PHILADELPHIA-Jeremy Swayman saved 40 saves in his NHL debut as the Boston Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Swayman, 22, was called on Monday and became the fourth goalkeeper to play for the Bruins this season. Although Boston may have high hopes for the first four rounds of the draft, the Bears may not have expected this news in a short period of time. After Jaroslav Halak tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week, his presence was needed.
Swieman said: “It’s an incredible experience.” “To win in Philadelphia, it means everything.”
The Aviator tested Swellman with 25 shots in the second stage, including a breakthrough by Scott Laughton, who calmly stopped. Hobbi Baker, who was in the finals last season, Sweeman, the best college hockey player at the University of Maine, only needs to save 4 times in the third stage.
Coach Bruce Cassidy (Bruce Cassidy) said: “He deserves better support than we gave, and in the end he won third place.”
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, after his junior high school season with the Black Bears ended early, he chose to skip the last season and signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Bruins. The organization sees him as the future of the team along with Dan Vladar, who also participated in the Bruins’ team due to Tuukka Rask’s undisclosed upper body injury. game. On Monday, Vladar made 29 saves for the Bruins and Flyers.
Swayman said: “This is a game. This is a game I like.” “And I enjoy every second.”
In his final season with the Black Bears, Sweeman scored with an 18:5 average goal rate of 2.07 goals and a save rate of 0.939. He led Maine to finish fourth in the Hockey East with a record of 18-11-5.
Swayman’s efforts made headlines for Patrice Bergeron, who recorded a hat trick and earned 900 professional points in the game. Brad Marchand added a close hand goal as the Bruins won for the second time in three games. Bergeron’s final count was an empty net.
Jakub Voracek (Jakub Voracek) and Shane Gostis (Shayne Gostis) scored for the trapeze here, and teammate Carter Hart (Carter Hart), who has played for more than a month, did not get rid of his own In a sluggish state, he was defeated by Swayman instead.
Ferris wheel forward Oskar Lindblom (Oskar Lindblom) said: “This is a difficult loss, but there are still many points.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.