TASS, 9 Oct. “Edmonton” on the road defeated the “new York islanders” with the score 5:2 in the match of National hockey League (NHL). Four goals in the composition of the guests was scored by forward James Neal.
Neal scored on the 18th, 20th, 27th and 47th minutes of the match. Another goal was scored by Zack Kassian (39). The losers the goals were scored by Anthony Boville (15) and Matt Martin (54).
32-year-old Neal became the first player in Edmonton since 1999, who managed to score four goals in the away game. Then scored four times, Russian forward Alexander Selivanov. Neil also became the ninth player in club history, scoring four goals in the match, often it was possible Wayne Gretzky – nine times. The last of the hockey players of “Edmonton” this result was achieved Connor McDavid in season 2017/18.
This season, four goals in one game threw the forward of “Detroit” Anthony manta in the game against “Dallas” (4:3). After meeting with the “Ajlenders” Neal came in first place in the list of snipers, having six goals. It is worth noting that last season, the canadian forward, who played for calgary, he scored only seven goals. Just on account of the Nile 769 matches in the regular championship of NHL and 520 points (276 goals, 244 assists).
Edmonton scored three victories in three matches of the current season and leads the standings in the Western conference. The islanders suffered their second defeat in three games and are on 12th place in Eastern conference. The next meeting Edmonton will hold on 11 October on the road against “new Jersey”. “Islanders” a day later will play against Carolina.