NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – November 19, 2017
Game recaps plus updates on Alex Ovechkin, Corey Crawford, Danny DeKeyser and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.
NHL.COM: Sean Monahan netted his first career NHL hat trick and Michael Frolik scored in overtime as the Calgary Flames overcome 3-1 and 4-3 deficits to edge the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4. The Flyers were playing without defenseman Radko Gudas, who is awaiting a telephone hearing from the league’s department of player safety regarding his slash to the head of Winnipeg’s Mathieu Perreault.
Anthony Duclair’s overtime goal completed his hat trick as the Arizona Coyotes defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2, giving the Coyotes their first win streak of the season.
Returning from a four-game absence, Auston Matthews scored twice as the Toronto Maple Leafs blanked the Montreal Canadiens 6-0. Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen made 33 saves for the shutout.
Anders Lee scored twice while John Tavares and Josh Bailey each collected three points to give the New York Islanders their third straight win by downing the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3, snapping the latter’s five-game winning streak. Yanni Gourde scored twice for the Lightning.
Antoine Roussel had a goal and two assists while Jamie Benn and Alex Radulov each had a goal and an assist to lead the Dallas Stars to a 6-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers, snapping the Stars’ three-game losing streak. Drake Caggiula scored twice and Connor McDavid had three points for the Oilers.
Braden Holtby made 30 saves while T.J. Oshie scored and assisted on another to give the Washington Capitals a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild, ending the Wild’s four-game win streak. Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin required stitches after taking a puck in the face but returned to the game.
Corey Crawford made 35 saves and Artem Anisimov potted the game winner as the Chicago Blackhawks nipped the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1. Crawford avoided injury after being shaken up in a collision with Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin.
Five goals on 11 shots in the second period lifted the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils. Matt Hendricks, Kyle Connor and Mathieu Perreault each had a goal and an assist for the Jets.
Craig Smith had a goal and an assist and Pekka Rinne made 29 saves in the Nashville Predators’ 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.
Brayden Schenn extended his points streak to a career-high seven games with his overtime goal to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 decision over the Vancouver Canucks.
Darcy Kuemper kicked out 24 shots and Tyler Toffoli had a goal and an assist to give the Los Angeles Kings a 4-0 shutout over the Florida Panthers.
Jake DeBrusk scored a goal and set up another to give the Boston Bruins a 3-1 win over the San Jose Sharks. Anton Khudobin made 36 saves for the Bruins.
Sebastian Aho scored the game winner as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-1, handing the latter their fifth straight loss.
MLIVE.COM: Good news for the Detroit Red Wings, as defenseman Danny DeKeyser returns to action tonight against the Colorado Avalanche. DeKeyser missed the last 17 games with a fractured ankle.