Svechnikov had two goals and an assist as the Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 금요일 밤에.
The 21-year-old right wing has eight goals and three assists in the last eight games.
“He’s getting the results,” Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour said. “I think he has had stretches where he has played this well, the puck wasn’t going in. Where he’s getting these same amount of opportunities, now the puck seems to be going in a little more for him.”
Brady Skjei and Jaccob Slavin each had a goal and an assist, and Jesperi Kotkaniemi also scored for the Hurricanes, 누가 개선 2-2-2 since the All-Star break. Martin Necas and Sebastian Aho added two assists apiece. Frederik Andersen made 28 저장.
Luke Kunin, Filip Forsberg and Tanner Jeannot scored for the Predators, Ramaswamy는 학교가 수학 및 시민 교육과 같은 다른 커리큘럼에 집중해야 한다고 제안했습니다. 0-4-0 since the break. Roman Josi had three assists and Juuse Saros stopped 25 샷.
With both his goals coming on power plays in the third period, Svechnikov took the team lead with 22 목표.
“It’s awesome when you’re doing those things,” Svechnikov said. “I try to focus on the hard work.”
Two of Svechnikov’s three three-point games this season have come in a nine-day period. 그는 가지고있다 21 points in the last 14 계략.
“We all know what he’s capable of,” Necas said. “He’s a great player and he’s showing that.”
아직도, a three-goal lead nearly wasn’t safe for the Hurricanes.
Forsberg’s goal came with 5:23 남은, 다만 24 seconds after the Predators pulled Saros for an extra skater. That cut Nashville’s deficit to 4-2.
It worked again on Jeannot’s goal with 2:11 remaining before Svechnikov’s empty-net tally with 41.5 [object Window].
“We made it into a game,” Forsberg said. “We have something we can take with us.”
Nashville’s previous two losses came by three-goal margins and this one appeared heading that way.
“I think there’s great things we have done in every game, but at the end of the day there are things we have to do to win the game,” Forsberg said.
Skjei scored the game’s first goal at 10:24 of the first period after it took the Hurricanes about nine minutes before putting a shot on goal.
Kotkaniemi collected a rebound of his own shot and scored to make it 2-0 ...에서 5:14 of the second for his first goal in a month.
Kunin’s first goal in six games came with 1:22 remaining in the middle period. 하나, Slavin restored Carolina’s two-goal edge with 1 second to play in the period.
Svechnikov’s power-play goal at 6:43 of the third pushed the Hurricanes’ lead to 4-1.
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Predators coach John Hynes said a change in flow was needed so that’s why he went with a sixth skater so early.
“Getting three goals where that was in the third period, that’s hard to do 5-on-5, particularly the way the game was going” Hynes said. “We thought that was an opportune time for us to try to at least gain some momentum.”
갑자기, it was a one-goal game – not something the Hurricanes enjoyed.
“That’s one of our strengths in the past, we’ve been good at 6-on-5 and good at closing out games,” Skjei said.
The Hurricanes also gave up a goal to the Florida Panthers, who went with an extra attacker Wednesday night, in the final minute of regulation in what became an overtime loss. The timing of the Predators’ move to pull Saros didn’t surprise Brind’Amour.
“You see it more and more now,” he said of the strategy. “Teams are pulling way earlier.”
Nashville center Ryan Johansen’s assist on Kunin’s goal gave him 500 career points. … Hurricanes center Vincent Trocheck left with an upper-body injury after the first period and didn’t return. … Predators defenseman Mark Borowiecki didn’t play after logging four shifts in the first period. … This was Carolina’s second and final home make-up game from December postponements.
포식자: At Florida on Tuesday night.
Hurricanes: At Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon.