In the regular season of the National hockey League (NHL) “Montreal Canadiens” beat “Vancouver” with the score 3:0 and extended their winning streak to eight matches.
Russian forward Alexander Radulov played only 13 minutes, but managed to throw three times on goal and scored an unusual goal.
Two minutes before the end of the third period, the Canucks took goalie and Radulov ran off with the puck on an empty net. However, on the way to the goal of his violation of the rules was intercepted by Alexander Adler. After a desperate the Russians poke the puck flew into the net, but the referee has confidently fixed a goal.
As it turned out, the violation of Adler pulled on a free throw, but since the goalie in the frame was not, the goal was counted automatically.
This goal was for Alexander Radulov 50th in the NHL. In 164 matches in the League on account of his 60 assists.
Meanwhile, the “Montreal Canadiens” became the second team in NHL history, which managed to win nine of first 10 games two seasons in a row.