“Vancouver” lost “Edmonton” in the NHL, Kuzmenko scored the puck

Vancouver hockey players lost to Edmonton in the NHL home game, Kuzmenko scored the puck

MOSCOW, 22 Jan – The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Vancouver Canucks in the National Hockey League (NHL) regular season game.
The meeting in Vancouver ended with a score of 4:2 (2:0, 1:1, 1:1) in favor of the guests. Connor McDavid (2nd minute), Zach Hyman (9), Leon Draisaitl (30) and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (60) scored as the winners. Andrey Kuzmenko (37) and JT Miller (44) scored among the hosts.
Connor McDavid became the first player this season to score 40 goals. It took him 48 matches to do this, which was the best result among active players. Previously, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews reached the mark of 40 goals in 49 games in the 2021/22 season.
Kuzmenko scored his 19th goal of the season. In total, the Russian striker, who spends his debut season in the NHL, scored 41 points (19 goals and 22 assists) in 45 games. Forward “Vancouver” Ilya Mikheev spent 17 minutes 59 seconds on the ice and scored no points. Klim Kostin of “Edmonton” played 10 minutes 57 seconds and also ended the match without scoring action.
National Hockey League (NHL)
January 22, 2023 • start at 06:00

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The Oilers won their sixth straight win and moved up to third in the Pacific Division with 57 points in 48 games. Vancouver is sixth with 39 points after 46 games. In the next match, Edmonton will host the Columbus Blue Jackets on January 25, while the Killer Whales will face the Chicago Blackhawks at home the day before.
In other games of the day, the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Washington Capitals 6-2 without Alexander Ovechkin at home. Hockey players “Colorado Avalanche” on shootouts at a party were stronger than the club “Seattle Kraken” – 2:1.


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