Kytnar: The first NHL game I enjoyed, it was exciting

NEW YORK – Slovak hockey striker Milan Kytnár (22) made his debut on Thursday night in the jersey of the Edmonton Oilers in the NHL. Oilers on home ice succumbed New Jersey Devils 1: 2 after extra time, Kytnar played 5:31 minutes and fired one shot on goal Devils.

Slovak centers currently operating in lower ECHL team in Stockton Thunder, where fourteen duels scored eight points. Occupation kytnar was the Oilers emergency solution because the farm pulled Ryan O’Marra ill and it no longer had enough time to call another player from the team AHL Oklahoma City Barons. Edmonton center forward drafted in 2007 in the fifth round of a total of 127thposition.

Kytnar the offspring of hockey in Topolcany, first went overseas before the season 2007/2008. To its credit he has three years in the WHL, AHL in farming played for Oklahoma City Barons 85 duels base part. In this competitive year he graduated from the AHL 7 matches in the ECHL for Stockton Thunder took the 9 meetings.

On Wednesday, had behind him a long day. With teammates from Stockton traveled to Alaska to match ECHL. Of Stockton, where woke up about 3:30 in the morning hours, the Thunder flew to Sacramento and then to Seattle. There is Kytnar learned the news.

“It was the ninth. They told me that you called. I thought I’d go to Oklahoma to AHL.General manager but he said ‘no. Not to Oklahoma. It will Edmonton.’Odvetil I told him to get off me not shoot. He gave me but luggage and tickets to Edmonton, “ described the moments before the occupation the newspaper Edmonton Sun Kytnar.

Normally, lead Oilers in an emergency summons to the first team one of the players Oklahoma City. However, this time there was a problem with their move to Edmonton, given the chance kytnar. Oilers lineup did not want to duel with eleven attackers.

“at the airport I waited five hours on the flight, I flew on 14.30. My meal before the game was just salmon and rice.The stadium, I got about 18.30, eight minutes before the start rozkorčuľovania “ described below Kytnar.

he skated with the number 64, by the second substitutions you formed good opportunity to second period sent to Bena Eagera opportunities.

“After the first alternation I felt the ice very well. This match I’ve properly enjoyed. It was really exciting for me. Something amazing, “ said the Edmonton Sun Kytnar.

” He played a good match. Can play well on both ends of the rink. Still dreaming. He is a young player.Still has a rich career, “ said coach Tom Renney.

Kytnar suspect that another chance in the Oilers this season does not get it.

” If it will be, I will rejoice in the fact that they called me and gave me the opportunity to play this game. Will now be able to truly say that I have played in the NHL, “ added Kytnar.

As informs the press office” Oilers “via Twitter on Thursday, the center joins a team-mate California Stockton, Anchorage Alaskan town where night off against local clubs Alaska Aces.