Barabanov’s goal did not save San Jose from defeat in NHL game, Calgary scored seven
MOSCOW, December 21 – RIA Novosti. The Calgary Flames defeated the San Jose Sharks in a National Hockey League (NHL) regular season game.
3 : 7
The match in San Jose ended with a score of 7:3 (2:1, 1:1, 4:1) in favor of the guests. Among the winners in doubles, Tyler Toffoli (1st and 59th minutes) and Nazem Kadri (51, 59), Dillon Dube (1), Trevor Lewis (31) and Milan Lucic (57) scored one each. The hosts recorded Niko Sturm (15), Russian striker Alexander Barabanov (40) and Timo Mayer (44).
Russian forward “San Jose” Yevgeny Svechnikov spent 14 minutes and 1 second on the ice, making a power move and blocking three shots. Defender “Calgary” Nikita Zadorov played 13 minutes 47 seconds and finished the match with +2 rating.
Lights set a club record by scoring two goals in the first 30 seconds of the game. The previous success had been two goals in 32 seconds in March 1987. “Calgary” became the seventh team in NHL history to score two goals in the first half minute of the game.
Calgary is fifth in the Pacific Division with 36 points in 33 games. With 26 points after 34 games, “San Jose” is in the penultimate seventh place. In the next game, “Lights” will play away “Los Angeles Kings” on December 23, on the same day “San Jose” will receive “Minnesota Wild”.
In another game of the day, Los Angeles defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 at home.
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