Jānis Jaks | Photo: “Sochi”
Thanks to the successful performance of Latvian hockey player Jānis Jaks, the Continental Hockey League (KHL) team “Sochi” today played Ekaterinburg “Avtomobilist” in the post-throw series of 5: 4 opponents.
Jaks spent 21 minutes and 54 seconds on the pitch, which was the second largest playing time for the team. He gave up one pass, helping Vasily Glotov to score in the first period, who scored 1: 2 at the time. Yak also four times threatened the opponents’ goal, which was divided into the second best score in the ranks of “Sochi”.
The winners were Glotov, as well as Nikita Feoktistov, Artyom Nikolayev and Bogdan Yakimov, while Sergei Shumakov, Patric Kormier, Ryan Spooner and Stepan Hripunov stood out. In extra time, the team did not score a goal, but was the only one in the post-throw series bull realized by Glotov.
26-year-old Jaks has scored three goals in 18 matches this season and has scored six assists, giving a total of eight points. Jaks, Miks Indrašis and Rihards Bukarts are the only Latvian legionnaires in KHL this season. The game is currently being played by Indrasa’s Moscow district Vityaz, while Bucharest and Vladivostok’s Admiral have a holiday today.