American hockey player Knight is the best scorer in the history of the World Cup


American hockey player Hilary Knight became the best scorer in the history of world championships in Tuesday’s match against Russia (6: 0). The 32-year-old forward contributed her team’s 45th goal to the World Cup in Calgary, beating her famous compatriot Cammi Granat.

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“It’s a magical moment, a dream come true. I hope that a girl will break this record for me again, because that’s what this is about,” Knight said.

At the same time, it is only one point apart from equaling the US productivity record at the World Cup, which Granatová holds with 78 points. Canadian legend Hayley Wickenheiser is the absolute record holder with 86 points.

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The favorite American women in Calgary are attacking the sixth gold medal in the World Cup in a row and have not yet collected in the first three matches of Group A. On Thursday, they will face the home team of Canada and try to stretch the winning series at the championships for 30 matches.

The Czech hockey players play in Calgary in a weaker performance group B and thanks to three wins they have secured their progress to the quarterfinals. He will end his work in the group today at midnight with the Central Committee duel against Germany.

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