The Bernese defender from Nashville has had the second most productive part of his career. He scored one goal and collected three assists in the victory over Minnesota (2-5).
Roman Josi (31) enjoyed the second most productive regular season game of his career on Sunday, as four games featured in the NHL Championship.
At the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, where Nashville defeated Minnesota (2-5), the Bernese Predators defenseman returned a personal four-point card and was involved in the franchise’s first four successes. Tennessee coached by John Hynes. The captain opened the scoring in the 4th minute on the power play with a shot that was as precise as it was powerful.
He went on to collect assists on the successes attributed to BC center Ryan Johansen (scorer) and Swedish left winger Filip Forsberg.
Josi, who was making his 686th regular season appearance in the North American Professional League, had only done better on one occasion. On February 27, 2018, in Winnipeg, he was credited with five assists against the Jets (5-6).
After six appearances in 2021-2022, the No 59 has a record of seven points, including three goals. In his career, his statistic is 120 goals and 333 assists.
In the other camp, the St. Welsh winger Kevin Fiala (25) had to be satisfied with a differential of -2 during the 18’14 » spent on the ice.
Hat-trick of a rookie
Back at the United Center in Chicago where he played in 2020-2021, Pius Suter (25) enjoyed a victory with Detroit (3-6) guided by Swedish prospect Lucas Raymond (three goals, one assist).
Aligned for 15’18 », the Zurich striker is still waiting for his first point with the Red Wings.
Bernese winger Philipp Kurashev (22) had a difficult game with the Blackhawks on the fourth line (-2 in 8’32 » game).
Meier does not ring the bell
Beaten at the TD Garden in Boston with San Jose (4-3), Timo Meier (25) nevertheless continued his good streak. The Appenzell right winger signed the last goal of the meeting.
He thus blackened the scoreboard during each of the Sharks’ first five matches (three goals, five assists).
NHL. Sunday matches: THEas Vegas – NY Islanders 0-2. Boston – San Jose 4-3. Minnesota – Nashville 2-5. Chicago – Detroit 3-6.