It took just fifteen seconds of overtime for Florida to end the game against Washington in tonight’s NHL ice hockey.
Florida’s Swedish slopes Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Gustaf Forsling did more than just put the skates on display and were the two defensemen who played the most on the team as Florida won 4–3.
Ekman-Larsson showed no signs of suffering from the head tackle he received from Boston’s Charlie McAvoy on October 30, a tackle that was deemed serious enough to suspend McAvoy for four games and which led to the Swede having to suspend the match.
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Ekman-Larsson equalized at 1-1 in the first period, played by, among others, the Finn Anton Lundell. When Florida equalized at 3–3 in the third period, it was Ekman-Larsson and Gustaf Forsling who provided the assists.
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It didn’t help that William Nylander continues to pick up points in Toronto. Despite a goal and an assist from Nylander, who has 18 points so far, Toronto lost three goals to six, 3–6, against Ottawa despite home ice.
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