Blügers 13 minutes against “Red Wings”, Girgensons rejection in victory – Hockey –

Teodora Blüger and Raivia Anson represented Pittsburgh Penguins last night in the NHL trial game met with Detroit Red Wings. Penguins conceded with 2:6.

• Anson did not participate in this game, while Blügers played 13:34 minutes (0:23 majority, 1:06 minority). In the time allotted to him, the Latvian made one shot, one power play, blocked one shot, intercepted the puck twice, won 17% of shots and had a positive +/- indicator (+1).

• Team leaders Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel remained dry and accumulated the team’s worst +/- score (-3). The 22-year-old Czech Filip Zadina, who was drafted in 2018 with the overall sixth number, collected 1+1 in the ranks of the winners.

Buffalo Saberswhich is represented by Zemgus Girgensons ar 2:1 surpassed Philadelphia Flyers. Both goals for the Sabers were scored by Brandon Biro, who previously played only one game in the NHL.

• Girgenson played a total of 11:12 minutes (0:13 in the minority, 0:52 in the majority). The Latvian managed to execute a power play and block the opponent’s shot. Girgenson also won 25% of the shots and earned a two-minute suspension for tripping.

Boston Bruins it was not possible to watch Eduards Tralmaks in the ranks, while Kristians Rubīns did not participate Ottawa Senators in the match.

• The Bruins beat the Rangers 3-2 with two goals from AJ Greer, while the Senators faced the Winnipeg Jets in a 3-5 loss.

Latvians in training camps of NHL teams

Position Player A team Next test match
Goalkeeper Elvis Merzlikin Blue Jackets 29.09. at 2:00 against “Sabres”
Arthur Shilov Canucks 29.09. at 5:30 vs “Kraken”

• Several more test games were played in the NHL. In one of them, the Minnesota Wild beat the champion Colorado Avalanche 5-2. It must be admitted that Colorado made more shots on goal (41:26).

• Tyson Jost scored two goals for the winners. It is interesting that his previous place of work was exactly “Avalanche”. It was at the beginning of last season, because he ended up in Minnesota as a result of a trade.

• The St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1. Three of the Blues’ four goals came in the third period. St. Louis hockey players were in the majority three times.

• Tampa Bay Lightning lost 1-5 to Carolina Hurricanes. Andrej Svechnikov scored 1+1 for the winners, while defenseman Dylan Coghlan had three assists.


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