Two assists Kaprizov did not save the “Minnesota” from defeat in the NHL match against “Arizona”

MOSCOW, 27 April – The Arizona Coyotes beat the Minnesota Wild on the road in the regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL).
The meeting, held in St. Paul, ended with a score of 5:3 (0:1, 1:0, 4:2) in favor of the guests. The winners included Anton Strolman (39), Jack McBain (41), Antoine Roussel (43), Travis Boyd (51) and Phil Kessel (59). Ryan Hartman (12), Joel Eriksson Ek (45) and Marcus Foligno (46) scored for Minnesota.
Russian forward “Minnesota” Kirill Kaprizov scored two assists, defender of the hosts Dmitry Kulikov spent 20 minutes 12 seconds on the ice and scored no points.
Arizona are in last eighth place in the Western Conference Central Division standings with 53 points in 80 games, and previously lost their chances of reaching the playoffs. “Minnesota”, ahead of schedule won a ticket to the Stanley Cup, ranked second (109 points, 80 games) in the division. The Coyotes next play the Dallas Stars on the road on April 27, with the Minnesota hosting the Calgary Flames a day later.
Calgary beat the Nashville Predators 5-4 in overtime. Russian attacking “Predators” Yakov Trenin and defender “Flames” Nikita Zadorov scored no points in the match. “Dallas” in the shootout was stronger than the “Vegas Golden Knights” (3:2). Stars forward Denis Guryanov and Vladislav Namestnikov, as well as Vegas forward Evgeny Dadonov, scored no points. Alexander Radulov missed the meeting.
Thanks to the victory of Dallas, the Los Angeles Kings advanced to the playoffs. 15 out of 16 participants in the Stanley Cup have been determined, the fight for one place in the Western Conference between the “Dallas” (95 points) and “Vegas” (91) continues, the teams have two games left to play.



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