Slovak hockey player Adam Ružička took part in Calgary’s high victory on the ice of Columbus 6: 0 on Thursday night in the NHL.
It was his third Canadian point (2 + 1) in the season, in which he scored seven profiled starts so far. The Flames fired up to 62 shots at home, a new club record.
Washington Capitals – San Jose Sharks 1: 4 (0: 1, 0: 1, 1: 2)
Goals: 41. Sprong (Bäckström) – 8. Gregor (B. Burns, Barabanov), 24. Meloche (Nieto), 57. Dahlén (T. Meier, Bonino), 60. Cogliano (Couture)
Goalkeepers: Samsonov – Reimer
Shots on goal: 33:30
/M. FEHÉRVÁRY (WSH) 0 + 0, spent on ice 19:12 min./
Toronto Maple Leafs – Anaheim Ducks 4: 3 pp a sn (2: 1, 1: 1, 0: 1, 0: 0 – 2: 1)
Goals: 18. Marner (Rielly, W. Nylander), 20. W. Nylander (Tavares, Matthews), 37. Tavares (Marner, Matthews), ref. naj. Matthews – 3. Steel, 38. Silfverberg (B. Robinson, S. Carrick), 54. Lettieri (Shattenkirk, Steel)
Goalkeepers: Campbell – Gibson
Shots on goal: 44:20
Columbus Blue Jackets – Calgary Flames 0: 6 (0: 1, 0: 2, 0: 3)
Goals: 5. Backlund (Coleman), 36. Mangiapane (Zadorov, Lucic), 40. M. Tkachuk (J. Gaudreau, R. Andersson), 41. E. Lindholm (J. Gaudreau, Hanifin), 47. Gudbranson (Adam Ružička) ), 48. M. Tkachuk (J. Gaudreau)
Goalkeepers: Merzlikins – Markström
Shots on goal: 23:62
/A. RUŽIČKA (CAL) 0 + 1, spent on ice 09:11 min./
Detroit Red Wings – Chicago Blackhawks 5: 8 (0: 4, 3: 0, 2: 4)
Goals: 26. Fabbri, 27. Bertuzzi (Hronek), 40. P. Suter (Oesterle, Fabbri), 53. Seider (L. Raymond, Bertuzzi), 56. Dylan Larkin – 11. D. Kubalík (S. Jones, Kurashev) , 13. D. Strome (DeBrincat, P. Kane), 15. D. Strome (P. Kane), 20. Lafferty (D. Strome, McCabe), 47. D. Strome (S. Jones, Hagel), 49 DeBrincat (J. Toews, C. Jones), 57. Hagel, 59. DeBrincat
Goalkeepers: Nedeljkovic (Pickard) – Fleury
Shots on goal: 33:38
Colorado Avalanche – Boston Bruins 4: 3 pp (1: 0, 0: 3, 2: 0 – 1: 0)
Goals: 12. MacDermid (Burakovsky, Nishushkin), 52. Girard (Makar, Kadri), 60. Landeskog (Kadri, Nichushkin), 64. Makar (Kadri, Landeskog) – 28. DeBrusk (McAvoy), 33. Coyle (McAvoy, Bergeron) ), 34. B. Marchand (Parsnip)
Goalkeepers: Kuemper – Ullmark
Shots on goal: 41:32
Ružička won the bulls in the attack zone after 47 minutes, the defender Erik Gudbranson took over the puck and Elvis Merzlikins surprised with a wrist shot in the Blue Jackets. With his first goal in the “flames” jersey, he increased to 5: 0 for the guests. Twenty-two-year-old Ružička scored in the second match in a row, as the center of the fourth attack played 9:11 min., Won four of the nine throws and scored a plus point.
The Flames shot the opponent 62:23, the goalkeeper Jacob Markström neutralized all 23 home shots and caught the sixth shutout of the season, which is the most among all goalkeepers in the league. Matthew Tkachuk helped to triumph with two goals, Johnny Gaudreau scored three assists.
It was already the 13th clean account in the profile career for the Swedish goalkeeper. “We played really great hockey for 60 minutes. The boys were great. We also had well-blocked missiles. And when I collected a two-minute sentence, the boys withstood the weakening perfectly. ” quoted the official NHL website Markström.
“We simply did not play well. This is not about quality, it doesn’t need to be discussed much. We were not well set against a quality team, we did not react, we did not go to the match as hard as we needed to. They were better, they still had a puck and we didn’t. “ said the coach Brad Larsen after the Blue Jackets lost for the third time in a row, resp. for the fourth time in a series on home ice.
In another night fight, Washington s Martin Fehérváry lost to San Jose at home 1: 4. Slovak defender during 19:12 min. he sent two shots on goal on the ice, handed out two points and blocked one shot of the opponent. Guest goalkeeper James Reimer performed 32 successful interventions with 33 Capitals shots, of which he caught the Russian Alexander Ovechkin up to eight times.
“Even if it doesn’t go as planned, we have to try to do everything we can. You never know how it may end, but you have to keep going. “ he said Reimer in response to a previous match in which he collected from 13 shots four times and alternated against Tampa (1: 7) in less than thirteen minutes of the first period. The first goal in the profile in the career was scored by defender Nicolas Meloche, who became the sixth Sharks rookie this season with a premier goal in the NHL.
Chicago triumphed on the Ice in Detroit 8: 5 in a fierce shootout. In the Blackhawks jersey, Dylan Strome shone with a hat-trick, to which he added one assist. The guests scored four goals in the first period and drove the goalkeeper Alexa Nedeljkovica to the substitution. In the second period, however, they collected three times, then in the third they scored four times again.
“This is my first hat-trick since the 2017 Memorial Cup, so it took a while. I have felt fine for the last 12 or 13 matches. If they succeed in the attack, then you remember the reason why they signed a contract with you. And I still want to prove it. ” stated Treewho set four career points in four points.
“I don’t know what he ate today, but I bet it was something special. Everything he touched was dangerous. ” praised Stromea teammate Dominik Kubalíkwho opened the match score. “When they scored three goals in the second period, I didn’t feel very well, I believe. But the boys didn’t retreat to the shell, they still got into the game and took advantage of the mistakes Detroit had made. ” stated the Chicago coach Derek King.
Colorado lost 1: 3 with Boston in the 52nd minute, but managed to turn the duel around and finally won 4: 3 after extra time. Captain Gabriel Landeskog took care of the equalizer in the time of 59:23 and in the overtime the defender Cale Makar decided in the overtime victory after the exclusion of Mike Reilly. Colorado won the 17th game in a row at home. It equals Boston from the 1975/1976 season and is the fifth longest domestic winning streak in the NHL. The record is held with 23 home triumphs in the Detroit series from the year 2011/2012.
The duel was not completed by Avalanche star striker Nathan MacKinnon after a tough intervention by Taylor Hall in the first period. The bloodied home player had to get off the ice and never come back into the game. “It’s no fun to see one of your best friends and also the best player bleed on the ice like this. We didn’t want to wrap it up. We wanted to get back in the game and we finally got a very valuable and important two points. We also kept the home winning streak. ” he said Landeskog.
Auston Matthews decided the home triumph of Toronto over Anaheim 4: 3 after the raids. The home team scored all three goals in regular time in overtime. “I think we played well with the special teams today. And overall, because we have created many good chances. Their goalkeeper caught excellent. We wanted to win in good time, but with solid work we achieved it after the raids, ” he said Matthews.
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