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McDavid opens season with points in four straight games

Connor McDavid Edmonton Oilers (1-2-0) extend his season-opening points streak to four games when they host the Carolina Hurricanes (3-0-0) at Rogers Place on Thursday (9pm ET: BSSO, SNW, ESPN+) will try to extend to , SN NOW). The Oilers’ center scored 123 points (44 goals, 79 assists) last season and was awarded Art He Ross his trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer. The 25-year-old scored his trick and added an assist in Edmonton’s 5–3 opener win against his Canucks in Vancouver on October 12, giving him four points. concluded the performance. He scored his one point in each of his two subsequent games. He scored 6 goals (4 goals, 2 assists) in 3 games. McDavid isn’t the only player in this game looking to extend his three-game streak.oilers forward Leon dry cite‘s playmaking skills are on display for a 6-point start (1 goal, 5 assists).carolina, forward Andrey Svechnikov finished a 3-point game (2 goals, 1 assist) in Monday’s 5-1 win over the Seattle Kraken, and has 5 points (3 goals, 2 assists) in three games. — Mike Zeisberger, Staff Writer

Quinn returns to MSG with sharks

David Quinn will attempt another first win as a coach for the San Jose Sharks when he returns to Madison Square Garden to face the New York Rangers (7 p.m. ET; MSG, NBCSCA, ESPN+, SN NOW). Quinn coached the Rangers for three seasons before being fired after the 2020-21 season. San Jose lost his first five games under Quinn (0-5-0). This includes his first two games against the Nashville Predators in his 2022 NHL Global Series in Prague, and his three since returning to North America. Quinn’s first of his NHL wins came on October 11, 2018, in his fourth game against the Rangers against the Sharks. He was 96-87-25 in New York. San Jose is one of his three teams without a win this season, along with the Minnesota Wild (0-3-0) and the Vancouver Canucks (0-3-1). The Rangers (3-1-0) are at home and he’s 2-0-0. — Tom Gulitti, Staff Writer

Gorigoski looks to reach milestone moment

Alex Gorigoski Wilde is expected to play in his 1,000th NHL game when he hosts the Vancouver Canucks at the Excel Energy Center (8 p.m. ET; SNP, BSN, BSWI, ESPN+, SN NOW). In 2004 he was drafted in the Pittsburgh NHL Draft by the Penguins in his second round (61st). 374 assists) and a plus-69 rating. , Dallas Stars, Arizona Coyotes, Wild. Vancouver manager Bruce Boudreau is aiming for his 600th NHL victory. The Canucks became the first team in NHL history to lose 4-3 to the Columbus Blues in overtime on Tuesday by the Jackets. — Mike G. Morreale, Staff Writer

thursday game

Boston Bruins’ Anaheim Ducks (7 PM ET; NESN, BSSC, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Bruins (3-1-0) look set to rebound from a 7-5 loss to the Ottawa Senators on forward David Pastanak He’s tied for third in the NHL with eight goals (three goals and five assists) in four games. The Ducks (1-3-0) started the season at home with his 5-4 overtime win against the Seattle Kraken, and since away he has lost three in a row and gone 17-7. Anaheim wraps up his five-game trip on Sunday with the Detroit Red Wings.

Arizona Coyotes vs Montreal Canadiens (7pm ET, TSN2, RDS, BSAZ, ESPN+, SN NOW)

Jake Allen After wife Shannon gave birth to her third child, she is expected to return to the net for the Canadiens after failing to clinch a 3-2 overtime win against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday. (2-2-0) is 2-0-0 at home and 0-2-0 away. The Coyote (1-2-0) won his 6th game of the season opener on Monday after earning his first win of the season with his 4-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. I’m on my way.

Dallas Stars at Toronto Maple Leafs (7 PM ET; SNO, BSSW, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Stars (3-0-0) will try to remain undefeated under Peter DeBoer, the first coach to win the first three games in Stars/Minnesota North Stars history.Dallas outscored opponents 13-3 in goalkeeping Jake Ettinger Stopped 84 of the 87 shots he faced (1.00 goals against average, .966 save percentage). The Maple Leafs (2-2-0) end a four-game homestand so far he is 2-1-0. John Tavares (1 goal, 4 assists) and Mitchell Marner (1 goal, 3 assists) each has a 4-game streak of points to start the season.

LA Kings v Pittsburgh Penguins (7pm ET, TVAS, ATTSN-PT, BSW, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Kings (3-2-0) won the first three games of a five-game road trip after starting the season with two losses at home. Gabriel Bilardi has scored 7 goals (4 goals and 3 assists) in his 25 games for Los Angeles last season. Brian Last (2 goals, 3 assists) and Evgeny Malkin (3 goals, 1 assist) each have a season-opening 3-game point streak for Pittsburgh (2-0-1).

Columbus Blue Jackets Nashville Predators (7 PM ET; BSOH, BSSO, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Predators (2-2-1) will try again for the 900th victory in their history after going 0-2-1 in three games since returning from the 2022 NHL Global Series in Prague. Johnny Gaudreau Scored four goals (two goals and two assists) in his first four games for the Blue Jackets (1-3-0), with one goal and one assist as they beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in extra time on Tuesday. . First win of the season.

San Jose Sharks vs. New York Rangers (7pm ET, MSG, NBCSCA, ESPN+, SN NOW)

artemi panarin He opened his season-opening four-game scoring streak with the Rangers, leading the NHL with 10 points (2 goals and 8 assists). Scoring one point against the Sharks, the forward equaled Rod Gilbert’s Rangers record (11 in 1971-72) in the first five games of the season.

Washington Capitals v Ottawa Senators (7pm ET, TSN 5, RDSI, NBCSWA, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Capitals (2-2-0) have won two in a row after losing their first two games. The Senators (1-2-0) earned their first win of the season Tuesday by defeating the Bruins 7-5.this is connor brownIn Ottawa, he played the last three seasons before being traded to Washington on July 13th.

New York Islanders v New Jersey Devils (7:30 PM ET, ESPN+, HULU, SN NOW)

The Islanders (2-1-0) will close out their season-opening four-game homestand as they hunt for a three-game winning streak. Oliver Wallstrom After missing the season opener in New York with an upper body injury, he scored four goals (three goals and one assist) in two games. The Devils (1-2-0) are looking to win 4-2 against his Ducks in Anaheim on Tuesday. New Jersey leads his NHL in shooting attempt margin (+100) and shooting attempt percentage (68.5), but ranks last in 5-for-5 save percentage (80.4%).

Vancouver Canucks at Minnesota Wild (8PM ET; SNP, BSN, BSWI, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Canucks and Wild are each looking for their first win of the season. Minnesota haven’t taken the lead this season, allowing at least six goals in all three games and going 20-12.vancouver center Elias Petterson scored 100 goals in 249 appearances on Tuesday, the second-least number of debutants for the Canucks (Pavel Bure, 154).

Edmonton Oilers’ Carolina Hurricanes (9 PM ET; SNW, BSSO, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Hurricanes outscored their opponents 11-3, winning the first two games of the five-game Pacific Division road trip. The Oilers end their two-game losing streak and try to get back on track in his six-game homestand to open the season.

Buffalo Sabers of Calgary Flames (9:30 PM ET, SN360, MSG-B, ESPN+, SN NOW)

Rasmus Darling (3 goals, 1 assist) became the first defenseman in NHL history to record a four-game scoring streak in the opening game of a season and the sabers’ streak of goals by a defenseman at any point during a season, set by Phil Housley in 1988. It is possible to line up with the record of -89.Buffalo (2-1-0) kicked off his 4-game road trip with his 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.Calgary (3-0-0) impress with offseason additions Nazem Kadri Leading with 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists), including at least one in each game.flames ahead Milan Lucic set to play in his 1,100th NHL game.

Winnipeg Jets at Vegas Golden Nights (10PM ET; ATTSN-RM, TSN3, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Golden Knights (3-1-0) will try to rebound after missing a 2-0 lead in a 3-2 loss to the Flames on Tuesday.Vegas goalkeepers are solid Logan Thompson (2-1-0, 2.03 GAA, .938 save percentage, 1 shutout) and Addin Hill (1-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .939 save percentage), with Robin Lehner out of the season after undergoing hip surgery. The Jets (2-1-0) wrap up their three-game road trip after defeating Colorado He Avalanche 4-3 in overtime on Wednesday.