With the Edmonton Oilers Driest had to be beaten away on Wednesday (local time) away the St. Louis Blues with 2: 4 (1: 2, 1: 1, 0: 1). Driest had achieved in the first third with the 1: 2 connection goal 24. Saisontor. Thus, Germany’s athletes of the year 2020 remain the best scorer of the league and is at the same time the first player of the Oilers with 24 goals in the first 30 games since the legendary Wayne Gretzky (25 in 1987/88).
The defeat could not prevent Driest. We made some mistakes and have fallen so early, said Edmonton’s Coach Dave Tippet: We bumped a bit, after eleven days without a game was not ideal.
Due to the many Corona cases in the NHL many games have been laid, the Christmas holiday rested completely. For Driest and the Oilers was the game in St. Louis the first since the 18th of December.
Teen Peter completes his first 16 NHL minutes
The Buffalo Sabers are also affected by Corona cases. To strengthen your squad, Sabers invoked the German international John-Jason Peter into her bid. The 19-year-old native of Munich completed his first game in the NHL against the New Jersey Devils. Peter was 16 minutes on the ice, but remained without goal or template. The Sabers lost 3: 4 (0: 2, 2: 0, 1: 2). Peter had started the season at Farm Team Buffalo’s.
Tor wart Philipp Grubber had to accept with the Seattle Kraken a 2: 3 (1: 1, 0: 0, 1: 1) home defeat after extension against the Philadelphia Flyers. After 2:14 minutes in the extra period succeeded by the guests of the winner. Grubber parishes 19 of the 22 shots on his gate.
League reduces quarantine time for symptom-free players
As before the NFL and the NBA has now also reduced the NHL the quarantine time for positive to Corona players who are symptom-free. Affected professionals only have five to go in quarantine until five years old instead of so far. The league follows the new guidelines of the US Health Authority CDC. After leaving the quarantine, the players will have to take into account a mask obligation of five days. The thing is tricky through the fact that there are seven Canadian teams in the NHL — and north of the US border continue to apply stricter quarantine rules.