NHL BRIEF – NOV 8, 2016: Canucks Winless On Road Trip, Rask Blanks Sabres, Panthers Get By Lightning

621666592_slide
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 07: Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders battles for the puck against Nikita Tryamkin #88 of the Vancouver Canucks at the Barclays Center on November 7, 2016 in Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)

MONDAY’S RESULTS

Home Team in Caps
BOSTON 4, Buffalo 0
NY ISLANDERS 4, Vancouver 2
FLORIDA 3, Tampa Bay 1

RASK BLANKS SABRES TO CLIMB BRUINS ALL-TIME LIST

Tuukka Rask turned aside all 32 shots he faced to improve to 7-1-0 this season (1.74 GAA, .941 SV%, 2 SO) and backstop the Bruins to their fourth victory in their last five outings.

* Rask registered the 32nd shutout of his NHL career to pass Tim Thomas (31) for sole possession of third on the franchise’s all-time list:

Most Shutouts, Bruins History
74 – Tiny Thompson
35 – Frank Brimsek
32 – Tuukka Rask
31 – Tim Thomas

SMITH SCORES LATE GOAL TO POWER PANTHERS PAST LIGHTNING

Reilly Smith stole the puck from Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman and scored the game-winning goal with 4:28 left in regulation to help the Panthers improve to 5-2-0 at home this season.

* Playing against his former club, Jonathan Marchessault opened the scoring with his seventh goal of the season (13 GP) to match his total from 2015-16 (45 GP w/ TBL).

* Roberto Luongo (34 saves) earned the 440th win of his NHL career, seven shy of Terry Sawchuk (447) for fifth place all-time.

LOOSE PUCKS

Claude Julien, the franchise’s all-time leader in wins among head coaches, earned his 400th career victory behind the Bruins bench . . . Cal Clutterbuck scored the go-ahead goal at 9:11 of the third period to help the Islanders snap a three-game skid (0-1-2) . . . Islanders captain John Tavares (0-1—1) extended his point streak to five games (1-4—5) . . . The Jets signed defenseman Jacob Trouba to a two-year contract . . . The Las Vegas expansion franchise will announce its name and logo on Nov. 22 . . . Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford and Rangers center Kevin Hayes were named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week . . . Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman dropped the ceremonial puck at Barclays Center . . . Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop wore a special helmet decal to honor Veterans Day in the United States and Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller wore a special helmet decal to commemorate Remembrance Day in Canada.

30fec18c-6ffe-4dba-97bc-b796e0d5b1b2

SNEAK PEEK AT TUESDAY’S ACTION

All Times Eastern
Carolina @ New Jersey, 7 p.m., MSG+, FS-CR
Vancouver @ NY Rangers, 7 p.m., MSG, SNP
Detroit @ Philadelphia, 7 p.m., CSN-PH, FS-D
Edmonton @ Pittsburgh, 7 p.m., ROOT, SNW
San Jose @ Washington, 7 p.m., CSN-DC, CSN-CA
Los Angeles @ Toronto, 7:30 p.m., TVAS, TSN4, FS-W
Boston @ Montreal, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, NESN
Ottawa @ Nashville, 8 p.m., FS-TN, RDS2, TSN5
Dallas @ Winnipeg, 8 p.m., TSN3, FS-SW+
Arizona @ Colorado, 9 p.m., ALT2, FS-A PLUS
NBC Sports Channel Finder
Sportsnet Channel Finder
NHLN Channel Finder

Source: NHL Public Relations

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s