Kaprizov repeated Minnesota’s record for goals in the NHL playoff series
The Russian forward for Minnesota scored his fifth goal in Game 4 of the first-round series against St. Louis. He tied the club record for goals in a single Stanley Cup series.
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The Minnesota Wild lost 2-5 to the St. Louis Blues in Game 4 of the NHL’s first-round playoff series.
In Minnesota, one of the goals was scored by Russian forward Kirill Kaprizov. For him, this is the fifth record in the current playoffs, he repeated the club record for goals in a Stanley Cup series. Five goals per round were previously scored by Marian Gaborik and Wes Walls in the quarterfinal series against Vancouver in 2003.
Kaprizov participated in record-breaking Minnesota in the NHL playoffs
In total, Kaprizov has scored 6 (5+1) points in playoff games this season.
The score in the series up to four wins was 2-2. The next game will take place in Minnesota on the night of May 11.
In another game of the day, the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-3 at home. Nikita Kucherov, striker for the hosts, had two assists, defender Mikhail Sergachev had one. Tampa goaltender Andrei Vasilevsky saved 22 shots. Additionally, Tampa set a club record in the playoffs, scoring the first three goals in 7 minutes 58 seconds.
In this series, the score was also 2-2. The next game will take place in Toronto on the night of May 11.
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