NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, May 10th, 2023
- In the PHF there would be a lot of signing news starting with the Montreal Force.
- The Force re-signed forwards Ann-Sophie Bettez and Alexandra Labelle.
- The Force signed goaltender Corinne Schroeder and forward Elizabeth Giguere.
- The Metropolitan Riveters announced that they have re-signed forward and captain Madison Packer.
- Packer would sign a two year deal that will carry an AAV of $92,500 per season.
- The Connecticut Whale would make a pair of contract renegotiations with forwards Kennedy Marchment and Taylor Girard.
- Marchment’s new terms will see her paid $130,000 for the second year of her previously signed contract.
- Girard’s new terms will see her paid $110,000 for the second year of her previously signed contract.
- The Toronto Six announced that they have re-signed forward Shiann Darkangelo to a two year contract.
- The NHLPA announced the finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award.
- Toronto Maple Leafs v. Florida Panthers – 7p ET – Game 4
- In Florida the Toronto Maple Leafs would look to keep their season alive as they take on the Panthers in Game 4 of their second round series, and after a scoreless first period William Nylander would get a fortunate bounce while on the powerplay to give the Leafs the 1-0 lead. Then in the third period Sam Reinhart would strike on the powerplay for the Panthers, but a tally from Mitch Marner would give the Maple Leafs the 2-1 victory over the Panthers and force Game 5 on Friday night in Toronto.
- Vegas Golden Knights v. Edmonton Oilers – 10p ET – Game 4
- Back in Edmonton for Game 4 the Oilers would look to even their series against the Vegas Golden Knights, and in the first period Nick Bjugstad, Evan Bouchard, and Mattias Ekholm would score to give the Oilers the 3-0 lead. In the second period Ryan Nugent-Hopkins would strike to grow the Oilers lead to four. Then in the third period Nicolas Roy would score for the Knights, but it would be too little, too late as the Oilers would hold on to defeat the Golden Knights 4-1 to tie the series at two.
- NJ v. CAR – 7p ET – Game 5
- SEA v. DAL – 930p ET – Game 5
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