NHL News and Notes from Friday, March 24th, 2023
- New York Islanders v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 7p ET
- In Columbus, the Blue Jackets welcome the Islanders and in the first the Isles take the 1-0 lead when Zach Parise scores his 20th of the year. In the second, Columbus gets on the board when Johnny Gaudreau scores his 18th but then New York re-takes the lead when Brock Nelson gets his 31st of the year. Columbus then responds with three when Liam Foudy nets his sixth, Kent Johnson scores his 15th, and then Eric Robinson scores his 10th as the Blue Jackets take the 4-2 lead. In the third, Kyle Palmieri scores his 13th and then Brock Nelson gets his second of the night as the Islanders tie the game 4-4. In overtime, Boone Jenner’s 25th of the year gives the Blue Jackets the 5-4 win over the Islanders.
- New Jersey Devils v. Buffalo Sabres – 7p ET
- In Buffalo, the Sabres host the Devils and in the first Buffalo gets a pair when Dylan Cozens scores his 28th and then Tage Thompson scores his 44th but then New Jersey responds when Yegor Sharangovich nets his 13th to bring the Devs within a goal. Jack Quinn’s 14th of the year puts Buffalo back up two but then Kevin Bahl’s second brings New Jersey within a goal once again. In the second, Alex Tuch scores a pair to put Buffalo up three. In the third, Jack Hughes nets a pair for New Jersey but the Sabres escape with the 5-4 win over the Devils.
- Arizona Coyotes v. Colorado Avalanche – 9p ET
- In the Mile High City, the Avalanche welcome the Coyotes back to Denver and in the first the Avs take the 1-0 lead when Nathan MacKinnon scores his 31st but then the Coyotes tie it up with Clayton Keller’s 35th of the year. After a scoreless second, Cale Makar’s 17th of the year gives Colorado the lead back and then J.T. Compher scores his 16th as the Avalanche get the 3-1 win over the Coyotes.
- DET v. PHI – 1p ET
- TB v. BOS – 1p ET
- SEA v. NAS – 2p ET
- WIN v. LA – 4p ET
- SJ v. CAL – 4p ET
- CHI v. MIN – 5p ET
- NYR v. FLA – 5p ET
- BUF v. NYI – 5p ET
- VAN v. DAL – 7p ET
- CLB v. MON – 7p ET
- OTT v. NJ – 7p ET
- TOR v. CAR – 7p ET
- WAS v. PIT – 8p ET
- VGK v. EDM – 10p ET
- STL v. ANA – 1030p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- 32 Thoughts Podcast – Cheech (SportsNet)
- Speaking from the heart on Pride nights, the NHL and hope in a bleak moment (The Athletic – $)
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