NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – November 28, 2018
Game recaps and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.
NHL.COM: Jeff Skinner’s overtime goal gave the Buffalo Sabres their 10th straight victory as they edged the San Jose Sharks 4-3. Sharks captain Joe Pavelski scored twice, including the game-tying goal.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: With the win, the Sabres also sit atop the Eastern Conference and the overall standings.
Third-period goals by Brady Tkachuk (two) and Matt Duchene rallied the Ottawa Senators from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the struggling Philadelphia Flyers 4-3. With the win, the Senators snapped a four-game losing skid.
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Curtis McElhinney made 48 saves to backstop his club to a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens, spoiling the season debut of Canadiens captain Shea Weber. Earlier in the day, Montreal defenseman Karl Alzner cleared waivers and was sent to their AHL affiliate in Laval.
Third-period goals by Nick Ritchie and Carter Rowney gave the Anaheim Ducks their fourth straight victory by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1.
The Colorado Avalanche ended an 11-game losing streak to the Nashville Predators with a 3-2 win thanks to two goals by Nathan MacKinnon.
Despite the departure of starting goaltender Antti Raanta in the second intermission with a lower-body injury, the Arizona Coyotes held off the Minnesota Wild 4-3. Coyotes forward Josh Archibald scored twice in the third period.
The Pittsburgh Penguins extended their winning streak to five games by downing the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 thanks to third-period goals by Derek Grant and Zach Aston-Reese. Mark Scheifele tallied twice for the Jets.
The Vegas Golden Knights picked up their fourth straight victory by crushing the Chicago Blackhawks 8-3. Cody Eakin and Shea Theodore each scored twice for the Golden Knights. Earlier in the day, the Blackhawks announced defenseman Brandon Davidson would miss six-to-eight weeks following knee surgery.
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Oscar Klefbom scored the game’s only goal as his club nipped the Dallas Stars 1-0 in overtime.
Dustin Brown’s overtime tally gave the Los Angeles Kings a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Earlier in the day, the Kings activated goaltender Jonathan Quick off injured reserve but he didn’t play in this game. Canucks winger Brock Boeser returned to the lineup after missing 11 games with a groin injury.