Tonight in the National Hockey League (NHL) at At 22:00 Latvian time, Theodor Blugers and the Pittsburgh Penguins (6-6) will meet with the Washington Capitals (9-3).
In the previous match, the Penguins defeated the New York Islanders 4: 3. Blugers spent 15 minutes and 51 seconds on the pitch, of which 39 seconds were played in the minority. The striker scored a second goal in the eighth minute of the second period, scoring Zek Aston-Rice, who finished the first match this season. Also, Blugers once scored, used two force techniques, won two of the seven throws and ended the game with a positive efficiency of +1.
The Latvian has scored seven (2 + 5) points in 12 games this season, but the leaders of the attack are Sydney Crosby and Brian Rast. Crossby has scored four goals and six assists, but Rasta has scored three goals and seven assists.
Meanwhile, “Capitals” the best is Niklass Bekstrems with 17 (6 + 11) performance points. Tom Wilson and Alexander Oweckin scored 12 points each, both with five goals and seven assists
This will be the third meeting of both teams this season. Penguins hockey players were superior in the first 4: 3 post-match throw, and in the second fight the Pittsburgh team won in the 5: 4 overtime