Kucherov surpassed Ovechkin in the list of snipers of NHL

Last night the ocean was played the next matches of the National hockey League (NHL). Among other things, on the ice together “Carolina” and “Tampa Bay”. The owners of the site nothing really happened, but the “lightning” was annealed to the full and defeated the rival. One of the goals was scored by Russian striker of the team – Nikita Kucherov who now leads the race snipers.


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A goalless draw in the match between “Carolina” and “Tampa Bay” was kept until the end of the first period. Just then Tyler Johnson opened the scoring. After the break, Mikhail Sergachev doubled the visitors ‘ advantage, but in the final period, Jacob Slavin returned to the hosts in the game.

However, the most interesting match has begun in the end. “Carolina” has changed the goalkeeper at the sixth field player for two and a half minutes before the siren, but to save the match failed. First empty goal was struck by Vladislav Namestnikov and then, again, empty, the puck was sent Ryan Callahan.

When the Keeper returned to his place, 4 seconds left in the match, he again surrendered, this time after a shot by Nikita Kucherov. “Tampa Bay” won with the score 5:1.

For the Russian forward of “lightning” this is the 11th goal of the season. Now he leads the race snipers in the NHL, ahead of other Russian – Alexander Ovechkin – one goal.

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