The third kvartsfinalmötet in the Eastern Conference have long been a smooth history.
After the two played periods was the position 2-2.
" We always think that we can win the next match. Unfortunately, we have not gotten to it in recent matches. But we had 2-2 before the third period and I thought it went well, I had done some rescues. But everything was settled by that situation. I bungled it, " says Robin Lehner to the press after the match.
occurred halfway into slutperioden. Lehner tried to clear behind the goal, but succeeded no better than the finn, Sebastian Aho was able to catch the puck in the air and find Justin Williams in a quick pass. He could then put the puck behind Lehner in goal.
"It was a mistake, I take on me," said Lehner told reporters after the match.
" We had our chances, and they had many good chances, the whole (the loss) was a result of the thing.
that play was picked Lehner of the ice to increase the Team's chances for equalization. But that move didn't then Carolina instead could quickly poke out two pucks in the empty cage.
the Match finished 5-2 to the Carolina, which now leads kvartsfinalserien 3-0.
the Teams meet next time during the night Saturday, Swedish time, even when on the Carolinas home. If there will be a fourth victory for Carolina, the team is ready for the semifinals.