The 2020-2021 season of the Blue Jackets can be officially considered a failure, goalkeeper Elvis Merzlikins (Elvis Merzlikins) is eager to move on.
The defeat of the defending Stanley Cup champion mathematically ended the Blue Jacket’s chances of entering the playoffs. This is also the eighth consecutive loss.
Since March 22, the Ohio State Club has been the worst performing team in the National Hockey League. He maintained a very bad 2-13-2 record.
“That’s it. Merzlikins added, I’m telling you the truth, it’s very painful. This is a bad year, I just hope it ends and forget about it. I don’t want to think about this season anymore.”
The Latvian goalkeeper can finally comfort himself by telling himself that if the jacket ends the year at the bottom of the standings. Sophomores have kept 2.93 goals in 23 games this season, while the average scoring has remained .911. When you are training hard, these numbers can be considered respectable. The problem with the blue jacket is more on the offensive side.
Before the conflict with “Bolt”, John Tortorella’s troops maintained an average of 2.73 goals per game. A statistic puts it in the 28th echelon of the Bettman Tour of this kind. Since the beginning of April, the Jackets have averaged only two goals per game.
Fortunately for Merzlikins and his teammates, there are only 7 games left in their 2020-2021 campaign…