Double Olympic champion Alexander Kozhevnikov told that the Russian striker “New York Rangers » Artemy Panarin got off to a good start in the current NHL season, emphasizing that the hockey player creates chances out of nothing.
This season, Panarin scored 31 points (12 goals and 19 assists) in 21 regular season games. Earlier, the NHL website reported that the 32-year-old Russian, based on the results of an interim vote among representatives of the League Journalists’ Association, was the leader in the fight for the trophy Hart, awarded to the league’s most valuable player. regular season. His compatriot, Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov, is fifth.
— The great hockey player is off to a good start. It’s in favor! As for the Hart Trophy, you still have to watch it, the season is long. But Artemy took a stand, it shows the class of Russian hockey. Panarin was done, no one pushed him. It was clear that he would be the best. Artemy is an unconventional player in all of hockey. Create moments from nothing.
— One of his competitors for the prize is Kucherov.
– Nikita is also a great player, so there is competition between him and Artemy. Nikita gets help, he has excellent partners and a serious coaching staff. But Panarin, I repeat, is alone,” Kozhevnikov told .
Source : MatchTV
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