For a home first this season, it’s missed. The Toronto Maple Leafs, who received the public for the first time in their season (550 professionals in the health sector), missed the qualification for the second round of the play-offs on Monday, beaten by their neighbors from Montreal (3-1 ). The Canadians won the series 4-3, after trailing 3-1, to join the Winnipeg Jets in the next round.
The visitors relied on two goals scored in the second half but especially on the enormous performance of their goalkeeper, Carey Price, author of 30 saves during the game, in order to achieve one of the biggest shots of the start. play-offs since Toronto had finished the regular season at the top of its division (North).
It was not until 15 minutes of overtime in Boston to see Casey Cizikas score the winning goal away for the New York Islanders (4-3, ap), who tied at 1-1 in the second series. tower. A success that notably saw a major adjustment in the Islanders’ goal: goalkeeper Semyon Varlamov replaced Ilya Sorokin, who conceded 4 goals in 39 shots in Game 1. On Monday, Varlamov made 39 saves. The series will continue on Thursday in New York.
Ryan Reaves was suspended for two games by the League for violence in his Vegas Golden Knights’ large loss to Colorado Avalanche in Game 1 of their series (1-7).