St. Louis left no chance for Washington in the NHL
The St. Louis Blues recorded an easy 5-1 win over the Washington Capitals in a regular season match of the National Hockey League of the United States and Canada (NHL) last night.
The team from Sofia started the match strongly and took the lead in 122 seconds with a goal by Daniel Sprong, but this turned out to be the last goal for them in the match. 2:10 after the middle of the first half Tori Krug equalized, and the Blues struck their blow within the second 20 minutes. In them they scored three goals by Pavel Bukhnevich, Oscar Sundqvist and Ivan Barbashev. The final 5: 1 was formed by Bukhnevich, who scored in a game with less than 3:52 before the end of the match.
For St. Louis, the victory is number 20 in 35 games since the beginning of the season. Thus, with a total of 45 points, the Missouri team is in second place in the Central Division, one point behind leader Nashville, who has also played 35 games. In their next match, the Blues will host the division rival Dallas Stars, as the match is scheduled for tomorrow at 21:00 Bulgarian time.
The defeat for Washington is the 15th in total (seventh in regular time) in 35 meetings, which gives the Capitals third place in the Metropolitan Division with 48 points. So is the second New York Ranger, who has also played 35 games, but has two wins more. The leader continues to be Carolina, who has played three games less and an asset of 49 points. Tonight from 03:00 Bulgarian time Washington is visiting Minnesota in a new meeting of the regular season.