Auston Matthews over a goal per game so far this season
Gord Stellick: Sportsnet reports that Simon Gagne in 2005-06 was the last player to score 15 goals in his first 14 games of the regular season. Auston Matthews scored his 15th in 14 games last night.
Even strength goals per game leaders since Auston Matthews entered the NHL. pic.twitter.com/pZb8KXOr2Y
— James Mirtle (@mirtle) December 5, 2018
Arizona Coyotes shorthanded goal scoring
NHL Public Relations: Arizona Coyotes shorthanded stats so far this season.
11 shorthanded goals (1st) 90.0%
Penalty kill (1st) 8
Power-play goals against (1st)
Jeffrey Sanders: The Coyotes are the 7th team in the history of the NHL to score 11 shorthanded goals in a teams first 26 games start a season. The 2008-09 Flyers were the last team to reach that feat.
15 goals between the Flames and Blue Jackets
Stats Centre: The Calgary Flames and Columbus Blue Jackets combined for 15 goals last night – a 9-6 Flames win. It was the seventh time in the past 20 seasons that teams combined for at least 15 goals.
Stats Centre: The other six games were:
Jan 16, 2017 (PIT 8 vs WSH 7)
Oct 27, 2011 (WPG 9 vs PHI 8)
Nov 18, 2010 (TBL 8 vs PHI 7)
Dec 13, 2007 (CGY 9 vs TBL 6)
Dec 19, 2005 (TOR 9 vs NYI 6)
Nov 13, 2001 (OTT 11 vs WSH 5)
Nine goals allowed by the Blue Jackets
Brian Hedger: Last night was the third time in the Blue Jackets history that they’ve allowed nine goals in a game. That is tied for the second most ever.
The Blue Jackets two other nine-goal games:
Nov 11, 2009 – 9-1 loss to the Red Wings
Nov 5, 2011 – 9-2 loss to the Flyers
The Blue Jackets have one 10 goals against game, a 10-2 loss to the Sharks Mar. 30, 2002.
Roberto Luongo climbing the NHL record books
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) December 5, 2018