Results of the Swiss in North America (18.11.2021)
NHL – Regular Season
Florida panthers – New Jersey Devils: 4-1 (1-1, 3-0, 0-0)
Ninth victory in a row at home for the Panthers who were able to count on their goalkeeper Spencer Knight. The hope of the organization blocked 45 shots being defeated only by defenseman Dougie Hamilton. Carter Verhaeghe went to church before Eetu Luostarinen, Jonathan Huberdeau and Anthony Duclair scored three times in the second half.
No points, 2 shots and a record of -2 for Nico Hischier (19’10 ») while Jonah Siegenthaler (18’05 ») finished with a -1 record for 4 blocked shots.
St. Louis Blues – San José Sharks: 4-1 (1-0, 2-1, 1-0)
A brace from Brandon Saad and goals from Robert Thomas and Jordan Kyrou allowed the Blues to win against San José. On the side of the Californian club, only Jonathan Dahlen, served by Timo Meier was able to beat goalkeeper Ville Husso (26 saves).
Aligned for 15’57 », the striker Timo Meier scored his 9th assist of the season. He finished with 5 shots, 3 charges and a +1 differential.
Minnesota Wild – Dallas Stars: 7-2 (2-0, 1-0, 4-2)
Visiting Minnesota, the Stars were no match for the Wild. In the match Kirill Kaprizov got 4 points (1 goal – 3 assists). His teammates Rem Pitlick, Ryan Hartman, Alex Goligoski, Frederick Gaudreau, Mats Zuccarello and Victor Rask also lit the goal light. Jacob Petersen and Jamie Benn saved the honor of the Texans.
Despite the number of goals, the striker Kevin Fiala had to settle for a single assist. The Swiss, aligned for 14’24 », finished with 2 shots.
Arizona Coyotes – Columbus Blue Jackets : 4-5 VG (1-1, 2-2, 1-1, 0-0)
Very close game between the Coyotes and the Blue Jackets which finally saw Columbus win on penalties. It was striker Yegor Chiakhov who put the finishing touches on this series.
During regulation time, the two clubs engaged in a crossover. Ryan Dzingel, Phil Kessel, Lawson Crouse and Jakob Chychrun scored for Arizona while in front, Bonne Jenner (2x), Justin Danforth and Zach Werenski replied.
No point and +1 for the attacker Gregory Hofmann. The Swiss played for 11’18 » for 2 shots.
Las Vegas Golden Knights – Detroit Red Wings: 5-2 (0-0, 4-1, 1-1)
Back in NHL, the forward Sven Bärtschi did not register a point in the Golden Knights’ win over Detroit. The Swiss played for 13’28 » finishing with a record of -1 and 1 shot. Opposite, Pius Suter (16’53 » / -1) also remained silent.
Nicolas Hague, Zach Whitecloud (2x), Paul Cotter and Reilly Smith were the scorers for Vegas. Givani Smith and Joe Veleno cheated on goalkeeper Robin Lehner.
CHL – Regular season
Defeat 7-3 for the Wildcats against the Islanders. No points for Miles Mueller and Jonah Taibel. The attacker Attilio Biasca scored his second goal of the season in Halifax’s 5-3 victory over Val-d’Or. Ultimately, Julian Rod, who remained silent, lost 6 to 3 with the Voltigeurs against Chicoutimi.
Very heavy loss for Niagara, 7 to 1, against Mississauga. The Swiss Rodwin Dionicio finished with a -2 record and no points. In Petersborough, 16 goals were scored including 10 for Hamilton. Final score, 10 to 6, no points for Brian Zanetti.