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Hockey Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2016

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by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL
HOCKEY HALL OF FAME INDUCTS FOUR NEW MEMBERS

The Hockey Hall of Fame inducted three players (Eric Lindros, Sergei Makarov and Rogie Vachon) and one builder (Pat Quinn) -- and also honored two media members (Sam Rosen and Bob Verdi) -- as part of its Class of 2016 on Monday. Click here for a full recap of the event.

* ICYMI: Catch all the must-see Hall of Fame tweets in the NHL's Twitter Moment.

 

MONDAY'S RESULT

Home Team in Caps
Tampa Bay 4, NY ISLANDERS 0

 

LIGHTNING SWEEP SEASON SERIES VS. ISLANDERS

The Tampa Bay Lightning scored twice in 42 seconds late in the first period and Andrei Vasilevskiy denied all 34 shots he faced in their 4-0 win against the New York Islanders. The Lightning defeated the Islanders for the third time this month.

* The Lightning won their seventh straight game against the Islanders since Game 2 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Second Round. Tampa Bay outscored New York 14-2 in winning all three games of its 2016-17 season series.

* Nikita Kucherov (1-1-2) and Steven Stamkos (0-2-2) each picked up a pair of points in the win. They had four goals and seven points, and two goals and six points respectively, in three games against the Islanders this season.

Video: Vasilevskiy, Lightning shut out the Islanders, 4-0

 

LOOSE PUCKS

The NHL announced that Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni and Detroit Red Wings Alumni will play outdoors at the 2017 Rogers NHL Centennial Classic Alumni Game in Toronto on New Year's Eve. A limited number of tickets for the event go on sale today at 10 a.m. ET . . . The Arizona Coyotes announced plans for a new arena in Tempe, Arizona . . . Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask, Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele and Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne were named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 13.

 

SNEAK PEEK AT TUESDAY'S ACTION

All Times Eastern

Ottawa @ Philadelphia, 7 p.m., CSN-PH, RDS2, TSN5
San Jose @ Carolina, 7 p.m., FS-CR, CSN-CA
Washington @ Columbus, 7 p.m., FS-O, CSN-DC
Nashville @ Toronto, 7:30 p.m., TVA Sports, SNO, FS-TN
Florida @ Montreal, 7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, FS-F
Tampa Bay @ Detroit, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN, FS-D
Buffalo @ St. Louis, 8 p.m., FS-MW, MSG-B
Calgary @ Minnesota, 8 p.m., FS-N, FS-WI, SNW
Chicago @ Winnipeg, 8 p.m., TSN3, CSN-CH
New Jersey @ Dallas, 8:30 p.m., FS-SW, MSG+
Los Angeles @ Colorado, 9 p.m., ALT, FS-W
NY Rangers @ Vancouver, 10 p.m., SNP, MSG
Edmonton @ Anaheim, 10 p.m., PRIME, SNOL

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HIGHLIGHTS OF TUESDAY'S 13-GAME SLATE

* The League-leading Montreal Canadiens (13-2-1, 27 points) host the Florida Panthers (7-7-1, 15 points) at Bell Centre looking to join the 1963-64 Chicago Blackhawks (11-0-0) as the only teams in NHL history to win each of their first 11 home games to start a season.

* The top two teams in the Central Division play when the Blackhawks (11-3-2, 24 points) visit the Jets (8-7-2, 18 points). Chicago is 9-0-2 in its past 11 games, while Winnipeg has a point in four straight (3-0-1).

* The Metropolitan Division-leading New York Rangers (12-4-0, 24 points) aim to maintain their hot start when they continue a four-game road trip at the Vancouver Canucks. New York has won 12 of its first 16 games for the second time in its 90-year history and for the second straight season following a 14-2-2 start in 2015-16.

 

HOCKEY FIGHTS CANCER

The Minnesota Wild and Jets each will host their Hockey Fights Cancer night. Click here for complete details on the NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer initiative.

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