It would be a long day of hockey as we would be treated to 13 games in the NHL that would start in Sweden and finish in Los Angeles.
NHL News and Notes from Saturday, November 18th, 2023
- The Washington Capitals announced a few roster moves.
- The Capitals activated forward Anthony Mantha and defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from IR.
- The Capitals also activated defenseman Joel Edmundson from LTIR.
- The Capitals also sent defenseman Dylan McIlrath to Hershey of the AHL.
NEWS | The Capitals have loaned defenseman Dylan McIlrath to the Hershey Bears. In addition, forward Anthony Mantha and defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk have been activated from IR and defenseman Joel Edmundson has been activated from LTIR. https://t.co/ftjyOTqefb— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) November 18, 2023
- The Boston Bruins announced that forward Milan Lucic will be taking an indefinite leave of absence from the team.
- Lucic was arrested Saturday morning for an alleged domestic incident that took place on Friday night.
The Bruins have announced that Milan Lucic will be taking an indefinite leave of absence following an alleged domestic incident that took place on Friday night. pic.twitter.com/NjGoOXEmlm— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) November 18, 2023
Minnesota Wild v. Ottawa Senators – 11a ET – NHL Global Series in Stockholm, Sweden
- Back in Stockholm, Sweden for a morning (in North America) matinee between the Minnesota Wild and Ottawa Senators, and after a scoreless first period Marco Rossi would strike to give the Wild the 1-0 lead. Then in the third period Erik Brannstrom would net his first of the season to tie the game at one for the Sens to force overtime. After a scoreless extra five minutes of hockey it would be Josh Norris with the winner to give the Senators the 2-1 shootout victory over the Wild.
Vegas Golden Knights v. Philadelphia Flyers – 1p ET
- In Philadelphia the Flyers would play host to the Vegas Golden Knights in an early afternoon matinee, and in the first period Owen Tippett would strike on the powerplay to give the Flyers the 1-0 lead. In the second period Tyson Foerster and Sean Walker would score for the Flyers, but William Karlsson would score and Jonathan Marchessault would net a pair of goals to tie the game at three for the Knights. After a scoreless third period Sean Couturier would score to give the Flyers the 4-3 overtime victory over the Golden Knights.
Chicago Blackhawks v. Nashville Predators – 2p ET
- In Nashville the Predators would play host to the Chicago Blackhawks, and in the first period Yakov Trenin and Gustav Nyquist would score to give the Preds the 2-0 lead. In the second period Philipp Kurashev would score for the Blackhawks to get them back within one, but Cole Smith would score to give the Preds their two goal lead back. Then in the third period Tyler Johnson would score for the Blackhawks, but Smith’s second goal of the game would give the Predators the 4-2 victory over the Blackhawks.
Edmonton Oilers v. Tampa Bay Lightning – 4p ET
- In Tampa Bay for an afternoon battle the Lightning would host the Edmonton Oilers, and in the first period Derek Ryan and James Hamblin would score for the Oilers to take the 2-0 lead, but Nikita Kucherov would score to get the Bolts on the board and back within one. In the second period Kucherov would net his second of the game to tie the game at two for the Bolts, but Ryan would also score his second of the game to give the Oilers the 3-2 lead. Then in the third period Evan Bouchard would score for the Oilers, but goals from Tanner Jeannot and Steven Stamkos would tie the game at four for the Bolts. Later in the third period Luke Glendening and Mikhail Sergachev would score to give the Lightning the 6-4 victory over the Oilers.
Montreal Canadiens v. Boston Bruins – 7p ET
- In Boston for an Original Six matchup the Bruins would pay tribute to their history as they host the Montreal Canadiens, and in the first period Charlie McAvoy and Trent Frederic would score to give the B’s the 2-0 lead. In the second period Juraj Slafkovsky would score for the Habs, but goals from Pavel Zacha and Frederic would give the B’s the 4-1 lead. Then in the third period Johnathan Kovacevic would score for the Habs, but a goal from James van Riemsdyk would give the Bruins the 5-2 victory over the Canadiens.
Pittsburgh Penguins v. Carolina Hurricanes – 7p ET
- In Carolina the Hurricanes would take on the Pittsburgh Penguins, and in the first period Sidney Crosby would score to give the Pens the 1-0 lead. In the second period Sebastian Aho would score to tie the game at one for the Canes. Then in the third period Crosby would net his second of the game for the Pens, but a pair of goals from Seth Jarvis and a tally from Brent Burns would give the Hurricanes the 4-2 victory over the Penguins.
New York Islanders v. Calgary Flames – 7p ET
- In Calgary the Flames would host the New York Islanders for Hockey Night in Canada, and in the first period Martin Pospisil would strike first for the Flames while Hudson Fasching would score for the Isles for the 1-1 tie. In the second period Kyle Palmieri and Mathew Barzal would score for the Isles to take the 3-1 lead, but Blake Coleman would score to get the Flames back within one. Then in the third period Brock Nelson would score for the Isles, but goals from MacKenzie Weager and Yegor Sharangovich would tie the game at four for the Flames to send the game to overtime. After a scoreless extra five minutes of hockey it would be Oliver Wahlstrom in the shootout to give the Islanders the 5-4 victory over the Flames.
New York Rangers v. New Jersey Devils – 7p ET
- In New Jersey the Devils would go to battle against their long time rival New York Rangers, and in the first period both teams would get a pair of goals as Artemi Panarin and Jimmy Vesey would score for the Rangers while Jack Hughes and Ondrej Palat would strike for the Devils for the 2-2 tie. Then after a scoreless second period Erik Haula would score fro the Devils, but goals from Panarin, Vesey, and Blake Wheeler would give the Rangers the 5-2 victory over the Devils.
Arizona Coyotes v. Winnipeg Jets – 7p ET
- In Winnipeg the Jets would take on the Arizona Coyotes, and in the first period Matias Maccelli would open the scoring for the Yotes, but goals from Mark Scheifele and vladislav Namestnikov would give the Jets the 2-1 lead. In the second period Matt Dumba would strike for the Yotes to tie the game, but Kyle Connor would score to retake the lead for the Jets. then in the third period Josh Morrissey and Mason Appleton would score to give the Jets the 5-2 victory over the Coyotes.
Columbus Blue Jackets v. Washington Capitals – 730p ET
- In Washington the Columbus Blue Jackets would come back to town to take on the Capitals, and after a scoreless first period Johnny Gaudreau would open the scoring for the Jackets, but goals from Sonny Milano, Aliaksei Protas, and Alex Ovechkin would give the Caps the 3-1 lead. Then in the second period Ivan Provorov and Justin Danforth would score for the Jackets, but Hendrix Lapierre’s first of the season would give the Capitals the 4-3 victory over the Blue Jackets.
Colorado Avalanche v. Dallas Stars – 8p ET
- In Dallas the Stars would take on the Colorado Avalanche, and in the first period Tyler Seguin and Joe Pavelski would score to give the Stars the 2-0 lead. In the second period Seguin would net his second of the game to give the Stars the three goal lead, but goals from Mile wood and Ryan Johansen would get the Avs back within one. Then in the third period Valeri Nichushkin, Mikko Rantanen, Andrew Cogliano, and Ross Colton would all score to give the Avalanche the 6-3 comeback victory over the Stars.
- Seattle Kraken v. Vancouver Canucks – 10p ET
- St. Louis Blues v. Los Angeles Kings – 1030p ET
- TOR v. MIN – 8a ET
- NHL Global Series in Stockholm, Sweden
- CLB v. PHI – 530p ET
- VGK v. PIT – 6p ET
- BUF v. CHI – 7p ET
- STL v. ANA – 8p ET
Noteworthy in Hockey
- Lucic takes indefinite leave of absence from Bruins (NHL)
- Capitals Coaches Day clinic shines light on hockey community growth (Color of Hockey)
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