Hockey “Colorado” Nichushkin repeated the franchise record for goals in the finals of the Stanley Cup
MOSCOW, June 25 – Russian striker of the club of the National Hockey League (NHL) “Colorado Avalanche” Valery Nichushkin repeated the franchise record for the number of goals in the final series of the Stanley Cup.
In Game 5 of the series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Nichushkin scored a goal. This puck was the fourth in the series for the Russian, which is a club record. In 2001, in the Stanley Cup final, this record was set by Joe Sakic and Alex Tangway (both scored four goals in a series).
In total, during the playoffs, Nichushkin took part in 19 matches and scored 14 points (9 goals + 5 assists). During his career in the Stanley Cup, the Russian scored 13 goals and caught up in this indicator with Andrey Svechnikov, Sergey Berezin and Valery Zelepukin. Now Nichushkin is a clean 25th in the ranking of snipers among Russian hockey players in the history of the NHL and is ahead of Sergei Makarov.