Dallas had prior to Saturday's matches, the chance to snatch from slutspelskampen and put themselves in a more comfortable position for the final push. But at home against Pittsburgh, it was a loss with 2-3.
in målprotokollet, but when Pittsburgh for the third time took the lead four minutes into the slutperioden, could Dallas not to come back yet again and may restlessly look down in the table.
– It is definitely a disappointment, but I feel that we still have good confidence in the team and in the talking in the dressing room, " says Dallas Swedish defenseman John Klingberg to the press on the spot after the match.
Next up is Winnipeg for Dallas, Winnipeg and with the night's victory against Nashville became quite clear for the playoffs.
the Trio who are chasing Dallas are Colorado, Arizona and Minnesota.
the victory took the Colorado up in the important eighth position in the table, which gives the final wild card spot.
4-2 against Chicago was enough to go past a Minnesota that fell with the whole 5-1 away against Carolina. Lucas Wallmark was one of the Carolinaspelarna that destroyed The day. 23-year-old put 4-1 with eleven minutes left to play.
Arizona, that goes heavy for the moment, has four straight losses. Away against New Jersey, it was 1-2 after penalties. Swedish backstjärnan Oliver Ekman-Larsson gave the guests the lead early in the first period, but the joy was short-lived when Drew Stafford, united states, scored for New Jersey in the same period, and then got to see their team win.
"I think we made a good effort, and fought, but perhaps it was not our best effort of the season," says the Arizona Niklas Hjalmarsson to the press after the match.
He still sees positively at the future.
" the Point we got could be important in the end, so we continue to be positive and know that it will be a battle to the last.