the Favorites continue to fall in the hockeyns the Stanley Cup. After Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh, Calgary and Winnipeg have been knocked out already in the first slutspelrundan, the second leg, was Nashville's next star-studded team to go out.
the Predators, who won their division in the league, lost 2-4 in the best-of-seven matches against a wildcard team in Dallas. Matchhjälte in the sixth game, which went to the extension after the 1-1 in regular time, was two-time world CUP-guldbacken John Klingberg.
got the puck from the Russian forwardsstjärnan Alexander Radulov and pulled out a wrist shot from the right tekningscirkeln. Nashville Mattias Ekholm took precedence over his Finnish goalkeeper Pekka Rinne who got to see the puck go in the net to the left, 17.02 in the fourth period.
" Awesome, so clearly, we had a couple of chances... We had a good advantage, and a great goalie (Ben Bishop, saved 47 shots), who went on to save the. I saw an area there and got a good pass of the ”Line”, says John Klingberg in an interview on the NHL's website.
the Goal was Klingberg's second Stanley Cup slutspelsmål in his career, almost exactly three years after the first one (against Minnesota on april 24, 2016).
the last two NHL seasons, kvartsfinalmöter now St Louis. The Blues surprised everyone and beat out the fjolårssemifinalisten Winnipeg in its åttondelsfinal.
" We need to take us further from this (the win against Nashville) pretty fast. We know how good the Blues is... We'll enjoy this today and then look ahead to the second round, " says Klingberg.
Nashville's exodus means that forwardsspelarna Filip Forsberg, Viktor Arvidsson and Calle Hook, and hill Mattias Ekholm may be relevant for games with Tre Kronor at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Slovakia starting in just over two weeks.
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