NHL: a goal and an assist for Meier
The best Swiss scorer in the League was one of the architects of the Kings’ success. Kevin Fiala has, in fact, scored during the shootout in which Timo Meier did not participate. The Appenzeller, meanwhile, shone in the 65 minutes of play with a 15th goal and a 14th assist to obtain the second star of the evening.
In Denver in the stronghold of the defending champion, Nashville continued its descent into hell. Beaten 3-1, the Predators conceded a sixth defeat in a row despite an assist from Nino Niederreiter for his 14th point of the season. « Mute » for the second time in a row, Roman is still a short length from the record of 566 points set by David Legwand, the best scorer in the history of the Predators.
Akira Schmid, Jonas Siegenthaler and captain Nico Hischier are also going through a results crisis with New Jersey. On their Newark ice, the Devils lost a fifth game in a row. They lost 4-2 to Florida. Author of 25 saves on the 28 shots he received, Akira Schmid takes some responsibility for Gustav Forsling’s 2-0.