NHL Daily – Carolina Moves On

NHL News and Notes from Thursday, May 11th, 2023


  • The Philadelphia Flyers announced their new front office hires.
    • The Flyers removed the “interim” tag and named Daniel Briere the General Manager.
    • The also named Keith Jones as President of Hockey Operations.

    • The Flyers also released this word salad of a statement before announcing the hiring of Jones and Briere.

  • The Connecticut Whale announced that they have reached new terms with defender Allie Munroe.
    • Monroe’s second year of her deal will now see her paid $105,000 for the 2023-24 season.

  • The Boston Pride announced that they have signed forward Alina Muller to a one year deal.

  • The Metropolitan Riveters announced that they have re-signed forward Amanda Pelkey and defender Minttu Tuominen.
    • Both players signed one year deals.

  • The Minnesota Whitecaps announced that the have signed forward Brooke Bryant to a two year deal.

  • The NHL Department of Player Safety announced sanctions against the Edmonton Oilers.
    • Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse has been suspended for one game for instigating in the final five minutes of regulation on Wednesday night.
      • The suspension for Nurse is an automatic one game per rule 46.21.
      • Nurse will miss Game 5 on Friday night in Vegas.
    • Oilers head coach Jay Woodcroft was also fined $10,000 under rule 46.21.

  • DoPS would also announce that Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Alex Pietrangelo would be suspended.
    • Pietrangelo would be suspended for one game for slashing Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl on Wednesday night.
    • Pietrangelo will miss Game 5 on Friday night in Vegas.

  • The NHL announced the finalists for the Vezina Trophy.

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Game Recaps

  • New Jersey Devils v. Carolina Hurricanes – 7p ET – Game 5
    • In Raleigh, the Hurricanes look to advance to the East Final and in the first Dawson Mercer’s third gives New Jersey the 1-0 lead. In the second, Jaccob Slavin’s second ties the contest for Carolina but then Timo Meier’s second gives the Devils the 2-1 lead. Brent Burns then scores his second to tie the game for Carolina once more. Then, in overtime, Jesper Fast nets his fifth as the Hurricanes get the 3-2 win over the Devils and advance to the Eastern Conference Final.
  • Scott’s TXHT Recap – Canes Drop Devils in OT to Advance
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  • Seattle Kraken v. Dallas Stars – 930p ET – Game 5
    • In Dallas, the Stars and Kraken each look to take the 3-2 series lead and in the first Dallas gets a pair of goals when Wyatt Johnston scores his third and then Roope Hintz nets his seventh. In the second, Joe Pavelski scores his seventh to give Dallas the 3-2 lead but then Seattle gets a pair when Adam Larsson nets his second and Jared McCann gets his first. Then, in the third Roope Hintz gets his second of the night and Radek Faksa gets his first as the Stars get the 5-2 win and take the 3-2 series lead over the Kraken.
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Today’s Games

  • FLA v. TOR – 7p ET – Game 5
  • EDM v. VGK – 10p ET – Game 5

Noteworthy in Hockey

  • With Keith Jones and Daniel Briere, Flyers’ front-office hires look a lot like business as usual (The Athletic – $)
  • Hockey Agent Fedotov Shares Tough Truth About Kuznetsov, Says He Needs To Move On From Capitals: ‘He’s Not Interested In Anything’ (The Hockey News)
  • Growing The Game: Great Britain’s Div. I-A Victory, AAPI Heritage Month and More (The Hockey News)
  • Sources: Ryan Reynolds’ bid for Senators won’t move forward (ESPN)
  • Ryan Reynolds and the Remington Group won’t bid on Senators (Ottawa Sun)
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