Hockey prediction Barzel has 0+18 in 17 matches of the season. Earlier in NHL history, only 4 forwards had 18+ assists at the time of the 1st puck

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Islanders forward Matthew Barzal extended his goalless streak to 17 games with 18 assists.

The striker of the club from Long Island assisted partners twice in the NHL regular season match with Ottawa (4:2).

In 17 matches of the current season he has 18 (0+18) points.

In NHL history before him, there were only 4 cases when forwards handed out so many assists before scoring the first goal of the season.

These are Alex Delvecchio (Detroit, 1969/70, 30 games, 0 + 22; in the 31st match he scored a double, in the 32nd - a hat-trick), Martin Erat (Washington, 2013/14, 50 games, 0+21), Andrew Cassels (Hartford, 1994/95, 25 games, 0+20) and Marcel Dionne (Detroit, 1973/74, 20 games, 0+18).

Dan Bourbonnais (Hartford, 1983/84, 35 games, 0+16) set the NHL record for most assists in a season with no goals by a forward.

Among the forwards who have played 50 games prediction by contacts with hockey picks or more - Ville Leino (Buffalo, 2013/14, 58 games, 0 + 15).

Defenders include Jimmy Thomson (Toronto, 1947-48, 59 games, 0+29). In the XXI century - Mike Reilly (Ottawa and Boston, 2020/21, 55 games, 0 + 27).
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