A true Swedish pragtpræstation went on the night of Friday in addition to Lars and the Washington Capitals, who lost 5-6 after overtime to the New York Rangers in the best north american however, the NHL.
At Madison Square Garden in New York city was Mika Zibanejad from Sweden, namely in the hoopla and scored an impressive five times for the Rangers.
This overshadowed the he all on the field, including Lars, Or, who, however, contributed with an assist for his team.
It was the first time in his career, that Zibanejad scored five goals in a match - a performance for which the swede did not even do much to talk up.
- today I was at the right place at the right time, he said after the match according to the Swedish news agency TT.
It was Zibanejads second hat trick of the season and fourth of his NHL career. In total, he has scored 38 times this season.
Svenskerens last goal in the match was scored 33 seconds into the overtime, where he secured the team victory.
- In at all, how we among the coaches has it with him, what a great player he is, and what a great person he is. It is just about to sit back and enjoy it, said coach David Quinn at the subsequent press conference.
so far there is no other, who this season has scored five goals in a match.
For the Rangers was the victory very much needed, as the team tries to keep alive the hope to play in the playoffs.