About the League
Another week of Parimatch Junior Hockey League came to an end. As per tradition, we present you its numbers and most memorable highlights.
39 games took place in Parimatch Junior Hockey League last week. Overall 785 players stepped on the ice (51 goaltenders, 272 defensemen and 462 forwards).
Home teams won 15 games in regulation and 2 more in the shootout. As for the visitors, they won 19 games in regulation, 2 in overtime and 1 in the shootout.
The teams combined for 191 goals in JHL’s 6th week, 4 of which were empty-netters. Home teams registered 87 goals, while the visitors accounted for 104. An average of 4,90 goals were scored per game. 148 players found the back of the net.
Alexei Tsyplakov (SKA-1946 St. Petersburg) lead the league in scoring past week with 2 goals and 5 assists for 7 points. He also had the most assists and the best rating as he was a plus-8.
Mikhail Bogdashkin (Kuznetskie Medvedi) and Dmitry Semykin (SKA-1946 St. Petersburg) had the most points among defensemen as both registered 0 goals and 4 assists.
SKA-1946 was the most high-scoring team of the week. St. Petersburg scored 20 goals.
6 goaltenders enjoyed shutout wins last week – Denis Popov (Krylia Sovetov Moscow), Artyom Martynov (Amurskie Tigry Khabarovsk), Makar Chufarov (JHC Dynamo St. Petersburg), Yaroslav Ozolin (Reaktor Nizhnekamsk), Konstantin Shostak (Almaz Cherepovets) and Vadim Zherenko (JHC Dynamo Moscow).
Vadim Zherenko (JHC Dynamo Moscow) had the best Goals Against Average with 970. Moscow netminder played 3 games (recording one shutout, 186 minutes) and allowed 3 goals.
Vladislav Pakin (ORG Junior Beijing) stopped the most shots in a single goal. In the game against JHC Dynamo Moscow on October 7th he made 55 saves.
Most goals came in 52nd minute as it featured 10 tallies.
Most popular score was 3-1 as it was registered 6 times.
Anton Lukichyov (Loko Yaroslavl) scored the quickest goal. The defenseman scored 53 seconds in against HC Kapitan on October 10th.
Ivan Nikolayev (Loko Yaroslavl) scored the latest goal. The forward scored the OT-winner in the same game at 61-23.
The teams combined for 1132 penalty minutes, of which home teams accounted for 581, while the visitors had 551. An average of 29.03 penalty minutes were assigned per game.
Most penalized game of the week was the one between Altay Ust-Kamenogorsk and Sibirskie Snaipery, which took place on October 8th. The teams combined for 258 penalty minutes (124 and 134, respectively).
The least penalized games of the week were between ORG Junior Beijing and SKA-1946 St. Petersburg on October 11th, and between HC Kapitan Stupino and Loko Yaroslavl on October 10th.
Both matchups featured just 3 minor penalties.
Savva Dubovitsky (Sakhalinskie Akuly) led the league in penalty minutes with 31.
Chayka Nizhny Novgorod’s defensive model is simple – every plays defense and everyone goes into the net.
There were plenty of great saves last week. Here’s Ivan Gamov robbing Krylia Sovetov Moscow.
Get a load of Chechelev!
Incredible stop by Daniil Chechelev.
However, Chechelev is not omnipotent. Alexei Kapustin scored an absolute beauty on Russkie Vityazi. See for yourself.
Chufarov does the splits
JHC Dynamo St. Petersburg’s Makar Chufar is next on our saves galore.
Ivan Khrunin scored on a shootout attempt Nikita Kucherov style.