NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – October 28, 2019

by | Oct 28, 2019 | News, NHL | 3 comments

The Bruins’ top line has a big game against the Rangers, Oilers suffer their first home loss of the season, injury updates, and more in today’s NHL morning coffee headlines.


NHL.COM: Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak, and Brad Marchand combined for 13 points as the Boston Bruins thumped the New York Rangers 6-2. Bergeron tallied a hat trick while Marchand and Pastrnak collected five points each. Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist was pulled after giving up four goals on 31 shots. Rangers center Mika Zibanejad left the game in the first period with an upper-body injury following a check from Bergeron and is listed as day-to-day.

Boston Bruins winger David Pastrnak collected five assists in a 6-2 win over the New York Rangers (Photo via NHL Images).

The Edmonton Oilers suffered their first home loss of the season as they fell 6-2 to the Florida Panthers. Oilers goaltender Mike Smith was pulled after giving up three goals on the first three shots of the second period. Brian Boyle picked up his first points (one goal, one assist) since signing with the Panthers last week. Leon Draisaitl had a goal and an assist for the Oilers.

Mathew Barzal and Anders Lee each scored a goal as the New York Islanders picked up their seventh straight victory by downing the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3. Jakub Voracek had a goal and an assist for the Flyers. The Islanders played without forwards Matt Martin and Tom Kuhnhackl as leg injuries have sidelined them for four-to-six weeks. Flyers forward Scott Laughton missed the game with a broken finger and is expected to miss four weeks.

David Perron’s overtime goal gave the St. Louis Blues a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings, handing the latter their eighth straight loss. Perron also had three assists while teammate Ryan O’Reilly scored twice and collected two helpers. Blues center Alexander Steen left the game in the third period with a lower-body injury.

The Chicago Blackhawks snapped a four-game losing skid by beating the Los Angeles Kings 5-1. Forwards Dylan Strome and Alex DeBrincat each collected three points as they were reunited on the same line. Veteran Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was a healthy scratch, though the club downplayed this move as a rest day.

Nick Paul (two goals, one assist) and Brady Tkachuk (one goal, two assists) led the Ottawa Senators to a 5-2 upset of the San Jose Sharks. Veteran Senators winger Bobby Ryan was a healthy scratch. Brent Burns collected two assists for the Sharks.

Vegas Golden Knights winger Mark Stone had a goal and an assist in a 5-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks. Golden Knights rookie Nicolas Roy tallied his first career NHL goal.


WINNIPEG SUN: Jets forward Adam Lowry will have a phone hearing today with the league’s department of player safety. Lowry hit Calgary Flames defenseman Oliver Kylington from behind during Saturday’s Heritage Classic game. 

CBS SPORTS: Vancouver Canucks winger Tyler Motte is sidelined for a week with a lower-body injury. 


  1. King Henry lost his composure after Pastrnak was tripped up and slammed into him preventing Lundquist from making an attempt to save the Bergeron goal. He could not regain his composure for the remaining of the game and I believe he hurt his team with the lack of focus and concentration going forward in the game.
    My big question is seeing how frustrated Lundquist was after the goal should have Dave Quinn challenge for goaltender interference even if he thought he would lose the call and be given a two minute minor. More or less saying to Hank “we got your back” certainly the new rule of a two minute minor stopped Quinn from challenging the call but should he made it anyway?

    • Hindsight is always 20/20, but if not a challenge, maybe he should have used his timeout, so Lundquist could calm down and gain his composure. But, with that said, he is 37, and coming off his worst season, maybe Father Time is catching up with him.

  2. Wouldn’t have mattered I don’t believe ruins were all over them it was a run away and score was 7-4 not 6-2