New York Rangers Russian forward Artemy Panarin congratulated teammate Russian goalkeeper Igor Shesterkin on winning the Vezina Cup, awarded to the best goalkeeper of the National Hockey League (NHL) season.
The Rangers’ press service on social networks released a video in which the goalkeeper was congratulated by his teammates, including Panarin.
“Hello Six! Congratulations man! Keep up the good work. You deserve this award until the very end. Of course, thanks for my block images too, right? Have a good rest,” said Panarin.
During the 2021/22 regular season, Shesterkin played in 53 games, six of which were zero, and scored 93.5 percent of the shots. Goalkeeper play helped the Rangers reach the semifinals of the Stanley Cup – in the NHL Eastern Conference final, the team from New York lost the series to Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 2-4. It is noteworthy that Rangers started with two wins.
Earlier, it was reported that Shesterkin – the “Vezina Trophy” – during the presentation of the award to the best goalkeeper of the season in the National Hockey League (NHL). said about his wife’s pregnancy.