The ocean continues regular season 102nd season in the history of the NHL.
Status battle “Washington” and “Tampa Bay” has justified expectations of fans in the second period, “Lightning”, scored four goals, but “capitals” were able to get back in the game. For 53 seconds before the end of the regular playing time Evgeny Kuznetsov sent the game into overtime. However, the last word still remained for the best team of the season – the puck, Victor Hedman at the fourth minute of extra time prolonged a victorious series “Zenith” in six matches.
Toronto scored a strong-willed victory in a guest duel against “Baffalo”. The winning goal in the closing stages of the second period was scored by John Tavares, and finally the fate of the match became clear only for 33 seconds before the final siren, when Zach Hyman scored into an empty net.
Vancouver in scoring the shootout with the “Ottawa” almost lost the advantage to five goals. In the final period, “Senators”, scored four goals in a row, but their attempt to complete a comeback ended with two missed goals in the empty net. The main hero of the match was a 33-year-old Swede, Louis Eriksson scored four points (1+3).
The results of the matches of the day:
Buffalo – Toronto– 2:4 (1:0, 0:2, 1:2)
Washington – Tampa Bay– 4:5 (1:0, 2:4, 1:0, 0:1)
Vancouver – Ottawa– 7:4 (1:0, 3:0, 3:4)
Anaheim – Winnipeg– 0:3 (0:1, 0:0, 0:2)