The Maple Leafs clamp down and keep winning, Cole Caufield is back in Montreal but it didn’t help against Pittsburgh, the Canucks GM is looking for answers and more.
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CANADA HOCKEY NOW
Montreal: Caufield call-up confirms Canadiens are close to change.
Montreal: Canadiens back to rock bottom after 6-0 loss to Penguins.
Vancouver: Canucks GM Jim Benning looking at trades, answers for slow starts. The shortcomings on the blueline were obvious to anyone coming into the season. Pettersson being a shell of his former self is a big factor, too.
Calgary: Flames bomb Buffalo with top-heavy attack in 5-0 win.
Toronto: Morgan Rielly and Jack Campbell push Maple Leafs past Rangers.
Toronto: Five Takeaways – Jack Campbell has been Maple Leafs MVP, Holl, Muzzin, Ritchie improving.
Oh, and there is this:
This is routine now. https://t.co/4o95vXCZ2i
— Scott Cullen (@ByScottCullen) November 19, 2021
NHL NEWS AND NATIONAL HOCKEY NOW
Boston: What if Penguins sale leads Sid to Boston Bruins?
Pittsburgh: Penguins crush Canadiens, game never in doubt.
N.Y. Islanders: Pulock Fallout; New York Islanders blueprint for dealing with injury.
Detroit: Seider hurt, Red Wings crap out in Vegas.
Washington: Working towards Capitals comeback, Kempny playing key role for Hersey.
Florida: Spencer Knight gets back at Devils in Florida Panthers rematch.
San Jose: Blues blowout Sharks, 4-1.
Vegas: DeBoer shuffles lines, more offense from the blueline.
MIN LW Kirill Kaprizov 1 G, 3 A
4 G, 5 A, 25 SOG in past 8 GP
CGY LW Johnny Gaudreau 2 G, 1 A
4 G, 4 A, 27 SOG in past 7 GP
PIT C Teddy Blueger 2 G, 1 A
1 G, 1 A, 16 SOG in previous 12 GP
CGY LW/RW Matthew Tkachuk 1 G, 2 A
7 G, 6 A, 39 SOG in past 12 GP
MIN RW Mats Zuccarello 1 G, 2 A
4 G, 7 A, 21 SOG in past 10 GP
MIN D Alex Goligoski 1 G, 2 A
1 G, 4 A, 8 SOG in past 5 GP
MIN C Victor Rask 1 G, 2 A
1 G, 0 A, 8 SOG in previous 7 GP
PHI LW Claude Giroux 2 G
0 G, 0 A, 0 SOG in previous 4 GP
TOR D Morgan Rielly 2 G
3 G, 2 A, 11 SOG in past 3 GP
CBJ C Boone Jenner 2 G
5 G, 2 A, 31 SOG in past 7 GP
CGY LW Andrew Mangiapane 2 G
12 G, 2 A, 44 SOG in 17 GP
STL LW Brandon Saad 2 G
0 G, 0 A, 12 SOG in previous 5 GP
VGK D Zach Whitecloud 2 G
0 G, 1 A, 8 SOG in previous 4 GP
Draft Kings DFS Value Plays for Friday
SEA C Yanni Gourde $4000 vs. COL
4 G, 3 A, 26 SOG in past 10 GP
VAN RW Nils Hoglander $3500 vs. WPG
4 G, 1 A, 15 SOG in past 4 GP
VAN RW Brock Boeser $4700 vs. WPG
0 G, 0 A, 14 SOG in past 4 GP
COL D Sam Girard $4100 at SEA
1 G, 6 A, 12 SOG in past 4 GP
WPG D Josh Morrissey $4500 at VAN
1 G, 4 A, 23 SOG in past 10 GP
VAN G Thatcher Demko $7200 vs. WPG
.853 SV% in past 5 GP
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