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NHL On Tap: Hurricanes visit the Flames, each looking to start a new streak

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The Bruins put the character in the spotlight

The Boston Bruins (4-1-0) pay tribute to recently retired defenseman Zdeno Chara ahead of their game against the Minnesota Wild at TD Garden (1pm ET; NHLN, SN, NESN, BSN, BSWI) represents Chara, who announced his retirement on September 20th, will drop a commemorative pack before the match. The 45-year-old captained the Bruins to his 2011 Stanley Cup, where he ranked sixth in Boston history with 1,023 games played, behind Ray Bourke (1,506) and Bobby Orr (888). He ranked third in points by 481 defenses next. The Wild (1-3-0) are looking to take their first win of the season in the next game. Vancouver on Thursday he’s 4-3 in overtime against the Canucks. Wilde, who has high hopes for a successful 2022-23 season, will begin a five-game road trip after opening with his four games in his first at home. — Amalie Benjamin, Staff Writer

Hurricane, flames seem to recover

The Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames each won their first three games to establish themselves as early season favorites. Each then stumbled on Thursday. The Hurricanes (3-1-0) lost to the Edmonton Oilers, 6-4, while the Flames (3-1-0) lost at home to the Buffalo Sabers, who lost 6-3. Try to bounce off each other at the Scotiabank Saddledome (10pm ET; CITY, SNE, SNW, BSSO, ESPN+, SN NOW). This will be his fourth of a five-game road trip for Carolina. Calgary will play his third of an eight-game homestand.hurricane forward Andrey Svechnikov He has scored five goals in his last two games, including the NHL’s first regular season hat-trick against the Oilers on Thursday, and his six goals rank second in the league behind the Tampa Bay Lightning Center. Stephen Stamkos (Seven).center Nazem Kadri He has scored five points (one goal and four assists) in his first four games with the Flames, who signed a seven-year, $49 million deal on August 18. — Tom Gulitti, Staff Writer

Nichushkin tries to keep rolling for an avalanche

Valery Nichushkin Colorado Avalanche (2-2-1) at T-Mobile Arena (10 PM ET; ATTSN-RM, ALT2, ESPN+, SN NOW). The 27-year-old forward has been one of Colorado’s best players on the way to the Stanley Cup with 15 points (9 goals, 6 assists) in 20 postseason games and has been on form since the beginning of the season. He has 10 points (5 goals, 5 assists) in a five-game multipoint streak to start the campaign and is tied for second in scoring in the NHL with the Edmonton Oilers Center. Connor McDavidone point behind the New York Rangers forward artemi panarin. Forward Mikko Rantanen (9 goals, 3 goals, 6 assists) and center Nathan McKinnon (8 points won, 2 goals and 6 assists) also started up quickly.For Golden Knights, Center Jonathan Marcheso (4 goals and 1 assist) and Jack Eachel (3 goals 2 assists) and defense Alex Pietrangelo (5 assists) each is a point pace per game. — Mike Zeisberger, Staff Writer

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Boston Bruins Minnesota Wild (1pm ET; NHLN, SN, NESN, BSN, BSWI)

The Bruins got a great performance from their goalie Linus Urmark On Thursday, 30 saves and a goal disallowed in a shootout against the Anaheim Ducks. The 2–1 victory marked Boston’s first time not scoring more than his five goals this season.wild forward Kirill Kaprizov 8 points (4 goals, 4 assists).

San Jose Sharks vs. New Jersey Devils (1pm ET, MSGSN, NBCSCA, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Sharks earned their first win of the season 3-2 after overtime on Thursday against the New York Rangers, who returned to Madison Square Garden under coach David Quinn of San Jose. The Sharks (1-5-0) are 20-20 in penalty kills to start the season.Devils advance from two-game losing streak to two-game winning streak Ondrej PalatAfter scoring twice in Thursday’s 4-1 win over the New York Islanders, he started the season with his new team with three goals in four games.

Edmonton Oilers’ St. Louis Blues (4pm ET, SN, BSMW, ESPN+)

McDavid had a four-game streak of points to start the season, with 10 points (5 goals, 5 assists). The center had one goal and three assists on Thursday when the Oilers (2-2-0) handed the Hurricanes their first loss. Once the Blues arrive at Rogers Place 2-0-0, they’ll get another chance to try again.

Arizona Coyotes at Ottawa Senators (4pm ET; TVAS2, TSN5, BSAZ, ESPN+, SN NOW)

After losing the first two games, the Senators bounced back and won the next two. drake bazzarson Scored 2 points on a power Shane Pinto He also scored a goal in three games in a row. The Coyotes (1-3-0) conceded his 6 goals each in his 3 losses.

Winnipeg Jets Toronto Maple Leafs (7pm ET; CBC, CITY, SNO, SNW, SNP, ESPN+)

The Maple Leafs (3-2-0) ended the Dallas Stars’ three-game winning streak and started the season with a 3-2 overtime victory on Thursday.Forward Nicholas Robertson 2 goals including the winner on a pass from center Auston MatthewsThe Jets have gone 1-2-0 in three straight games in four days, including a 4-3 overtime win at the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday.

Dallas Stars vs Montreal Canadiens (7 p.m. ET; NHLN, CITY, SNE, TVAS, BSSWX)

The Stars (3-0-1) lost their first game of the season to the Maple Leafs on Thursday. Yurai SlavkovskyThe forward became the youngest player from Slovakia to score his first goal at the age of 18 years and 204 days, surpassing Wild’s Marian Gaborik (18 years and 235 days).

Los Angeles Kings at Washington Capitals (7pm ET; NBCSWA, BSW, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Kings (3-3-0) wrapped up their third straight win with a 6-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday. The Capitals (2-3-0) conceded two power plays on his goals in Thursday’s loss to the Senators, and his kill percentage (64.3) put him on his 30th spot in the NHL. became.

New York Islanders at Tampa Bay Lightning (7pm ET; BSSUNX, MSGSN, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Lightning (2-3-0) beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 in overtime on Friday thanks to two goals from center braden point, including the winner of the game. The Islanders (2-2-0), who has remained flawless with 15-for-15 penalty kills this season, will play his game on the road first in 2022-23.

Pittsburgh Penguins at Columbus Blue Jackets (7pm ET, BSOH, ATTSN-PT, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Penguins (3-1) scored six goals in one game for the third time this season in a 6-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday.Forward Johnny Gaudreau He has a chance to extend his home scoring streak to four by becoming the first player to score in his first three home games as a member of the Blue Jackets. He has scored 6 goals (4 goals and 2 assists) this season.

Philadelphia Flyers at Nashville Predators (8pm ET; BSSO, NBCSP+, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Flyers lost 4-3 for the first time under new coach John Tortorella on Wednesday after winning three straight games with the Panthers. Philadelphia has scored his one power play in each of his first four games. After his two wins over the Sharks in the 2022 NHL Global Series in Prague, the Predators had his fourth straight loss (0-3-1).

Buffalo Sabers at Vancouver Canucks (10pm ET; CBC, SNO, SNP, MSG-B, ESPN+)

defense man Rasmus Darling He is the first defenseman in NHL history to start a season with goals in four straight games and the third player in Sabers history, behind Thomas Vanek (5 games, 2009-09) and Gilbert Perrault (5 games, 1979-80). increase. ). The Canucks enter the home opener as the only unwinnable team in the NHL (0-3-2).

Colorado Avalanche at Vegas Golden Nights (10 PM ET; ATTSN-RM, ALT2, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Avalanche are trying to bounce back after losing 3-2 at home to the Seattle Kraken on Friday. The Golden Knights will look to win his third home game. Their only loss is his 3–2 loss at the Flames on Tuesday.

Calgary Flames Carolina Hurricanes (10 PM ET; CITY, SNE, SNW, BSSO, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Hurricanes had won 11 straight games in October since the start of last season before losing to the Oilers on Thursday. They look to start a new streak against the Flames, which he had won nine straight games in October from last season, before losing to the Sabres on Thursday.