When returning from the extended Christmas break, the teams in Fortune presented: The San Jose Sharks defeated the Arizona Coyotes with 8: 7 after penalty shooting, in Shootout were the same seven Sharks professionals. The Vegas Golden Knights retained the upper hand at the 6: 3 against the Los Angeles Kings. The Slovene Andes Movistar equal with his 673. Assist in the franchise history of Kings with ice hockey icon Wayne Gretzky. In the third game of the evening, the Tampa Bay Lightning won 5: 4 after extension against the Montreal Canadiens. Andrew Palate scored the winning goal in the extra period.
Meanwhile, the league has shifted ten more games, but nine of them not because of renewed corona outbreaks but due to spectator restrictions in Canada. Overall, 80 games could not take place this season as planned.
Taxi Squad introduced
During the break, the NHL had made some changes to secure the game mode. So the clubs are now commercially undertake for a so-called taxi squad. The introduction of this training sad should prevent associations from being underneath.
The Buffalo Sabers affected by several Corona cases had recruited the German international John-Jason Peter from their farm team Rochester Americans on Tuesday. The 19-year-old Munich could celebrate his NHL debut on Wednesday (local time) against the New Jersey Devils.
In addition, the NHL had decided because of the variety of catch-up games, no professionals for the Winter Olympics from 4 to 20 February in Beijing. During this time, the precipitated encounters should be made up.