It had only been eleven minutes of the match when a Russian fights broke out. 19-year-old rookie Svetjnikov challenged his countryman and older brother in a battle.
It was not a good idea.
The much heavier and stronger older brother, lowered Svetjnikov as tuppade of on the ice and had to retire the match. Averages got the five minute major.
" I am no fighter, and he doesn't either. But he asked for it, and then I said okay we are driving, says the national hockey league to nhl.com.
" I hope that he is okay. You do not want to see a guy get hurt or something like that.
against Washington. Through the entire 5-0, Carolina has now contact with the reigning team of the tournament, still leads the series, 2-1.
Washington had just 18 shots against the Carolina 45, and had not much to put against.
– Everything can be better. We didn't get to anything at all. We were slow, we played without speed, " says Nicklas Bäckström, according to the nhl.com.
" They were desperate and played on a different level than we are. We didn't have enough players who came up in their level in the evening, " says Washington coach Todd Reirden.
against Washington this season.
– this means of course that we played well. We didn't want to give them some spaces, that was the key, " says Jordan Staal.
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