The two most beautiful words in the game? Game 7. Good luck to hockey fans, Saturday will be full of excitementThree games are played on the same day in the first round.
Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers on ESPN live on ESPN and fuboTV at 10pm (Try it for free) There were blowouts and close games in both arenas, but the main trend was that the first scoring team came out victorious. Edmonton won 4-2 on Thursday to make the 7th game possible. Evander Kane scored two goals in that game, and the Oilers will be key to moving the offense forward. The left-hander has scored seven goals in the series, linking him to Minnesota’s Grill Kaprisov and Pittsburgh’s Jack Quenzel to the NHL lead in this year’s playoffs.
Boston and Carolina started the game Saturday at the PNC Arena, and like the first six games of the series, the home team won. The Hurricanes beat Stanley Cup ticket to the second round of the playoffs with a 3-2 victory over the Bruins. Max Domi led Carolina with three points, including two goals in the second period. The Hurricanes have now won six games in a row and will next play the winner of the Rangers-Penguins series, which ends in another game 7 on Sunday.
Lightning’s dream of Stanley Cup Three Beat is alive. Left-hander Nicholas Paul scored twice for Bolt in the first two periods – not a bad way to score after his first two seasons. The third period was without a score, but saw many more action. Toronto left the net empty with two minutes left in the game, but their comeback attempt failed. Brighton Point did not see any minute in the last period due to low physical injury. Maple Leafs had 31 shots on goal, but struggled to score due to the solid performance of goaltender Andrei Vasilevsky. Their only goal came in the second period when Morgan Reilly scored 13:25.
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