In a match of the regular championship of National hockey League (NHL) “Pittsburgh penguins” ice home “PPG Paints-arena” team beat “Ottawa senators” with a score of 5:2 (2:0, 2:2, 1:0).
the winner of the match a brace Russian forward Evgeni Malkin, who opened the scoring in the game in the 27th second, and then scored in the 27th minute, and goals were scored by Dominique Simon (12), Patric Hornqvist (36) and Jake Gunzel (47). The guests, both goals scored Nick Paul (26, 36).
it is Worth noting that Malkin, in addition to the team, he chalked up an assist and was named first star of the meeting. Now the native of Magnitogorsk, 38 (11+27) points in 26 games of the season and 640 (402 + 638) points in 878 games in the League.
“Pittsburgh” won a third victory in a row and with 52 points up on third place in the Eastern conference, and “Ottawa”, lost three of their last five games, and it is located on 14th place with 37 points.
In the next match of the tournament “penguins” on Friday, January 3, will be “San Jose sharks” and “senators” in the same day will play with the team “Florida Panthers”.