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Russian goalie Pass helped the Rangers win the NHL playoffs

Shesterkin’s pass helped the Rangers tie the series with Pittsburgh

With an assist and 31 saves from Russian goalie Igor Shesterkin, the Rangers defeated Pittsburgh on the road to extend their first-round playoff streak into Game 7.

Igor Shesterkin (Photo: Joshua Sarner/Icon Sportswire/Imago Images/Global Look Press)

The New York Rangers won in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup first round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The match, held in Pittsburgh, ended with a score of 5:3.

Mika Zibanejad (minutes 26 and 27), Chris Kreider (minutes 34 and 59) and Andrew Kopp (60, to an empty goal) scored as part of the guests. The Penguins scored goals with Jeff Carter (15), Brian Rast (16) and Evgeni Malkin (37).

Panarin and Shesterkin helped the Rangers beat Pittsburgh in the playoffs

Rangers’ goal was defended by Russian goalkeeper Igor Shesterkin, who saved 31 of 34 opponents’ shots. In the episode with his team’s third goal, Shesterkin provided an assist.

New York lost the series 1-3, but was able to turn the tide of the matchup and take it to Game 7, which will take place in New York on May 16.

Based on NHL regular season results, Shesterkin was nominated for two prestigious awards: the Hart Memorial Trophy and the Vezina Trophy. The first prize is awarded to the player who has made the greatest contribution to his team’s success, and the second prize is awarded to the NHL’s best goaltender of the season.


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