hughes would strike on the powerplay and Ilya Mikheyev would score to give the Canucks the 3-1 lead. Then after a scoreless second Marchenko would net his second of the game for the Jackets, but a goal from Dakota Joshua and Pettersson’s second of the game would give the Canucks the 5-2 victory over the Blue Jackets.
- STL v. COL – 3p ET
- BOS v. FLA – 6p ET
- PHI v. WIN – 7p ET
- LA v. TB – 7p ET
- MON v. OTT – 7p ET
- SJ v. PIT – 7p ET
- VGK v. NYI – 730p ET
- BUF v. MIN – 9p ET
- CLB v. SEA – 10p ET
- CHI v. EDM – 10p ET
- ARI v. ANA – 1030p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Meet the 14-year-old hockey phenom who’s ‘going to be a household name’ (The Athletic – $)
- 32 Thoughts Podcast: Nobody Tanks (SportsNet)
TXHT may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through Cool Hockey and Dr. Squatch ads/links in this article.