Faksa – goal! The NHL leader helped to taste the first home defeat in 2017

SUMMARY Czech striker Radek Faksa scored his 10th goal in the NHL on Monday, taking part in the 4: 2 win in Dallas, Washington. Stars, after 15 games, finished the Capitals winning series on home ice, where Ovechkin et al. The last time they lost more than two months ago – 29 December after the New Jersey raids.

The guests went into the lead 2 minutes into the match with Devina Shorea. The decisive lead was scored at the beginning of the second period, with two shots in 114 seconds increasing the score to 3: 0.

Faksa was the author of the second goal in the 25th minute captured his body in front of the goal. With a quick shot Braden Holtby overcame.He then set off on the third goal after the third goal, and with the substitute Philip Grubauer, the Capitals set off for a fighter ride. The home team shot their opponents at a ratio of 44:22 and at 53 minutes they managed to reduce the difference to a single goal. Kari Lehtonen did not score for the third time and in the penultimate minute sealed the Dallas victory in the empty goal at the Patrick Sharp power play.

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“He held us at the end,” said Sharp to Lehtonen, who scored 42 interventions, out of which 15 in the third period. “You need to win such matches occasionally, and you have to change a few chances at the beginning, and then your goalie will pick up.Today he was our first star, “added Sharp.

Dallas won the second time in a row and in the Western Conference table loses five points to play off. We’ve been in the hunters’ position and now we have to win a lot of small battles to win the whole war, “Jason Spezza said.

The Capitals are not worried about this and they are still in control of the entire NHL. , Maybe the other one. We made mistakes and they punished them, “Nicklas Bäckström summed up.

Pastrňák keeps a point series

David Pastrňák has scored one goal in Boston in Ottawa and scored in the sixth consecutive match.Bruins, however, lost 2: 4 in a duel of Atlanta Division rivals and still have a four-point lead in the Eastern Conference table before Nine Toronto. On the contrary, the Senators won for the third consecutive time and fled Boston to four points.

The home team had a great game entry and in the middle of the fourth minute they were 2-0. “We got two little pitching goals and then it was hard to turn, and our opponent did not let us do it,” admitted Brad Marchand.

The visitors reduced the break but in the 48th minute they played in the game against Pastrňák Returned Ottawa’s two-shot lead Mike Hoffman.74 seconds later, he arrived at the Marchand net in the Marchand net, and Bruins was back again, but in the last minute he secured the triumph of the Canadian goal through the goalless goal of Alexandre Burrows.

“Today it was great for us “We were expecting to push us at the end of the first third and especially at the beginning of the second, but we did it,” the Ottawa team said of the opening goalie Derick Brassard. “The good performance of all four formations today, we were able to keep up with short substitutions where we were able to play with a great deal, and if we continue, it will be hard to beat us.”


The only goal decides Tampa Bay with New York Rangers.In the fourth minute Mike Zibanejad extended the 1-0 win. Goalkeeper Antti Raanta has eliminated all 38 of the domestic players who have approached the difference of two points to the New York Islanders, which is the last move to the play off.

“We have scored one of the best performances in the season. We played very well for sixty minutes, “said Lightning, a Czech striker, Ondřej Palát, who spent 22 minutes and 40 seconds on the ice and fired four times at the goal.

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Washington – Dallas 2: 4 (0: 1, 1: 2, 1: 1)
36. Bäckström, 53. Oshie – 2. Shore, 25. Faksa , 26. Spezza, 59.Sharp. Shots on goal: 44:22. Viewers: 18.506.

Winnipeg – San Jose 2: 3 (1: 1) , 0: 0, 1: 2)
Goals: 12. Morrissey, 60. Scheifele – 10. and 60. Pavelski, 48. Boedker. Shots on goal:
33:30. Viewers: 15,294.

Tampa Bay – NY Rangers 0: 0 Match 1: Dell (San Jose) 2. Morrissey Winnipeg 3. Boedker (San Jose) 1
Goal: 64. Zibanejad. Goal Shots:
38:34. Viewers:

Ottawa – Boston 4: 2 (2: 1, 0: 0, 2: 1)
Goalies: 2. Brassard, 4. Pageau, 48. Hoffman, 60. Burrows – 19. Bergeron, 50.Marchand ( Pastry ). Shots on goal: 29:27. Viewers: 17.046. Star Wars: 1. Phaneuf, 2. Karlsson, 3. Pageau (all Ottawa).