The German superstar Leon Draisaitl won the decisive seventh game against the Los Angeles Kings 2-0 with the Edmonton Oilers. In the quarter -finals, the Oilers are dealing with the Canadian rival Calgary Flames or the Dallas Stars, in this series it is currently 3: 3.
With his ninth scorer point in the running play-offs, Draisaitl prepared the lead goal by Cody Ceci in the second third. His congenial teammate Connor McDavid marked the final score, the Canadian already brings it to 14 scorer points in the championship round.
Draisaitl only survived the first play-off round with his club for the second time. The big goal of the Cologne native, who had set up personal best stamps (55 goals and 55 assists) in his eighth NHL, is the title.
Hurricanes brake Boston Bruins
Defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning also made it clear to the quarter -finals through the 2-1 game seven in the Maple Leafs. The decisive player at Lightning was Nicholas Paul, who first took the lead and then countered Morgan Rielly’s compensation gate. For Toronto it was the dramatic continuation of the game-seven rush.
Meanwhile, the Carolina Hurricanes are also a round through the 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins. Teuvo Teravainen and Max Domi laid the foundation stone for progress, which at the end of the first or beginning of the second third.