Honorable Mention: Nazem Kadri were built with a goal and also the perfect setup of Tyler Bozka’s game-champion in overtime, because the Toronto Walnut Leafs defeated the Washington Capitals, 4-3. … Auston Matthews scored his first playoff goal, as Toronto required a couple-1 series lead. … Shea Theodore had two goals, while Rickard Rakell, Hampus Lindholm and Kevin Bieksa had two assists. … Exactly what a save by Pekka Rinne:
Ryan had an assist and also the game-winning goal in overtime within the Senators’ 4-3 make an impression on the Boston Bruins. That OT goal showed up following a questionable play by which Ryan goaded Riley Nash into punching him, earning Ottawa an electrical play that they’d convert for that 2-1 series lead.
On the night when no lead was safe, Bernier came on in relief for starter John Gibson, who threw in the towel four goals. The Ducks goalkeeper made 16 will save on 16 shots, and also the Ducks eventually rallied for any 5-4 win. Corey Perry had the sport-champion in OT.
Are You Aware? Nashville had 49 shots on goal and 94 shot attempts.
Dishonorable Mention: The Capitals were -for-3 around the power play, together with a blown 5-on-3. … Artemi Panarin would be a minus-2, and does not have a playoff reason for three games. … Matt Bartkowski would be a minus-3. … Tough break for Corey Crawford and also the Blackhawks.
No. 2 Star: Bobby Ryan, Ottawa Senators
No. 1 Star: Jonathan Bernier, Anaheim Ducks
No. 3 Star: Filip Forsberg, Nashville Predators
The Predators forward scored two goals within the third period to rally Nashville to some 3-2 make an impression on the Blackhawks. Kevin Fiala has got the OT champion.