NHL: Philadelphia loses with Raffl open air game against Boston

TAHOE, NV - FEBRUARY 20: General view during the first period of the Bridgestone NHL, Eishockey Herren, USA Outdoor game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, February, 20, 2021 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe, Nev. Photo by Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire NHL: FEB 20 Bridgestone NHL Outdoors Saturday - Golden Knights v Avalanche Icon269210220025

Carinthian ice hockey striker Michael Raffl was in action on Sunday evening against an unusual backdrop. Raffl and the Philadelphia Flyers played the NHL open-air game against the Boston Bruins in Lake Tahoe, California, and were beaten 3: 7. The game at 1,900 m above sea level began in the sunshine and ended after dark.

The standout player on the ice was Boston’s David Pastrnak with a hat trick. Due to positive Covid-19 tests, the Flyers had to do without forwards Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek, Travis Konecny, Oskar Lindblom and Scott Laughton as well as defender Justin Braun and thus six regular players. Raffl therefore moved into the second storm line and received over 16 minutes of ice age.

Sunday’s NHL Results: Boston Bruins – Philadelphia Flyers (mit Raffl) 7:3, Washington Capitals – New Jersey Devils 4:3, Ottawa Senators – Montreal Canadiens 3:2 n.V., Vancouver Canucks – Winnipeg Jets 3:4 n.V.


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