Los Angeles hockey players beat Philadelphia 4:3 in overtime. The match was decided by Kevin Fiala in the second minute of added time, and he was looking forward to his 50th point of the season. Captain Anže Kopitar shone with two goals for Kralje.
The match was very even. The hosts took the lead three times, and the team from California equalized three times.
He scored twice in the opening period Anže Kopitar. First, he was accurate in the 10th minute, when he got a ball after a pass while playing with a player Kevin Fiala was alone, he shot from a distance and equalized at 1:1.
A minute later it is Wade Wilson scored for 2:1, but when it is The equid returned to the ice, it is immediately equalized at 2:2. Adrian Kempe it is slipped by the neck in the counterattack, nicely found the Slovenian ace, who it is hit the spot.
In the middle third it is Led the Airmen to the third lead Rasmus Ristolainenand for a new tie it is took care of Samuel Phagema. For both it is it was the second goal of the season.
For the first lead (and thus the end of the match) it is after 67 seconds of added time took care of Fiala. “Like it is on the ice. Very important it isYes it is still fresh after such a long time. We didn’t play our best today, but it was important it isthat we won two points,” it is the Royal coach was satisfied Todd McLellan. Pacific Division it is very even, as only two points separate the first three teams.
NHL, games on January 24
PHILADELPHIA − LOS ANGELES 3:4 (2:2, 1:1, 0:0) – overtimeVan Riemsdyk 6th, Allison 11th, Ristolainen 31st; Kopitar 10th, 12th, Fagemo 39th, Fiala 62nd.
MONTREAL − BOSTON 2:4 TAMPA BAY − MINNESOTA 4:2 PITTSBURGH – FLORIDA 7:6 – overtimeDETROIT – SAN JOSE 3:2 – overtimeNEW JERSEY − VEGAS 3:2 – overtimeST. LOUIS − BUFFALO 3:5 NASHVILLE − WINNIPEG 2:1 ARIZONA − ANAHEIM 2:5 COLORADO – WASHINGTON 3:2 VANCOUVER – CHICAGO 5:2
Matches on January 25:OTTAWA − NY ISLANDERS TORONTO − NY RANGERS DALLAS − CAROLINA EDMONTON − COLUMBUS SEATTLE − VANCOUVER
Standings, Eastern Conference