“Montreal Canadiens” on the ice of the home arena Bell Centre lost 2:3 the team the “Winnipeg jets” in the regular season of the National hockey League.
the winners the goals were scored Josh Morrissey (22), Nikolai Ehlers (25) and Andrew Kopp (51), and the owners of the ice, both goals scored by Ben Chiaro (32, 52).
the Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk, who made his debut for the “Canadiens”, held on ice 19 minutes and 25 seconds, has chalked up an assist and was named third star of the meeting. Now on account of the 36-year-old striker 10 (3+7) points in 17 games of the season and 860 (436+424) 898 points in League matches.
“Winnipeg” won a second victory in their last five games and with 50 points and is in eighth place in the Western conference and Montreal, the victim of the sixth defeat in a row, is located on the 12-th line in the East with 43 points.
In the next match of the regular championship of NHL “the jets” on Sunday, January 9, on departure will play with “Toronto maple leafs”, and “Canadiens” a day earlier to meet with “Detroit Red wings”.