Transfer of Buchnevich not saved the Rangers from losing to Toronto in the NHL
Pavel buchnevich (right) with partners in the “Rangers”
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MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. The club “new York Rangers” has conceded on the platform “Toronto” with the score 2:4 in the regular season of the National hockey League (NHL), the Russian striker Rangers Pavel buchnevich played his first game since November 12, when he received a back injury.
The Rangers summoned the Russian hockey player Buchnevich from farm-club
In the composition of the Toronto goals were scored by William Nylander (5 min), James van Riemsdyk (18), Connor brown (35) and Connor Carrick (54). “The Rangers” Chris KREIDER (30) and J. T. Miller (59), who was assisted by Buchnevich.
For 21-year-old Russian forward this assist was the fifth of the season, only his score is now nine points in the system “goal+pass” (4+5) in 11 games. Buchnevich had not taken part in NHL games since 12 November, when he scored a goal in gate “calgary” . Thus, the effectiveness of the Russian series now stands at five matches in which he scored seven points (4+3).
In turn, the Russian legionaries “Toronto” Nikita Soshnikov (11 minutes, 57 seconds on the ice, one shot, one power reception, “-1”) and Nikita Zaitsev (24 minutes 39 seconds, four power reception, blocked two shots, “-1”) are unable to vary the effective action.
Toronto is in 10th place in the Eastern conference, scoring 46 points in 40 games. The Rangers are fifth in the table in the East with 57 points after 43 games. In the next match of the night on Sunday “Rangers” will play against “Montreal” and “Toronto” on departure will play with “Ottawa”.