The two most beautiful words in the game? Game 7. Good luck to hockey fans, as exciting as SaturdayThree Cam 7s were seen on the same day in the first round.
Boston and Carolina started the game Saturday at the PNC Arena, and like the first six games of the series, the home team won. The Hurricanes beat Stanley Cup ticket to the second round of the playoffs with a 3-2 victory over the Bruins. Max Domi led Carolina with three points, including two goals in the second period. The Hurricanes have now won six games in a row and will next play the winner of the Rangers-Penguins series, which ends in another game 7 on Sunday.
Lightning’s dream of Stanley Cup Three Beat is alive. Left-hander Nicholas Paul scored twice for Bolt in the first two periods – not a bad way to score after his first two seasons. The third period was without a score, but saw many more action. Toronto left the net empty with two minutes left in the game, but their comeback attempt failed. Brighton Point did not see any minute in the last period due to low physical injury. Maple Leafs had 31 shots on goal, but struggled to score due to the solid performance of goaltender Andrei Vasilevsky. Their only goal came in the second period when Morgan Reilly scored 13:25.
Edmonton’s victory over Los Angeles gold medalist Jonathan Quick’s brilliant game exploded through “La Pamba” speakers, who had previously been 4-0 in Game 7. After a goalless first period, Oils scored 24 shots in the second set of 20 minutes. Their first goal came from Cody Ceci – his first goal of the season – with the help of Connor McDowell at 13:15 in the second period. McDowell scored his own unassisted goal in the final minute at 16:07. The Kings tried again but Mike Smith was also difficult to penetrate and did not allow many second chances. Edmonton finished the night favorably with a 41-29 shot.
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