the Last time Boston was in the final of the NHL ice hockey playoffs was in 2011. Then he was with the Bruins, Stanley Cup champion, having turned around and won the finals against Vancouver.
Eight years later, Boston is just two wins from another final. In Sunday's other semifinalmatch against skrällaget Carolina was Boston by far at home in the TD Garden and won by 6-2.
was, once again, forward Marcus Johansson, recruited from New Jersey at the end of February, which has shown great form during the playoffs.
The spelskicklige 28-see her bold fashion work to 1-0 was a real delicacy. Johansson took the puck down in the offensive högerhörn, rounded Carolinas defense with a hefty turn up in the track and frispelade Matt Grzelcyk, who put ledningsmålet after 15.22 in the first period.
At the beginning of the second, Johansson – who scored a goal and an assist in a 5-2 victory in the first semi-final – the puck in the castle from the hill Connor Clifton, who had gone off on an offensive raid. The swede – voted as the man of the match second star – was chilly, fintade shots, and played back to Clifton, who put their first Stanley Cup slutspelsmål in his career up to 3-0 after 3.46.
Boston went up to 6-0 in the third period before Carolina reduced twice at the end. The match ended 6-2, and Boston now has a 2-0 lead in the series in the best-of-seven. Now waiting for two straight games in Raleigh, North Carolina.