On Thursday there were nine games, including game one of the Global Series, plus other notes in the hockey world
NHL News and Notes from Thursday, November 16th, 2023
- The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that they have fined Edmonton Oilers forward Adam Erne.
- Erne was fined $2,018.23 for elbowing Seattle Kraken forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare on Wednesday night.
- The fine is the maximum allowed under the terms of the CBA.
Edmonton’s Adam Erne has been fined $2,018.23, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for Elbowing Seattle’s Pierre-Edouard Bellemare.— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) November 16, 2023
Detroit Red Wings v. Ottawa Senators – 2p ET – Global Series in Stockholm, Sweden
- In Stockholm, Sweden for the first game of the Global Series the Ottawa Senators would play host to the Detroit Red Wings, and in the first period Brady Tkachuk would net a pair of goals and Jake Sanderson would score to give the Sens the 3-0 lead. In the second period Josh Norris would score to grow the Sens lead to four, but goals from Lucas Raymond, David Perron, Alex DeBrincat, and Shayne Gostisbehere would tie the game at four for the Wings. Then after a scoreless third period Tim Stuetzle would score with an insane play that would see him bat the puck out of mid-air with two seconds left to give the Senators the 5-4 overtime victory over the Red Wings.
Arizona Coyotes v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 7p ET
- In Columbus, the Blue Jackets hosted the Coyotes and after a scoreless first, Columbus got on the board with Damon Severson’s second of the year but Arizona’s Barrett Hayton responded with his second of the year. In the third, Logan Cooley’s second of the year put the Coyotes up 2-1 and then Lawson Crouse netted his seventh of the year to give Arizona the two goal lead. Then, Damon Severson scored his second of the night but the Coyotes would hold on to get the 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
Vegas Golden Knights v. Montreal Canadiens – 7p ET
- In Montreal, the Canadiens welcomed the Golden Knights for the lone time on the year and in the first Montreal got a pair when Alex Newhook scored his fourth of the year and Johnathan Kovacevic scored his first of the year. In the second, Vegas got on the board with a shorthanded goal form Brett Howden but Montreal re-took the two goal lead with Jesse Ylönen’s second of the season. Then, the Golden Knights got a pair when Brayden McNabb, scoring his first of the year, and Jonathan Marchessault, scoring his seventh, to tie the contest. Then, Jesse Ylönen scored his second of the night to give the Habs the lead back but then Shea Theodore’s power play goal. his fourth goal of the year, tied the contest once more. In the third, Jack Eichel and Mark Stone each score a power play goal, their seventh and fifth goals respectively, to give Vegas the two goal lead but Justin Barron scored his fourth of the year for Montreal. However, the Golden Knights held on to defeat the Canadiens for the 6-5 win.
New Jersey Devils v. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7p ET
- In the Steel City, the Penguins and Devils faced off. In the first, Bryan Rust scored his eighth of the year to put Pittsburgh up 1-0 but then a power play goal from Curtis Lazar tied the game. In the second, Bryan Rust scored his second of the night to give the Pens the lead back but Nathan Bastian scored his first of the year to tie the contest. In the third, Jesper Bratt scored his eighth to give the Devils the 3-2 lead and then Alexander Holtz scored his fourth to put New Jersey up two. Then, Tyler Toffoli scored his ninth of the year as the Devils breezed by the Penguins for the 5-2 win.
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Chicago Blackhawks – 8p ET
- In the Windy City, the Blackhawks welcomed the Lightning back to Chicago and in the first Lukas Reichel opened up the scoring to put the ‘Hawks up 1-0. In the second, Brayden Point scored a power play goal, his seventh goal of the year, and then Mikhail Sergachev scored his first of the year to put Tampa Bay up 2-1. In the third, Corey Perry’s fourth of the year tied up the contest but then Victor Hedman scored his fourth of the year to give Tampa Bay the lead back. Then, Brandon Hagel scored an empty net goal, his eighth goal of the year, as the Lightning went on to defeat the Blackhawks 4-2.
- Vancouver Canucks v. Calgary Flames – 9p ET
- New York Islanders v. Seattle Kraken – 10p ET
- Florida Panthers v. Los Angeles Kings – 1030p ET
- St. Louis Blues v. San Jose Sharks – 1030p ET
- TOR v. DET – 2p ET
- Global Series in Stockholm, Sweden
- BUF v. WIN – 8p ET
- FLA v. ANA – 10p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Restoring the NHL’s red line: What would happen if the two-line pass rule returned? (The Athletic – $)
- Panthers executive Peterson named 1st Black GM of U.S. National Team (Color of Hockey)
- The making of William Nylander: Born in Canada, raised all over, forever at home in Sweden (The Athletic – $)
- Johnston: NHL progressing toward 2024 draft at Las Vegas’ Sphere, World Cup latest and more (The Athletic – $)
- Insider Trading: Leafs-Nylander talks still ongoing (TSN)
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