Another bang is a fact in the stanley cup playoffs in hockey. After Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Nashville all have been knocked out against worse ranked teams in the regular season came probably the biggest hill.
Washington, less than a year ago champion team, lost to Carolina, with an anonymous spelartrupp not winning the Stanley Cup in 13 years, in the seventh and decisive final – 3-4 after extra time on hemmais.
" It's hard work. The first two periods, dominated the we. It was a cruel round series. Very hard graft and broken hearts, " says Washington's forwardsstjärna and the captain of the team Alexander the national hockey league to the NHL's website.
had starry Capital management with both 2-0, following a 1-0-goal by Andre Burakovsky – and went to 3-1 when Carl Hagelin played until Yevgeny Kuznetzov in the second period. Carolina, with Lucas Wallmark as the center and the only swede in the team, reduced to 2-3 at the end of the other by the Finnish Teuvo Teräväinen and receipted at the beginning of the third by assistant captain, Jordan Staal, and took the match to the extension.
" We got a mardrömsstart. It didn't look good at all. But we have been pretty damn good to hunt the whole season and we did with success also now, " says Wallmark to Aftonbladet.
In the fifth period, after a total of 91.05 minutes of effective play, played the 37-year-old team captain Justin Williams, who was with the when Carolina surprisingly won the Stanley Cup in 2006, forward Brock McGinn to 4-3 and visiting new slutspelsskräll was a fact.
"We got into some incredibly important goals of our high rollers, and saw some huge saves from Petr (Mrazek, goalie)," says Justin Williams to the NHL's website.
another skrällag, Robin Lehners New York Islanders that knocked out Pittsburgh in four straight matches, in kvartsfinalserien best-of-seven starting the night on Saturday, Swedish time.
Washington's pullout could mean more stars in the Three Crowns during the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Slovakia in may. André Burakovsky showed that he is hot by putting the match's first goal. Also, Carl Hagelin played solidly, and was appointed one of the match's best player. Assistant captain and stjärncentern Nicklas Backstrom had two shots on goal, but remained speechless.
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