NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – December 13, 2018

by | Dec 13, 2018 | News, NHL

Game recaps, injury updates, and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.

NHL.COM: The Vegas Golden Knights collected their ninth win in their last 11 games by edging the New York Islanders 3-2.  Tomas Nosek tallied the game-winner in the third period. A problem with the lighting at Barclays Center delayed the game for 17 minutes.

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews got his 700th career point in a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins (Photo via NHL Images).

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews picked up his 700th NHL point in a three-point performance as his club ended an eight-game losing skid by defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3. Penguins winger Bryan Rust did all the scoring for his team.

Earlier in the day, the Penguins activated goalie Matt Murray off injured reserve but he didn’t play in this contest. They also placed forward Patric Hornqvist on IR. 

Johnny Gaudreau’s overtime goal capped a three-goal rally by the Calgary Flames as they edged the Philadelphia Flyers 6-5. Gaudreau and linemate Sean Monahan each collected three points while Sean Couturier scored twice for the Flyers.

Anaheim Ducks forward Ondrej Kase tallied his first career NHL hat trick, Brandon Montour had a four-point game, and Ryan Getzlaf got his 900th career point in a 6-3 win over the Dallas Stars.

NEW YORK POST: Rangers defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk is sidelined two-to-four weeks with a separated shoulder. 

THE NEWS & OBSERVER: Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal (concussion) was placed on injured reserve. 

SPORTSNET: The Edmonton Oilers placed defenseman Oscar Klefbom (hand injury) on IR and activated forward Drake Caggiula. 

COLUMBUS DISPATCH: Blue Jackets winger Josh Anderson suffered an upper-body injury on Tuesday. His status remains unknown. 

OTTAWA SUN: Senators winger Bobby Ryan could return from a concussion on Friday against the Detroit Red Wings. 

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Weezer will headline the first intermission of the 2019 Winter Classic between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins on New Year’s Day at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. 

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Ooooh, I hope they play “Hash Pipe“.