Dallas’ Finns to power in Boston – Matthews approaches Selänte’s amazing record

The Boston Bruins ended their four-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars.

Dallas tackle Esa Lindell defends against Boston tackle David Pastrnak. Both scored a goal in the match. AOP / USA Today Sports

During the match, the Boston captain who completed 1000 NHL games was celebrated Brad Marchand.

In the opening set, the party piece dropped the gloves in a clash by Joel Hanley with, but both survived with only second place.

Roope Hintz primed Dallas’ 2–1 lead early in the second period with a 100–0 opener from which the defender Ryan Suter was able to shoot the puck directly into the backpack.

Roope Hintz celebrates his pass and Ryan Suter’s (right) second goal for Dallas. Hintz increased his points balance in 54 matches to 23+27=50. AOP / USA Today Sports

Just 28 seconds later, the 39-year-old Suter was decisively late in front of his own goal, and the 26-year-old forward colossus, who played his first NHL game for Boston Justin Brazeau tied the game at 2–2.

In the middle of the third period, Dallas’ Finnish defender Esa Lindell got into a surprising two-on-one attack with Hintz. Instead of a pass, Lindell opted for a shot, and it sank precisely in at the foot of the back post.

Drama at the end

At the end of the final period, Boston tried to equalize without a goalkeeper and succeeded when David Pastrnak would grab the cross pass directly into the back of the net.

In overtime, he became Dallas’ most effective defender Thomas Harley licked the pole with his claws.

The solution had to be found in the shootout. It was found only in the ninth round, when the Boston defender Charlie McAvoy succeeded in his knuckle lifting and Dallas by Craig Smith the attempt stopped at the goal line: the game 4–3 to Boston.

Boston scored in the opening set Jesper Boqvist and the Dallas handicap Wyatt Johnston.

Dallas’ lineup was missing two Finnish players.

Miro Heiskanen was on the sidelines due to the birth of a child. He had traveled to support his spouse. Jani Hakanpää on the other hand, was injured in Saturday’s game against Edmonton.

Matthews did it again

The Toronto Maple Leafs were also victorious against Finland on Monday evening. It claimed a 4–2 away victory from St. Louis.

The three goal assists collected the most power Mitch Marner. By far the leader of the NHL’s goal exchange Austin Matthews scored 1+1.

Matthews has scored 49 goals in 53 games, and according to the prediction prepared by the NHL below the game, he will reach 75 goals in the regular season.

More than 70 goals have been scored recently Teemu Selänne and Alexander Mogilny in the 1992–93 season, when they shared the scoring lead with 76 hits. Now Matthews might even be able to beat that monstrous tally with which Selänne set the goal record for rookies that is still valid for a very long time.

The third NHL match has already ended. In it, the Anaheim Ducks claimed a 4–3 away victory over Buffalo.

Frank Vatrano scored two goals for Anaheim. Troy Terry collected powers 1+2, and Mason McTavish provided three goal assists.