NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, January 15th, 2020   News: The Vegas Golden Knights fired head coach Gerard Gallant and Assistant Coach Mike Kelly, and have named Peter DeBoer as the new Head Coach. https://twitter.com/GoldenKnights/status/1217470677739102208?s=20   The Philadelphia Flyers announced a couple roster moves. Carter Hart will miss 2-3 weeks due to an abdominal … Continue reading NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Radical Redemption: Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils

Washington Capitals (31-11-5) vs New Jersey Devils (17-22-7)  Predicted GoaltenderRecordGAA / SV% / # SOWashington CapitalsIlya Samsonov13-2-12.11 / .925 / 1 New Jersey DevilsLouis Domingue3-5-03.55 / .884 / 0Goaltender matchup After ending a two-game losing streak for the second time in the month of January, the Washington Capitals are looking ahead as they take on … Continue reading Radical Redemption: Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils

NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, January 14th, 2020   News: The Washington Capitals have signed center Nicklas Backstrom to a 5 year contract extension with a $9.2 mil AAV. TXHT Breakdown   Game Recaps: Vegas Golden Knights v. Buffalo Sabres - 7p EST Start Time In Buffalo the Sabres would play host to the … Continue reading NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Game Recap: New Jersey Devils @ Toronto Maple Leafs 1/14/20

New Jersey Devils (17-22-7 41pts) @ Toronto Maple Leafs (25-16-6 56pts) Game Recap: After two exciting wins over two of the best teams in the NHL, tonight the Devils head north of the border to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs. Unfortunately for the Devils, they were no match for the high flying and offensively … Continue reading Game Recap: New Jersey Devils @ Toronto Maple Leafs 1/14/20

TXHT Breakdown – Nicklas Backstrom Signs 5 Year Deal with Capitals

This morning the Washington Capitals announced that they have signed center Nicklas Backstrom to a five year, $46 million contract extension that will guarantee that he will be with the Capitals through the 2024-25 season. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1217087723078590465?s=20 Backstrom, 32, leads the Capitals franchise in assists with 668, and is one of two players in Capitals franchise … Continue reading TXHT Breakdown – Nicklas Backstrom Signs 5 Year Deal with Capitals

NHL News and Notes from Monday, January 13th, 2020

NHL News and Notes from Monday, January 13th, 2020   News: The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that they have placed defenseman Morgan Rielly on injured reserve due to a fractured foot that will keep him out of the lineup for a minimum of eight weeks. https://twitter.com/LeafsPR/status/1216804222672437249?s=20   The Maple Leafs also announced that they have … Continue reading NHL News and Notes from Monday, January 13th, 2020

NHL Three Stars of the Week for Januray 6th – 12th

Today the National Hockey League announced their Three Stars of the Week for the week of January 6th through 12th.   First Star – Andrei Vasilevskiy (G, Tampa Bay Lightning) Vasilevskiy would go a perfect three for three for the Lightning this past week as Tampa embarked on a 10 game winning streak. Vasilevskiy would … Continue reading NHL Three Stars of the Week for Januray 6th – 12th