About the League
Sixth 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.
36 games took place in Parimatch Junior Hockey League regular season in the past seven days. A total of 693 players participated in the games, including 50 goaltenders, 237 defensemen and 406 forwards.
Home team won 17 games in regulation and four in the shootout. The visitors enjoyed 13 wins in regulation in two more in overtime.
The teams combined for 215 goals in the past seven days, three of which were scored on the empty net. Home team netted 116 goals, while the visitors had 99. An average of 5.97 goals was featured per game. 156 players scored at least a goal.
Top-scorer of the week – Nikita Lukhovskoy (JHC Dynamo Moscow) with 8 (6 goals, 2 assists) points. He also led the league in goals with six.
Most assists – Maxim Makhrin and Daniil Gutik (both JHC Dynamo Moscow), Stepan Nikulin (Loko Yaroslavl) and Ivan Zinchenko (Russkie Vityazi). The players registered five assists each.
Most points among defensemen – Oleg Nazarov (Ladiya Togliatti) with 4 (2 goals, 2 assists) points and Vladislav Gertsik (Almaz Cherepovets) with 4 (0 goals, 4 assists) points.
Most productive teams – SKA-1946 St. Petersburg and JHC Dynamo Moscow. Players of the teams combined for 16 goals.
Most productive line – Kondyrev-Prischepov-Urulin (Russkie Vityazi) and Kisakov-Makhrin-Lukhovskoy (JHC Dynamo Moscow). Both lines combined for five goals.
Three hat-tricks were registered last week. Azat Kutayakov (Stalnye Lisy Magnitogorsk), Alexander Gordin (SKA-1946 St. Petersburg) and Nikita Lukhovskoy (JHC Dynamo Moscow) had one each. 2-goal performances were registered 20 times.
Five netminders posted shutouts – Semyon Vyazovoy (Tolpar Ufa), Damir Shaimardanov (HC Kapitan Stupino), Eriks Vitols (HK Riga), Andrei Mishurov (Omskie Yastreby) and Dmitry Menshatov (JHC Dynamo Moscow).
Best Goals Against Average – Kirill Samsonov (Krasnaya Armiya Moscow) with 1.30. The goaltender played three games (184 minutes) and allowed four goals.
Most saves in a single-game were made by Daniil Chechelev (Russkie Vityazi). In the game against JHC Spartak Moscow on October 16th the goaltender made 43 saves.
Most productive minute was 49th
as it featured eight goals.
Most popular final scores were 3-1 and 5-1 as they were registered five times each.
Best in plus/minus category – Arman Iritsyan (JHC Dynamo Moscow) with plus-7.
The quickest goal was scored in the game between Almaz Cherepovets and Russkie Vityazi on October 12th. Cherepovets forward Nikita Guslistov found the back of the net 18 seconds in.
The latest goal was scored in the game between Almaz Cherepovets and Amurskie Tigry Khabarovsk on October 18th. Cherepovets forward Maxim Nevolin scored at 63-36.
A total of 1017 penalty minutes were allocated (446 – home, 571 – visitors). An average game featured 28.25 penalty minutes.
The most penalized game was the one between Krasnaya Armiya Moscow and Mikhailov Academy Tula, which took place on October 13th. The teams combined for 135 (54-81) penalty minutes.
Grigory Babushkin (Mikhailov Academy Tula) and Ilya Ovechkin (Taifun Primorie Region) led the league in penalty minutes. Both players were given 31 penalty minutes.
It’s not always easy to score from a meter away!
Russkie Vityazi forward Semyon aka Do It All Yourself Demidov and his phenomenal solo dash.
Avto Yekaterinburg goaltender Mikhail Isayev did everything he could to end Irbis Kazan winning streak.
Taifun Primorie Region defenseman Daniil Molodtsov made his opponent spin.
The matchup between Krasnaya Armiya Moscow and Mikhailov Academy Tula turned out to be very emotional.
Taifun Primorie Region forward Ruslan Abdullayev was ready to fight all five opposing skaters.
Top-scorer of the league Ruslan Abrosimov put on several incredible moves and scored an absolutely fantastic goal.