Striker Pittsburgh Penguins Zack Aston-Rees
MOSCOW, May 2 – RIA Novosti. Forward "Pittsburgh Penguins" Zac Aston-Rees received a concussion and a jaw fracture in the third match of the quarterfinal Stanley Cup series against "Washington Capitals", according to the official website of the NHL.
The meeting, held on Tuesday in Pittsburgh, ended with a victory of the guests (4: 3), which led in the series with a score of 2-1.
Aston-Rees came under the power of attack "Washington" Tom Wilson in the middle of the second period and on the ice no longer left. After the match, the head coach "penguins" Mike Sullivan said that the 23-year-old striker will need an operation and he probably will miss the rest of the playoffs.
Aston-Rees made his debut in the current season in the NHL, held 16 games in the regular season and scored 6 points (4 goals and 2 assists). In the playoffs, he spent 9 meetings, writing on his account one scoring pass.