The coach of the “Columbus blue Jackets” John Tortorella expressed the opinion that his team will not stand a chance in the series of the first round of the playoffs of the National hockey League (NHL) with the “Tampa Bay lightning” (4:3), if the goalkeeper of the team Sergei Bobrovsky will not play as at the end of the first match.

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“The Game Is Bobrovsky? It’s simple: we will not have a chance if Sergei won’t play the way he acted the last 40 minutes”, — quotes the expert an official site “the blue Jackets”.

He also noted that his team does not intend to rest on our laurels after our success in last meeting.

“Immediately begin to prepare for the second match,” added Tortorella.

Earlier it was reported that the transfer by Artemiy Panarin helped “Columbus” to come forward in a series with “Tampa” in the NHL.