18-year-old hockey player of the national team of Finland broke the record of Nikita Filatov in the NHL

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Finnish newcomer “Winnipeg” Patrick Lyne became the youngest European player who made hat-trick in the match NHL

“Winnipeg” in the match NHL regular season at home in overtime beat “Toronto” with the score 5:4. Finnish rookie owners Patrick Laine, who was selected in the draft for the second number, became the youngest European player who scored three goals in the match NHL.

The striker broke the record of Russians Nikita Filatov in 2009 who scored a hat-trick in the “Columbus” at the age of 18 years and 230 days. Laine at the moment 18 years and 183 days.

“Toronto” for the first time since 2000, lost in the match, during which led by four goals. By the 34th minute the score was 4:0 in favor of the guests. The last time this happened with “Toronto” in the meeting with the “St. Louis” (5:6). Then canadian club to 45 minutes was conducted with the score 5:0.

“Winnipeg” defeated for the first time, losing during the match with a difference of four goals. Lyne became the youngest author of a hat-trick in team history. In the match against Toronto he equalized for 55 seconds before the end of the third period and in overtime when the game “three on three” scored the winning goal.

In four meetings this season Laine scored five points (4 goals + 1 assists). Finn caught up with the leaders of the race Russian sniper Vladimir Tarasenko (“St. Louis”), the Czech David Pastrnak (“Boston”), Slovak Richard Panic (“Chicago”) and the first number draft pick in 2016 American Oston Matthews (Toronto), who also scored four goals.

Most young hockey players, who scored a hat-trick in the history of the NHL, Laine came in second place. The leader according to this indicator, canadian Jordan Staal, who in 2007 scored three goals at the age of 18 years and 153 days in the “Pittsburgh”.

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