KHL named HC Salavat Yulaev goalkeeper Yuha Metsola best in April
UFA, 22 April 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Natalia Ovcharuk/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
The statistics department of the Central Information Bureau of the Kontinental Hockey League and the analytical evaluation of the matches called the goalkeeper of the Ufa club “Salavat Yulaev” Juha Metsola the best in April. This was reported on the official website of the league.
In four matches, the Finnish Salavat Yulaev player posted a saves percentage of 95,92%, with an average of 49 saves per game (best numbers of April); and a goals-against average of 1.51. Metsola’s longest shutout streak reached 161 minutes and 40 seconds, once again the best numbers of the month.
The 30-year-old Juha Metsola signed a two-year contract with HC Salavat Yulaev in the summer of 2018.