NHL top scorer and teammate Connor MacDavid said of the goal, which Draisaitl used from an almost impossible steep angle and with the skis already clearly behind the goal line. “I put myself in a position where I can surprise the goalkeeper and fire the shot quickly in order to get a chance,” Draysitel said.
On NBCSN, commentators did not believe the shot and goal on Wednesday even after several iterations. “Most of them will never try this shot,” said trainer Dave Tippett.
Draisaitl scored a total of four points in his eighth victory in the eighth duel of the season with Senators over Tim Stützle and placed on McDavid 3-2. Hattrick was his fifth in the National Hockey League career and the second this season in a match against the Senators, against whom he now scored 21 points, more than any other NHL professional active against a single opponent in a single season – and the ninth duel still pending Thursday.
In the past five weeks with the main round matches, the Oilers, also played by Dominic Cahon, have finished second in the Canadian second division table. “I think we can take a few more steps. I think we are on the right track, we are on the right track, but we can simply play better as a team.” It would be a fun final stage and a good final stage of the regular season and then maybe good qualifiers. “
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