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Svechnikov scored the 20th goal of the NHL season and repeated the club record


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Moscow, February 22 – Carolina Hurricanes Russian forward Andrei Svechnikov has reached 20 goals in the 2022/23 National Hockey League (NHL) regular season.
And in the match against the “St. Louis Blues” the Russian scored a goal in the second minute. This puck was his twentieth of the season. And in the eighth minute of the meeting, Svechnikov scored a double and crossed the 20-goal mark.

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For the “Carolina” striker, the current season is the fifth in his career. In four of the five tournaments, Svechnikov scored at least 20 goals. The Russian became the seventh player in franchise history, including the Hurricanes and Hartford Whalers, who played in the NHL before moving to Raleigh, to score 20 goals in four of his first five seasons in the league.
Andrei Svechnikov is 22 years old. Against St. Louis, he tied the franchise record for most seasons with 20 or more goals among players 22 and under. Previously, this achievement was presented to Sylvain Turgeon, Ron Francis and Sebastien Ahu.

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