Svechnikov scored a pair of goals in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Bruins. Svechnikov provided all of Carolina's offense in the loss with a pair of third-period goals -- including a power-play tally. The 22-year-old winger now has three goals and an assist in the series after he was held off the scoresheet in the last three contests. Svechnikov finished the regular season with a career-best 30 goals and 39 assists.
Svechnikov's in the projected lineup for Monday's Game 1 against Boston. Svechnikov will suit up for the series opener against Boston after being rested in the regular-season finale. He's expected to skate on the top line alongside Sebastian Aho and Seth Jarvis.
Svechnikov (rest) is expected to sit as a healthy scratch for Thursday's regular-season finale against the Devils, NHL..com's Walt Ruff reports. Svechnikov will get the night off against New Jersey, but he'll be back in the lineup for Game 1 of Carolina's first-round matchup with the Bruins. The 22-year-old winger will finish the regular season with 30 goals and 69 points through 78 contests.
Svechnikov had a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win over the Rangers on Tuesday. It's his second-straight two-point game. Svechnikov has real chemistry with Sebastian Aho and rookie Seth Jarvis, and the trio combined for seven points Tuesday. Svechnikov has a career-high 29 goals, 38 assists (66 points) and 231 SOG in 71 games.
Svechnikov scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist, added four PIM and levied three hits in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Ducks. Svechnikov quickly opened the scoring 1:17 into the first period, and he helped out on a Jordan Martinook goal before the intermission. In his last nine games, Svechnikov has five goals and four assists, including four multi-point efforts. The 22-year-old winger is up to 28 tallies, a career-high 64 points, 227 shots on net, 173 hits, 75 PIM and a plus-18 rating through 70 appearances.
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