A nervous Dallas held on to win the Western Conference – the sun surprised Joonas Korpisalo in the middle of the game | Sport

A nervous Dallas held on to win the Western Conference

Colorado and Dallas, who are fighting for the victory of the Central Division and the Western Conference in the hockey league NHL, had a goal-rich and colorful battle in Denver. In the previous game in Chicago, Dallas, which unexpectedly collapsed, took a 5–2 lead at the end of the second period.

The Avalanche came out on top, but by Wyatt Johnston a strike five minutes from time stopped the avalanche and eventually the Stars won 7–4. Losing only one of the previous ten games, Dallas narrowed the gap to Colorado to five points, with four games left for both.

of Colorado Artturi Lehkonen finished the 2-2 draw with superiority in the second set. Right after Roope Hintz cleared at the other end for Stars to lead again. Dallas Esa Lindell the captain served a nice pass in the opening set By Jamie Benn to the finish line.

The Avalanche played for the first time in two years without their star forward Mikko from Ranta, whose situation is monitored day by day. He got hit in the head against Edmonton, but he’s the head coach by Jared Bednar already been on the ice.

Carolina Sebastian Aho completed his 35th goal of the season as the Hurricanes blanked Columbus 3–0 in the Hockey League NHL. Teuvo Teräväinen and Jake Guentzel cheated the Finn in the opening set by overpowering a place that the Finn did not leave unused.

Aho has been in a steady scoring streak for the past few seasons. Now there are 35 hits in 75 matches, while last season the same number of games brought 36 hits. In the season before that, he scored 37 times in 79 games, and the record that still stands is from the 2019–2020 season (38 goals in 68 games).

Teräväinen also managed to score, when he shot accurately in the final set, the final score was 3–0. Carolina has four regular season games remaining, and the team is in second place in the Metropolitan Division, five points behind the New York Rangers.

Dazzling moments at Korpisalo

Ottawa goalie Joonas Korpisalo found himself in a special situation in Washington, when the setting sun shone from the upper platform of the hall in the opening set directly into the eyes of the Finnish keeper. The native of Helsinki had to squint his eyes for a while while the game was going on, but at the next stoppage, the curtains were drawn in front of the mouth of the stand.

Korpisalo made 20 saves in the match, and the Senators applied Jake Sanderson a 3–2 away win with an overtime goal. For the Capitals, the loss was a bad setback, as the team fighting for the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference needs all possible points in the final rounds.

The last wild card spot in the East was taken over by Detroit, who defeated Buffalo 3–1 on home ice. Lucas Raymond, Patrick Kane and Dylan Larkin managed to pass Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen even before eight minutes were up, and the Sabers did not recover from the initial blowout.

According to calculations by Moneypuck The Red Wings are headed to the playoffs with a 51.4 percent chance, but the situation is extremely tight and the importance of each game is great for the New York Islanders, Detroit, Washington, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, who are fighting for the last spots.

Detroit and Washington face each other on Tuesday and the night before Wednesday.

New Jersey’s season ends in disappointment, as the team is not seen in the playoffs. Devils guard Kaapo Kähkönen was injured in the nightcap against Nashville. New Jersey Captain Nico Hischier bumped into Kähköse after his skate slipped from under him in the opening set of the match, and the Swiss limped out of the rink.

The game continued, and Roman Josi immediately scored a goal for the Predators from the start. After the setback, Kähkönen was no longer able to continue the game, and the head coach Travis Green stated after the game that the Finnish keeper’s situation does not look good due to a lower body injury.

Juuse Saros stopped the Predators with a goal 23 times, and Nashville, which continued to the playoffs thanks to its wild end of the season, won 3–2 after the winning goal race.

Tonight’s results:

Carolina–Columbus 3–0
Ca: Teräväinen 1+1, +1, 12.39, Aho 1+0, 18.26
Co: Wipe 0+0, 12.52

New York Rangers–Montreal 5–2
N: Second 0+0, 15.13
M: Armia 0+0, 16.16

New Jersey–Nashville 2–3 vl.
NJ: Kähkönen 4/5 defense, played 8:39, Haula 0+0, +1, 18:01
Na: Saros 23/25 torj.

Detroit–Buffalo 3–1
D: Fertilizer 0+0, +1. 16.06
B: Luukkonen 21/24 save, Jokiharju 0+0, -2, 22.05

Washington–Ottawa 2–3 and.
O: Korpisalo 20/22 torj.

San Jose-Arizona 2-5
S: Granlund 0+1, -2, 25.52
A: Maccelli 0+1, 14.21, Välimäki 0+1, +3, 25.05

Anaheim–St. Louis 5–6 yrs.
A: Horizontal 0+0, +2, 16.16

C: Lehkonen 1+0,
D: Hintz 1+0, Lindell 0+1

Chicago-Minnesota 0-4