Artemys Panarins | Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP
On Saturday, Artemis Panarins scored two goals in the National Hockey League (NHL) match, getting points in the 15th game of the season, while the New York “Rangers” team scored points in the 11th game in a row.
The “Rangers” beat the “Devils” of New Jersey with a score of 5:3 (2:2, 0:0, 3:1).
The points in 15 consecutive games are a personal record for Panarin and a Rangers record for the first stretch of the season. Jim Vesey also scored twice for the guests, Blake Wheeler threw the puck into an empty net, and Vincent Trochek scored three assists.
Jack Hughes, who returned to the field after missing five games, as well as Ondrzej Palat and Erik Haula scored for the Devils.
Meanwhile, the league leader Boston Bruins defeated Montreal Canadiens 5:2 (2:0, 2:1, 1:1) at home. Trent Frederick scored two goals, and Brad Marchand had his 500th career assist.
The loss of the Vegas “Golden Knights” allowed the Bostonians to take over the first place in the league, as the current holders of the Stanley Cup lost 3:4 (0:1, 3:2, 0:0, 0:1) in overtime to the Philadelphia “Flyers”. Sean Couturier scored the winning goal in overtime.
The teams will play 82 games in the NHL regular season until April 18.