Askarov became the tenth goalkeeper from Russia who took part in the matches of the current regular season of the National Hockey League. In the match against Montreal, the Russian saved the team from him several times, made a mistake, but in general made a very good impression on the coaching staff.
In total, Askarov saved 31 of 35 shots on goal in the match, as his team lost 3:4.
A goal and an assist from Kirill Kaprizov helped Minnesota beat the New York Islanders 3-1. Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin saved 33 of 35 shots while guard Alexander Romanov made an assist.
“Tampa Bay” overtook “Vancouver” – 5:4. Striker “lightning” Nikita Kucherov scored one of the goals and acted as an assistant. Assisted by defender Mikhail Sergachev. Team goalkeeper Andrey Vasilevsky saved 36 of 40 shots.
As part of Vancouver, Andrey Kuzmenko scored an assist. “Ottawa” defeated “Arizona” – 5:3. One of the goals in the Canadian club belongs to defender Artem Zub.
The assist helped the New York Rangers beat Dallas 2-1. Goalkeeper Igor Shesterkin saved 24 of 25 shots.