NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: 5/7/17

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Sunday Games:  2nd Round

Western Conference

  • St. Louis Blues 1 – Nashville Predators 3   (NSH wins series 4-2)

Highlights:  Ryan Johansen scored the game-winning goal 3:15 into the third period, and the Nashville Predators advanced to their first Western Conference final in franchise history Sunday by beating the St. Louis Blues 3-1 to take the series in six games. Goalie Pekka Rinne made 23 saves and had an assist. Roman Josi had a goal and an assist, and Calle Jarnkrok added an empty-netter with 60 seconds left. Paul Stastny scored for St. Louis, which fell short of a second straight conference final.

  • Anaheim Ducks 1 – Edmonton Oilers 7   (Series tied 3-3)

Highlights:  Leon Draisaitl had three goals and two assists, Mark Letestu added two goals and two assists, and the Oilers cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night, forcing a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semifinal series. Zack Kassian and Anton Slepyshev also scored and Cam Talbot stopped 34 shots for the Oilers. Richard Rakell scored midway through the second period for Anaheim. John Gibson was pulled after giving up three goals on six shots less than 8½ minutes into the game. Jonathan Bernier came on and finished with 25 saves.

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