OREANDA-NEWS Russian forward of the Colorado Avalanche, Valery Nichushkin, scored a goal in the sixth consecutive game of the National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs. This was reported by the <url> correspondent.

This occurred in an away game against Dallas Stars, on the night of May 8th. The hosts were leading 3-0 when Nichushkin became the author of the first goal for the visitors. After that, he assisted with Cale Makar and Nathan MacKinnon to score another goal, turning the game into overtime. Miles Wood scored for Colorado there.

"Colorado" secured the first victory in the series. The second game will be played in Dallas on May 10th.

In total, Nichushkin has recorded eight goals and an assist in six playoff games of the NHL. He is currently leading the sniper race.