Through the 6: 3 home win against the best team of Western Conference, the Colorado Avalanche around the Augsburger Nico Sturm, the Oilers have at least two in three in the Pacific Division.
Four games before the end of the main round is the lead on the Los Angeles Kings also four points, so that the Oilers are expected to go with a home advantage in the play-off duels with the kings. There is among other things, the former ice hockey national coach Marco storm in the coaching staff. The Avalanche were certainly qualified for the play-offs before the game.
In a perfect world we would have wanted a slightly balanced season.
“In a perfect world, we would have wanted a slightly balanced season,” said Draisaitl on Friday evening (local time): “But that’s how it runs sometimes. At the end of the day we are in it, that’s where we are here.” The German superstar was not a fight announcement after the dissolved play-off ticket, “we are still far away from finishing.”
Draisaitl prepared the gateway to the 6: 3 final score. This time, this time, this time provided another: Man of the evening was Evander Kane with his first hat-trick (as a template) in the jersey of the Edmonton Oilers. The last Stanley Cup Triumph of Canadians is now 32 years back.
Only Support keeps the nerves
Even a second German experienced a very successful evening: at the 2: 1 of the Ottawa Senators against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Tim Support made for the decision. In penalty shooting, the 20-year-old from Viersen hit the only professional.