In Canada, during the show “Hockey night” of teleradiosvit CBS held a vote for the best goal of the season in the NHL, which was suspended due to coronavirus. The selection was held in the format of virtual the playoffs throughout the week through fan voting on social networks.
According to its results the winner was 20-year-old Russian forward of “Carolina” Andrey Svechnikov, who scored the puck behind the goal in the style of lacrosse and scored in the final vote, 62% of the vote against 38% in the forward of “Edmonton” Connor McDavid, who scored in the match with “Toronto”.
Svechnikov, being outside the gate “calgary”, picked up the puck on the hook and brought her in “nine”. Such goals are not uncommon at the level of Junior leagues but in the NHL it happened the first time.
Book it. Goal of the year. #LetsGoCanes pic.twitter.com/jIaqbtMjs5
— Carolina Hurricanes (@Canes) October 30, 2019
note that the goal of the defender “Philadelphia” Ivan provorova, occasionally strident was eliminated in the first virtual round of the playoffs, and the forward “Washington” Alexander Ovechkin in the second.