One goal and two assists by Russian Aleksey Yashin from the NHL /National Hockey League/ "NY Islanders" club helped his team to rock "Boston Bruins" 8:4. The team's goaltender Chris Osgood also contributed a lot to the victory and had 39 saves out of 43 attempted goals. Thus, "NY Islanders" added the 5th victory to its winning streak.
The active winner of the Stanley Cup "Detroit Red Wings" lost in all senses to "Phoenix Coyotes" 1:4. The Red Wings has been recently playing unsteadily, by shifting from confident victories to embarrassing losses and back.
Russian Sergey Gonchar from "Washington Capitals" scored the only two goals in the game against "Columbus Blue Jackets". Nevertheless, the Capitals failed to win and the game ended in a tie 2:2.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba believes that "Crimea has already become a" suitcase without a handle” for Russia