Alexander Georgiev, the goalkeeper with the Bulgarian roots, recorded the first round of his career in the Rangers' victory in the New York derby 5-0 against the visiting Islanders in a regular National Hockey League match.
Georgiev reflected all 29 washers and was named the first star of the game, and Rangers interrupted a series of eight consecutive defeats from the city's rival on October 13, 2016.
"It could not be better, a great moment for my first stroke, a big victory for the boys against our city rival, I am very happy and I am happy for the team and we played great in defense," comments Russian-born Georgian national Georgiev.
Chris Craider scored a goal and assisted, and Philip Hittil, Cody McLeod, Neil Pionk and Kevin Hayes also scored for success. Islanders suffered a first loss by a rival from the Metropolitan Division in the campaign after seven consecutive wins.
Nashville made his way to the top of the league with 33 points after a home win of 4: 1 over St. Louis in Craig Berwu's debut at the rival ruler. Peka Rene reflected 28 washers and became Finnish goalkeeper with the most victories in the league with 320, outpacing Mika Kiprosoff. Frederick Greed, Philip Forsberg, Austin Watson and Ryan Ellis scored in Nashville's third consecutive win.
Robert Thomas scored the honorable goal for the guests who lost for the fifth time in six games.
Tampa Bay shifted Toronto from the top of the Eastern Conference after a convincing 7: 3 victory over visiting Florida. Luis Domining scored 40 strokes, and Steven Stamkos scored a goal and three assists for the hosts, who already have a 31-point asset. Nikita Kucherov and Ryan McDonagh contributed with both assists and two assists.
Toronto lost 2: 5 to Carolina despite a 40-shot shot by Canadian goalkeeper Frederic Andersen. Andreas Atanasiu scored his second goal in the 49th second of the sequel and brought Detroit a 3-2 win over Boston. Atanasiu equaled 8:59 minutes in the third period, and then brought his team's ninth victory in the last 11 games. Tyler Berthusi also scored for the hosts, and goalkeeper Jimmy Howard saved 34 strokes.
The Stanley Cup winner Washington also greeted with a 4-2 win over visiting Chicago. Tom Wilson, Andre Burakowski, Michal Kempni and Devante Smith-Peli scored for the champions, while Bradydon Holtby shot 37 shots.
Sydney Crosby finished with two goals and two assists in returning to the ice after three missed matches due to injury and Pittsburgh took away Dallas with 5: 1. Buffalo made a seventh consecutive 5-2 victory over visiting Philadelphia and with 30 points equalized with the second in East Toronto. Evan Rodriguez scored with a goal and assists in the first part, in which the hosts scored four unsuccessful hits on the road to success. / БТА