Svechnikov’s goal and assist did not save the Carolinas from defeat in the NHL match against Winnipeg.
MOSCOW, November 22 – RIA Novosti. Hockey players “Carolina Hurricanes” suffered a defeat against the Winnipeg Jets during the regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL).
The match, which took place in Winnipeg, ended with the hosts winning 4:3 (1:0, 1:0, 1:3, 1:0) in overtime. Pierre-Luc Dubois (19th), Mikey Eissimont (27) and Josh Morrissey (44) scored in regular time for Winnipeg. Morrissey scored the winning goal in overtime (62). “Carolina” recorded Jaccob Slavin (56), Russian striker Andrey Svechnikov (57) and Martin Nechas (60).
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Andrei Svechnikov also made an assist and was named the second star of the meeting. Carolina goalkeeper Pyotr Kochetkov saved 19 of 23 shots, becoming the 13th goalkeeper in league history to score at least one point in the first seven games of his NHL career. Under Kochetkov, the Hurricanes have had five wins and two losses in overtime this season.
In a parallel match, the New York Islanders beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 in overtime. Russian goalkeeper “Islanders” Ilya Sorokin saved 30 out of 32 shots.
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