NHL ANNOUNCES FULL SLATE OF 2016-17 OUTDOOR GAMES.
The NHL announced its complete slate of outdoor games for the 2016-17 season, featuring three contests in addition to the recently announced 2016 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic in Winnipeg. The full list;
2016 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic
Edmonton Oilers @ Winnipeg Jets
Sunday, Oct. 23 – Investors Group Field
2017 NHL Centennial Classic
Detroit Red Wings @ Toronto Maple Leafs
Sunday, Jan. 1 – BMO Field
2017 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic
Chicago Blackhawks @ St. Louis Blues
Monday, Jan. 2 – Busch Stadium
2017 Coors Light Stadium Series
Philadelphia Flyers @ Pittsburgh Penguins
Saturday, Feb. 18 – Heinz Field
NHL MILESTONES & MUSINGS
- Coyotes captain Shane Doan played in his 1,452nd career game to move past Teemu Selanne (1,451) and into sole possession of 23rd place in NHL history.
- Predators defenseman Anthony Bitetto, a sixth-round selection (168th overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft, scored his first career goal (30 GP).
- Head coach Darryl Sutter recorded his 178th win with the Kings to tie Bob Pulford for second place in franchise history.
- The Department of Player Safety fined Devils forward Tuomo Ruutu $5,000 for slew-footing Penguins forward Matt Cullen
- Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly scored while celebrating his 22nd birthday
- The NHL suspended Coyotes defenseman Jarred Tinordi for 20 games for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program
Home Team in Caps
TORONTO 4, NY Islanders 3 (SO)
ST. LOUIS 3, Chicago 2 (SO)
CALGARY 3, Nashville 2 (OT)
VANCOUVER 3, Arizona 2 (OT)
COLORADO 3, Anaheim 0
LOS ANGELES 4, Washington 3 (OT)
SNEAK PEEK AT THURSDAY’S ACTION
All Times Eastern
Carolina @ Boston, 7:00 p.m.
Buffalo @ Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Winnipeg @ Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Ottawa @ Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Edmonton @ Minnesota, 8:00 p.m.
New Jersey @ San Jose, 10:30 p.m.