Puck Kovalchuk has helped

In a match of the regular championship of National hockey League (NHL) “Montreal Canadiens” away won willed victory over the Buffalo sabres – 3:1. “Bison” suffered a third defeat in a row.

the winners the goals were scored by Russian Ilya Kovalchuk (21st minute), canadian Brendan Gallagher (24) and Slovak Tomas Tatar (59 PV), and the home team the only goal was scored by American Jack Icel (8).

For 36-year-old Kovalchuk, who was named the second star of the meeting, this washer became the eighth of the season. Now his score is 18 (8+10) points in 27 games of the season and 868 (441+427) 907 in the League.

“Montreal” won a third victory in their last five games, and 53 points and is in 11th place in the Eastern conference, and “Buffalo” in it is the line below, having two points less.

In the next match of the regular championship of NHL “Canadiens” on Saturday, February 1, will be “Florida” and”sabres” on the same day will play at home with “Columbus”.