The Islanders Key: Kühnhackl Assists, Greiss Parries
The New York Islanders were back on the road to success on Thursday with the decisive participation of German international Tom Kühnhackl and Thomas Greiss. Dominik Kahun also enjoyed a victory for his Chicago Blackhawks. The NHL on Thursday.
National goalkeeper Thomas Greiss led the New York Islanders to an away win in the NHL with his fourth match of the season without conceding a goal. The Islanders defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 (1-0, 2-0, 0-0) on Thursday (local time). The 33-year-old Füssener convinced with 31 parades in the game. compatriot Tom Kühnhackl, who had only made his comeback five days ago after a break of several weeks, booked an assistant. He gave the template for the 3-0 final score by Josh Bailey in the 40th minute. The New Yorkers remain at the top with 74 points in the Metropolitan Division and third in the Eastern Conference.
Kahun at the 5:2 16 minute race
Dominik Kahun and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the New Jersey Devils 5:2 (1:2, 2:0, 2:0). Two days after losing to the Boston Bruins (3:6), it was the eighth win in nine games, 23-year-old Kahun stood on the ice for a good 16 minutes, scored twice – this time without a goal. Chicago, with 57 points, are eleventh outside the play-offs in the Western Conference.
Grubauer without a mission – Sturm team loses
The Colorado Avalanche won without goalkeeper Philipp Grubauer against the Winnipeg Jets 4:1 (2:1, 1:0, 1:0) – the first success after eight bankruptcies in a row. Colorado currently occupies tenth place in the West with 57 points, equal in points to Chicago.
Former national coach Marco Sturm and Los Angeles Kings, on the other hand, lost 4-3 (1-1, 1-1, 1-1, 0-1) to Vancouver Canucks after penalty shots. The Californians took last place in the west with 51 points.