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NHL Today: Islanders Lose To Wild; Oilers Waive Goalie Campbell



Good morning, my name is Andrew Fantucchio. It’s Wednesday, November 8, and this is what I’m focused on around the NHL today.

Islanders Lose Lead In Latest Loss To Wild:

After a 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild last night, the New York Islanders have now dropped three of their last four contests after holding the lead in each of them.

Quick Goals Quickly Sink Islanders In Loss To Wild

Oilers Waive Jack Campbell:

With their season heading in the wrong direction, the Edmonton Oilers have opted to make a change in goal and placed netminder Jack Campbell on waivers for purpose of assignment.

In five starts this year, Campbell was 1-4-0 with a 4.50 GAA and a .873 save percentage.

New Hockey Now Flyers Writer:

The National Hockey Now network is growing as Jon Bailey has been hired as our new beat writer covering the Philadelphia Flyers.

Introducing Philly Hockey Now’s Newest Flyers Beat Writer

Yesterday’s Scoreboard:

Wild: 4, Islanders: 2

Hurricanes: 3, Sabres: 2 (OT)

Lightning: 5, Canadiens: 3

Rangers: 5, Red Wings: 3

Jets: 5, Blues: 2

Coyotes: 4, Kraken: 3 (SO)

Flames: 4, Predators: 2

Penguins: 2, Ducks: 0

Avalanche: 6, Devils: 3

Sharks: 2, Flyers: 1

Today’s Schedule:

All Times EST

Ottawa Senators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs, 7 p.m.

Florida Panthers vs. Washington Capitals, 7:30 p.m.

Los Angeles Kings vs. Vegas Golden Knights, 10 p.m.

More From National Hockey Now:

Carolina: Martin Necas is earning himself a reputation in overtime for the Carolina Hurricanes.

New Jersey: Takeaways from the New Jersey Devils‘ loss last night in Denver.

Pittsburgh: Sure, the Pittsburgh Penguins haven’t had the best of starts, but there are reasons to believe they’ll turn things around.

Boston: After Edmonton waived Jack Campbell, the rumors of interest in Linus Ullmark are already starting. What will it take for the Boston Bruins to trade the reigning Vezina winner?

Detroit: Did the Detroit Red Wings potentially giveaway the best defense pair in the NHL?

Montreal: Diving into the numbers for the Montreal Canadiens.

Colorado: Against his former team, Miles Wood led the Colorado Avalanche to victory last night.

Nashville: A former Nashville Predators head coach has popped up in another NHL city.

San Jose: It took 12 games, but the San Jose Sharks finally found their first win of the season.