Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen scored a goal and an Assist for the 2:1 lead for the Hurricanes after an early 0:1 residue (3.). And just 66 seconds after the 2:1 out of Teravainen, Greg McKegg with the 3:1 (24.) for the preliminary decision.
Carolina's Captain Justin Williams scored the goal to 4:1 (39.) its already 100. NHL Playoff point. To hit controlled Nino Niederreiter , his third Assist and fourth Skorerpunkt in the current Playoff. The Canton of the Grisons, around 17 minutes on the ice. In the process, he recorded a well-balanced balance sheet. After the 5:1 by Andrei Svechnikov (56.) managed the guests with 69 seconds before the final siren, still a hit, however, was the only result of it is cosmetic.
For Niederreiter, who had only joined a few months ago from Minnesota to the Hurricanes, is the semi-finals with the current Team of the greatest Club success of his career. With Minnesota, he had survived in the NHL Playoffs, the quarter-finals. 2014 best riding Niederreiter in its longest playoff 13 Playoff games when he retired with Minnesota in the quarter-finals. Currently there are "only" eleven for Carolina – Niederreiter for the first time in the semi-finals.
Sixth success in the series for Carolina
For Carolina, it was the sixth Playoff win in a row. The Team had already decided the last two games of the previous series against last year's Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals in his favor.
Carolina won for the first time in its club history, a Playoff series without a defeat. The Islanders, who scored again on the excess Luca Sbisa, remained as the first Team in NHL history to have a Sweep to the Playoff start (against Pittsburgh) in the second series winless.
In the semi-finals it will get to do Carolina with the winner from the duel between the Boston Bruins and the Columbus Blue Jackets (with defender Dean Kukan). In this series, it was on Saturday, Swiss time 2:2. For the Hurricanes it will be after 2002, 2006 and 2009, the fourth Conference Final in the East. (ddu/sda)
Created: 04.05.2019, 09:03 PM