NHL NIGHT IN REVIEW: January 18th, 2023

A Balanced Wednesday Night of Action on the Ice

In a short slate of National Hockey League action with just five games on tap, NHL Wednesday night recap saw a solid mix of results for bettors cashing tickets. Let’s take a look at last night’s NHL matchups odds games in review.

Penguins logo Penguins at Senators Senators logo

Results: Sens win 5-4 in OT
NHL Over/Under: 6 Over -125, PIT -110/OTT -110

The Ottawa Senators pick up two points over the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 5-4 overtime victory. Forward Brady Tkachuk scored just 25 seconds in the extra frame to hand the Pens their ninth loss in the last 12 games.

Alex DeBrincat, Tim Stutzle, Shane Pinto and Drake Batherson all scored power-play goals for Ottawa. The Over easily cashed, which now brings Ottawa’s current totals run to 4-2 O/U in the last six contests overall.

Bruins logo Bruins at Islanders Islanders logo

Results: BOS wins 4-1
NHL Over/Under: 5.5 Under -105, BOS -200/NYI +170

The Best Team in the National Hockey League, the Boston Bruins, continue to dominate as they pick up 4-1 win over the New York Islanders as a large road favorite.

Forward Brad Marchand scored his 15th goal of the season on the power-play while defenseman Charlie McAvoy scored a goal and added an assist.

Goaltender Linus Ullmark made 24 saves on 25 shots to continue his incredible run with a 24-2-1 record on the season. Boston has a league-best 74 points in the standings, 12 points better than the next best team in the East, the Carolina Hurricanes.

Avalanche logo Avalanche at Flames Flames logo

Results: COL wins 4-1
NHL Over/Under: 6 Under -120, COL +115/CGY -135

The Colorado Avalanche win their third consecutive game, beating the Calgary Flames 4-1 as +115 road underdogs.

Forwards Artturi Lehkonen and Mikko Rantanen each scored two goals while Nathan MacKinnon added a pair of assists. Goalie Alexandar Georgiev made 34 saves on 35 shots faced for the victory in his first start in over a week.

Calgary has now lost five of their last eight games, with goaltender Jacob Markstron making 27 saves on 31 shots faced. Forward Tyler Toffoli scored the lone tally for Calgary.

Lightning logo Lightning at Canucks Canucks logo

Results: TB wins 5-2
NHL Over/Under: 6.5 Over -130, TB -160/VAN +135

The Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Vancouver Canucks by a final of 5-2 as moderate sized road favorites, and just going over the heavily bet total of 6.5.

Forward Steven Stamkos made history, scoring his 500th career National Hockey League goal to open the game. Stamkos is the first ever member of the Lightning and 47th player in league history to accomplish the feat.

Forwards Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov each had a goal and an assist for the Bolts, who have now matched a season-high mark with five straight wins.

Vancouver has now dropped eight of their last ten games and continue to struggle defensively. Goaltender Spencer Martin was pulled after allowing four goals on ten shots faced in the first period.

Backup Colin Delia stopped all 14 shots faced and the Lightning scored an empty net goal late to the delight of many Over bettors.

Stars logo Stars at Sharks Sharks logo

Results: SJ wins 5-3
NHL Over/Under: 6 Over -110, DAL -160/SJ +135

The San Jose Sharks came back from a 3-0 deficit to score five unanswered goals and beat the Dallas Stars for a 5-3 final as +135 home underdogs.

Defenseman Erik Karlsson scored the eventual game winning goal midway through the third period, and also had three assists in the contest. James Reimer made 33 saves on 36 shots faced for his 200th victory in the NHL.

‘Forward Jason Robertson scored his 30th goal of the season for Dallas while goalie Jake Oettinger takes the loss, he made 23 saves on 27 shots faced.’

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