The Washington Capitals might have been demolished 7-2 by the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, but we should still have a tiny Marty Party in the corner.
Rookie defenseman Martin Ferhavry tallied his first NHL point, a secondary assist, on Evgeny Kuznetsov’s third-period goal.
Fehervary tossed the cross-ice breakout pass out of the defensive zone that found TJ Oshie on the right wing. Oshie zoomed into the O-zone and found Kuznetsov driving the net with a perfect sauce pass. The Russian center put a shot on net but it got muffed by a Flyers’ defender. Fortunately, for Kuzy, the biscuit slowly trickled through a caught-off-guard Brian Elliott’s pads and into the back of the net.
The point came in Fehervary’s fifth game in the NHL. He skated on the second pairing with Dmitry Orlov and had 18:14 of ice time and threw three hits.
“I’m happy for the point, but the more important part is we lost the game,” Fehervary said.
Congratulations, Marty! Hopefully, it’s the first of many more.
Headline photo courtesy of NBC Sports Washington
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