After a humiliation on the ice in the previous NHL fight bad Frederik Andersen to play again the day after.
The Danish landsholdsmålmand Frederik Andersen should really be saved in the NHL-the fight at home against the Colorado Avalanche on the night of Thursday local time.
But the Toronto Maple Leafs-keeper insisted on playing the match, and it ended with a defeat of 1-3.
the Reason for the request for playing time from Frederik Andersen to be found in a humiliating defeat the day before in the entire 1-6 for Philadelphia Flyers.
In the battle ravaged Frederik Andersen and the Toronto crew at the post 1-1 all five goals in the last ten minutes of the third period.
the Plan was then to let Frederik Andersen get some rest and use the reserve Michael Hutchinson, but the dane had a second wish.
Toronto-coach Sheldon Keefe telling, according to the NFL's website, to Frederik Andersen came over to him after 1-6-the defeat away to Philadelphia and asked to play again the day after.
- After the way we lost in the latest battle, then I would out to fight along with the guys. It was therefore, I asked to play.
- I think we responded well again. We played well, the opponent took just a road to victory, says Frederik Andersen nhl.com.
the Dane was noted for 27 saves in the match against Colorado, and he was praised by the team captain, John Tavares.
He is a real leader for us, he is one of the best in the league. There is no doubt about his commitment and self-confidence. He shows the way forward for us and is a backbone of our team.
- He played well and gave us a good chance to win the fight. It was just too bad that we are not rewarded him with a victory, " says Tavares.
In one of the other matches delivered Lars Or a nice assist for the Washington Capitals, who won 3-1 over the Los Angeles Kings.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 05 December 2019, 11:00