The fewer the Slovaks are in the NHL, the more they wear the Stanley Cup

BRATISLAVA. In the evening, Marián Gáborík received a diamond ring dedicated to the winner of Stanley Cup, tonight, on the ice in the first formation of Los Angeles, on the opening match of the new NHL season against San Jose. Four fights start with the new year of the best hockey league of the planet. Even though the Slovaks are still less in the NHL, they still watch it. FirstHow many Slovaks will play in the new season?

Just before the start of the season there are twelve, nine with one-way contracts and three with two-way (Tomáš Jurčo, Richard Pánik and Marko Daňo). > A great piece managed 19-year-old Daň, who completed his first career camp and immediately held up in the first team of Columbus.

During the season, Martin Marinčin could also jump in the NHL season Edmontone said sympathetically), Marek Hrivík (from the NY Rangers camp fell out last minute), goalkeeper Peter Budaj (season starts at the farm) and veteran Michal Handzuš, waiting for the offer of the overseas. No massive But the increase is not outlined. Fourteen Slovaks played in the NHL last year, now the numbers will be similar.Eleven years ago they were 38. Gáboríkov goal 7 seconds before the end of the match in Anaheim.

The fewer Slovak hockey players in the NHL are playing, the more often this is the trophy in our summer celebrations.

Since 2008, Stanley’s Cup has not been one time in Slovakia (2012). Marián Hossa and Tomáš Kopecký, once Miroslav Šatan, Zdeno Chara, Michal Handzuš and last time Marián Gáborík have brought it twice.

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