About the League
Week 2 of Parismatch Junior Hockey League came to an end. As per tradition, we present you with its numbers and most memorable highlights.
36 games took place last week in JHL last week. A total of 788 players participated in them (55 goaltenders, 274 defensemen and 459 forward).
Home teams won 21 games in regulation and 2 more in the shootout. The visitors won 10 games in regulation, 1 in overtime and 2 more in the shootout.
208 goals were scored last week, 3 of which were empty-netters. Home teams scored 121 goals, while the visitors had 87 tallies. An average of 5.78 goals were scored per game. 158 scored at least one goal.
Semyon Demidov (Russkie Vityazi) and Nikita Shuidin (SKA-Varyagi) led the league in the scoring last week with four goals and two assists each for a total of 6 points. They also led the league in goals.
Most points among defensemen: Vyacheslav Sarayev (Russkie Vityazi) – 4 (1 goal, 3 assists) and his teammate Nikolai Burenov – 4 (0 goals, 4 assists).
The most high-scoring team: Russkie Vityazi Chekhov scored 20 goals.
Overall there were 26 2-goal performances. Ilya Kazakov (HC Kapitan) enjoyed 2 games with 2 goals.
7 goaltenders had shutouts last week – Dmitry Kulikov (JHC Spartak Moscow) twice, Daniil Chechelev (Russkie Vityazi) twice, Konstantin Shostak (Almaz Cherepovets), Artur Akhtyamov (Irbis Kazan), Vladimir Galkin (Avto Yekaterinburg), Dmitry Nikolayev (SKA-1946) and Vsevolod Skotnikov (Krasnaya Armiya Moscow).
Most saves in a single game – Joona Rajala (ORG Junior). On September 9th in the game against Russkie Vityazi Rajala stopped 50 shots.
Most goals took place on 49th minute. It featured 10 goals.
Most popular final score – 3-2. Five games ended with the score.
Quickest goal – Yegor Anisimov (JHC Dynamo St. Petersburg). The forward scored 19 seconds into the game against Taifun Primorie Region on September 10th.
Latest goal – Danil Moskalev (Sakhalinskie Akuly). The defenseman scored against SKA-Varyagi 3-42 into overtime on September 8th.
The teams combined for 1555 penalty minutes (597 – home teams, 558 – visitors). An average of 20.38 penalty minutes was registered per game.
The most penalized game of the week was the one between Russkie Vityazi and ORG Junior, which took place on September 10th. The teams combined for a total of 116 penalty minutes (60 and 56 respectively).
The least penalized games of the week was the ones between Mamonty Yugry and Omskie Yastreby, and between JHC Dynamo St. Petersburg and Taifun Primorie Region. Both games featured just 8 penalty minutes.
Sergei Bolshakov (JHC Dynamo St. Petersburg) led the league in penalty minutes with 36.
SKA-1946 St. Petersburg defenseman made a huge hit in the game against Atlant Moscow Region.
Another clean and powerful hit by Krasnaya Armiya’s Ilya Chaban.
A peculiar incident took place in the game between Russkie Vityazi and Taifun. The puck hit the bar on the rebound off the boards.
Omskie Yastreby and Sputnik Almetyevsk competed in NHL 19 prior to their game.
Ladiya Togliatti goaltender Artyom Zabrodin picked up his first career Junior Hockey League point. He assisted on Danila Lotov’s marker in the game against Sibirskie Snaipery.
Speaking of Sibirskie Snaipery, they scored three goals in a span of 3 minutes and 4 seconds in the game against Togliatti.