NHL BRIEF – NOV 15, 2016: Lightning Shutout Islanders 4-0, Hockey Hall Of Fame Inducts Four New Members

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 14: Andrei Vasilevskiy #88 of the Tampa Bay Lightning makes a save in front of a leaping Andrew Ladd #16 of the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center on November 14, 2016 in Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)


The Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday inducted three players (Eric Lindros, Sergei Makarov and Rogie Vachon) and one builder (Pat Quinn) – and also honored two media members (Sam Rosen and Bob Verdi) – as part of its class of 2016.

Click here for a full recap of the event.

* ICYMI: Catch all the must-see Hall of Fame tweets in the NHL’s Twitter Moment.

Photo via @HockeyHallFame


Home Team in Caps
Tampa Bay 4, NY ISLANDERS 0


Tampa Bay scored twice in a span of 42 seconds late in the first period and Andrei Vasilevskiy denied all 34 shots he faced as the Lightning defeated the Islanders for the third time this month.

* The Lightning recorded their seventh consecutive victory over the Islanders dating to Game 2 of the 2016 Second Round. Tampa Bay outscored New York 14-2 in winning all three games of their 2016-17 season series.

* Nikita Kucherov (1-1—2) and Steven Stamkos (0-2—2) each picked up a pair of points in the win. They collected 4-3—7 and 2-4—6, respectively, in three games against the Islanders this season.


The NHL announced that Maple Leafs Alumni and Red Wings Alumni will face-off outdoors in Toronto on New Year’s Eve in the 2017 Rogers NHL Centennial Classic Alumni Game. A limited number of tickets for the event go on sale today at 10 a.m. ET . . . The Coyotes announced plans for a new arena in Tempe, Arizona . . . Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask, Jets forward Mark Scheifele and Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne were named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Nov. 13.


All Times Eastern
Ottawa @ Philadelphia, 7 p.m., CSN-PH, RDS2, TSN5
San Jose @ Carolina, 7 p.m., FS-CR, CSN-CA
Washington @ Columbus, 7 p.m., FS-O, CSN-DC
Nashville @ Toronto, 7:30 p.m., TVAS, SNO, FS-TN
Florida @ Montreal, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, FS-F
Tampa Bay @ Detroit, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN, FS-D
Buffalo @ St. Louis, 8 p.m., FS-MW, MSG-B
Calgary @ Minnesota, 8 p.m., FS-N, FS-WI, SNW
Chicago @ Winnipeg, 8 p.m., TSN3, CSN-CH
New Jersey @ Dallas, 8:30 p.m., FS-SW, MSG+
Los Angeles @ Colorado, 9 p.m., ALT, FS-W
NY Rangers @ Vancouver, 10 p.m., SNP, MSG
Edmonton @ Anaheim, 10 p.m., PRIME, SNOL
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* The League-leading Canadiens (13-2-1, 27 points) host the Panthers (7-7-1, 15 points) at Bell Centre looking to join the 1963-64 Blackhawks (11-0-0) as the only teams in NHL history to win each of their first 11 home games to start a season.

* The top two teams in the Central Division meet when the Blackhawks (11-3-2, 24 points) visit the Jets (8-7-2, 18 points). Chicago is 9-0-2 in its past 11 games, while Winnipeg has a point in four straight (3-0-1).

* The Metropolitan Division-leading Rangers (12-4-0, 24 points) aim to maintain their hot start to the season when they continue a four-game road trip in Vancouver.

New York has won 12 of its first 16 games for the second time in their 90-year history and for the second straight campaign, following a 14-2-2 start in 2015-16.


The Wild and Jets each will host their Hockey Fights Cancer night.

Click here for complete details on the NHL’s Hockey Fights Cancer initiative.

Source: NHL Public Relations

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