Panarin's Goal Helped the Rangers Beat a New NHL Club
"Seattle" played host to the New York "Rangers" in a regular season NHL game at Climate Pleasure Arena. "The Rangers" defeated "Seattle" in the match. The encounter ended with a 3-1 scoreline.
The score opened in the third minute of the game, Chris Kreider sent the puck into the net after a Barkley Goodrow pass to give "the Rangers" the lead. The next goal came midway through the second period, with Jordan Eberle netting the equalizer after assists from Jaden Schwartz and Adam Larsson. The New York team managed to guarantee a win only in the final ten minutes of the game. First, Adam Fox delivered a pass from Artemiy Panarin, and six minutes later Barkley Goodrow slotted the puck into an empty net.
Russian Rangers goalie Igor Shesterkin, who was on the floor for all three periods, saved 31 shots on goal during the game.
Since the start of the season, Panarin has scored eight points in nine games, one goal and seven assists.
"The Rangers" are third in the Capital One standings with 13 points in nine games. "Seattle" is seventh in the Pacific Division with seven points. The New York club's next game is an away game against "Vancouver" on Wednesday night, while "Seattle" will face "Edmonton" on Tuesday night on the road.
"Seattle" is in its first season in the NHL, having presented the club last summer. "Seattle" is the second newcomer to the NHL in the last five years. In 2017, the league was joined by Vegas, which reached the Stanley Cup final in its debut season.