Tampa Bay got off to a flying start in the NHL's åttondelsfinal against Columbus. It took the team four minutes to break the shutout behind Sergej Bobrovskij, and when the signal for the first pausvilan went led Victor Hedman, just back after injury, and the other hemmaspelarna 3-0.
But it looked like a sure win when the players came out on the ice again was something else entirely.
Columbus was smoothing out the game and created more chances while Tampa Bay was not allowed to get to as many locations.
in the middle of the second period, but even seven minutes into the slutperioden saw the home team out to be able to ride out the storm with their 3-1 lead. But then put David Savard 2-3), and seven minutes later had Columbus turned the intergenerational to the lead with 4-3.
"I'm proud of the team for when we began to be brought to life, we took over the game," says Foligno to nhl.com.
Ledningsmålet was as polished as important. Of the numerical advantage played Seth Jones, Zach Werenski and Artemij Panarin around the puck so that it again ended up with Jones, with a distinctive, high shot of the cross found the net.
did not help and the overtime of the first miniskräll was a fact. Tampa Bay gets a new chance with the new home game the night of Saturday, Swedish time.
"They did well, they fought hard for 60 minutes," says Hedman to nhl.com.
" It is fortunate that it is not the best of a match without the best of seven. We should learn from our mistakes and make sure we bounce back.
Then it must stjärntrion Nikita Kutjerov, Steven Stamkos and Brayden Point – which together accounted for over 300 points in the tournament – to raise one step. None of them was noted even for a diving pass in the first game.Photo: BRUCE BENNETT
saved 41 shots as the New York Islanders won 4-3 over Pittsburgh.
It was a hard and close match and the home team had a 3-2 lead with 1,5 minute left in the game. Then took Pittsburgh out goalkeeper Matt Murray and receipted by Justin Schultz.
ultimately settled then Josh Bailey for 4.39.
"We haven't played the match we had imagined, but began to take the chances we never took in the past throughout the season," says Lehner to Aftonbladet.
" that's Why Penguins many high-end chances, it felt like I was under attack all the time.
when you bortaslog Winnipeg 2-1 after having turned a 0-1-a disadvantage.
"I think we're working well as a team and keeps us calm the whole time," said the Swedish centre party, Oskar Sundqvist to Aftonbladet.
– Even if they have that 1-0 lead for a very long time, we just play our game and feeding on nicely.
away to Nashville 3-2. The home team took the lead in the first period, Dallas scored in the second. In the last period did Miro Heiskanen 2-1, assisted by John Klingberg. The Norwegian Mats Zuccarello, the newcomer who had just come back after an injury, then made 3-1. Nashville P K Subban put the team's final goal after 13.24, assisted by Mattias Ekholm.
San Jose won as expected the home match against Vegas 5-2, after having been 3-0 7.44 check in the second period. Stjärnbacken Erik Karlsson accounted for two assists.
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