Drives by Svechnikov and Kuznetsov help Carolina eliminate Islanders 05:30

Carolina Hurricanes won the fifth game of the first round series of the Stanley Cup play-offs on ice against the New York Islanders – 6:3. Thus, the match ended with the score of 4-1 for the Hurricanes.

In the last match of the series, Russian forwards made an impressive contribution to Rod Brind’Amour’s team’s victory. Andrey Svechnikov and Evgeny Kuznetsov made effective shots in the first period and scored the second and third goals respectively for the Hurricanes, thus taking the lead with a score of 3:1 after the first period of the match. At the same time, Svechnikov converted the majority, and Kuznetsov used the conflict.

In the second period, the Islanders balanced the match, but in the third 20 minutes, the home team’s three unanswered goals, including the last shot into the empty goal, determined the outcome of the match. In one of them, the same Kuznetsov made an assist, who finished the meeting with an indicator of +2 and was recognized as the third star of the match. Carolina defenseman Dmitry Orlov had a shot on ice, four power moves, two penalty minutes and a -1 at 19:55. Svechnikov finished the meeting with -2 utility points. Islanders defenseman Alexander Romanov made a power move on the ice at 17:28.

In the second round, Carolina will face the winner of the Boston-Toronto series, where the score is currently 3-2.

Roman Rotenberg previously predicted Ovechkin’s move next season It will be difficult Beat Gretzky’s record.

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Source: Gazeta


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