About the League
Fifth week of 2019-20 Parimatch Junior Hockey League regular season came to a close. As always we present you its facts, numbers and most vivid moments.
34 games took place in Junior Hockey League in the past seven days. There were also four forfeits. A total of 582 players participated in the games, including 47 goaltenders, 202 defensemen and 333 forwards.
Home side won 16 games in regulation, two in overtime and one more in the shootout. The visitors enjoyed 10 wins in regulation, one in overtime and four in the shootout.
The teams combined for 200 goals over the past seven days, three of which were empty-netters. Home team registered 114 tallies, while the visitors accounted for 86. An average of 5.26 goals was scored per game. A total of 140 players had at least one goal.
Top-scorers – Maxim Nevolin (Almaz Cherepovets) with 7 (3 goals, 4 assists) points and Andrei Panchuk (Chayka Nizhny Novgorod) with 7 (2 goals, 5 assists) points.
Most goals – Nikita Lukhovskoy (JHC Dynamo Moscow) and Konstantin Lukin (Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk) with 5 goals each.
Most assists – Maxim Makhrin (JHC Dynamo Moscow) with 6.
Most points among defensemen – Miks Tumanovs (HK Riga) with 6 (1 goal, 5 assists) points.
Most productive team – Chayka Nizhny Novgorod and JHC Dynamo Moscow. Each team scored 18 goals.
Most productive line – Kisakov-Makhrin-Lukhovskoy (JHC Dynamo Moscow). The line combined for six goals.
One hat-trick was registered by Dmitry Zaitsev (Russkie Vityazi). There were 18 2-goal performances. Konstantin Lukin (Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk) and Nikita Lukhovskoy (JHC Dynamo Moscow) had scored two goals in a game two times.
Four netminders registered shutout wins – Nikita Mukhametdinov and Ilya Stupin (both – Mamonty Yugry), Eriks Vitols (HK Riga) and Ivan Sapozhnikov (JHC Dynamo St. Petersburg).
Best Goals Against Average – Eriks Vitols (HK Riga) with 1.30. The goaltender played four games (230 minutes) and allowed five goals.
Most saves in a single-game were made by Nikita Tulinov (Sibirskie Snaipery). In the game against Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk, which took place on October 5th, he stopped 51 shots.
Most productive minute was 45th
as it featured eight goals.
Most popular final score – 2-1 as it was registered four times.
Best in plus/minus category – Oleg Gofman (JHC Dynamo Moscow) and Alexei Yegorov (SKA-1946 St. Petersburg) with plus-7.
The quickest goal was scored in the game between SKA-Varyagi and Krasnaya Armiya Moscow on October 9th. Daniil Anop scored for Moscow 34 seconds into the game.
The latest goal was scored in the game between Sibirskie Snaipery and Stalnye Lisy Magnitogorsk on October 9th. Magnitogorsk forward Azat Kutayakov hit the twine at 64:01.
A total of 883 penalty minutes (369 – hosts, 514 – visitors) was allocated in the past seven days. An average of 23.24 penalty minutes was registered per game.
The most penalized game of the week was the one between Almaz Cherepovets and HC Kapitan on October 8th. The teams combined for 67 (10 and 57 respectively) penalty minutes.
The least penalized game of the week was the one between SKA-Varyagi and Krasnaya Armiya Moscow on October 8th. The teams were assigned just eight (0 and 8 respectively) penalty minutes.
The most penalized player of the week was Alexander Scherbakov (SKA-Varyagi). He accumulated a total of 27 penalty minutes in seven days.