NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – January 30, 2019

by | Jan 30, 2019 | News, NHL | 6 comments

Game recaps, Wild re-sign Stalock, Hurricanes re-up Martinook, and more in today’s NHL morning coffee headlines. 

NHL.COM: Kyle Connor scored twice in regulation and tallied the shootout winner as the Winnipeg Jets edged the Boston Bruins 4-3. Bruins center Patrice Bergeron also scored two goals while linemates Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak collected three points each. 

Winnipeg Jets winger Kyle Connor led his club to a 4-3 shootout victory over the Boston Bruins (Photo via NHL Images).

Conor Sheary’s third-period goal gave the Buffalo Sabres a 5-4 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Sabres winger Jeff Skinner tallied his 31st goal of the season. 

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Anthony Stolarz made 38 saves to shut out the New York Rangers 1-0. Oskar Lindblom netted the only goal as the Flyers picked up their fifth straight win. 

NEWSOBSERVER.COM: The Carolina Hurricanes re-upped winger Jordan Martinook to a two-year, $4-million deal. 

STAR-TRIBUNE.COM: The Minnesota Wild re-signed backup goaltender Alex Stalock to a three-year, $2.355-million contract. The annual average value is $785K. 

NJ.COM: Pittsburgh Penguins center Derick Brassard won’t receive supplemental discipline for his elbowing penalty on Devils defenseman Sami Vatanen, opening a gash on Vatanen’s forward. 

THE TENNESSEAN: Nashville Predators winger Austin Watson has been suspended indefinitely without pay by the NHL and admitted into stage two of the league’s substance abuse and behavioral health program for his ongoing issues with alcohol abuse.

CBS SPORTS: The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled Mark Letestu, who’s spent the season in the minors. 

MONTREAL GAZETTE: Former Canadiens players Gerry Plamondon passed away Saturday at age 95. Plamondon was the last surviving member of the Canadiens’ 1946 Stanley Cup championship roster. 


  1. Hopefully Sweeney tries to add some scoring, we aren’t going anywhere with one line especially in the playoffs

    • Agreed Bbb, Krejci showed he can still produce at a high level when Bergeron was out, he put up some great numbers. He needs a consistent goal-scoring threat on his wings though. Debrusk has been streaky, and I wish they had tried the Cehlarik experiment earlier in the season. I’m just not sure they want to give up what it will cost to acquire someone like Panarin as a rental.

      On another note, how about that debut for Trent Frederic? He’s known more as a skill guy but Brandon Tanev broke off more than he could chew there.

      • Ya good tilt! Panarin will cost a lot and I think they trade him to the west anyways

      • Assuming Jarmo will trade Panarin before the deadline (Something I advocate, for what it’s worth), I would think that the minimal asking price would be at the level of Matt Duchene, a first round pick and a couple of prospects. I’m not familiar with Boston’s full roster and prospects. So, who do you guys think your team would be willing to give up that is on that level?

    • They do need to add some scoring bigbear. How genuine of you to notice.

      • Good hockey comment shticky you add so much to this site I bet Lyle is glad to have you around