dglobalnews.com Mayors bet music, BBQ sauce over Blues-Predators semifinal
Published: Mon, May 15, 2017
Sports | By Jeannette Edwards

Mayors bet music, BBQ sauce over Blues-Predators semifinal

Mayors bet music, BBQ sauce over Blues-Predators semifinal

The Oilers won the first two games of their Western Conference second-round series against the Ducks in Anaheim, but the Ducks came back to take Game 3 by a 6-3 count on Edmonton's home ice on Sunday.

The Blues rallied for two third period goals and a 3-2 victory over the Predators Friday in St. Louis. Another defenseman, Ryan Ellis initiated scoring in Game 3 three seconds after a failed power play with a one-timer from 36 feet out at 10:34 of the first period. Tarasenko and the Blues didn't get a shot off until 7 minutes into the second period in Game 3, and only registered one goal on 23 shots throughout the game. The Blues hadn't scored the first goal in either game in St. Louis. That game them a 2-1 series lead with Game 4 set for Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena. The Blues only had 20 shots on goal in the win, while the Predators finish with 24 shots on goal.

The St. Louis Blues just don't agree with how Nashville got the man advantage that led to Ellis' goal.

"It shows a lot of character coming off a loss last game", Predators goalie Pekka Rinne said.

The Predators never got the man advantage in Game 2, and they got their first almost midway through the first period. The Predators lead the best-of-7 series 3-1 and have won eight in a row at home in the Stanley Cup Playoffs dating back to previous year. "I'm playing with pretty good players, too".

However, 29 seconds after Nashville's power play expired, fourth-liner scored his third-ever post-season goal for a 2-0 lead.

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The Blues had a chance to tie it up late in the second with a 2-on-1, but Rinne stopped the shot from David Perron from the slot.

The goal was his first on a power play in the playoffs since the opening round past year against Chicago. "I thought they played well at both ends of the ice". Blues F Ivan Barbashev was in the lineup after sitting out Game 1, replacing F Magnus Paajarvi, who was a healthy scratch.

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Kris Russell vies for the puck with Anaheim Ducks center Rickard Rakell during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, April 28, .

It figures for the Oilers that a game after Cam Talbot got the credit he deserved for slowing a powerful - and trade-deadline-influenced - Ducks offense, Anaheim went off thanks to scores from five different players Sunday night. Lehtera has three points in four games this postseason. That one found the net, as Steen deflected Alex Pietrangelo's wrister from the point at 12:59 for his third playoff tally. "But we're in the playoffs, we're doing everything we can to win the next game and that was the coach's decision".

"It is the first time I see a referee not let the captain talk to them", Pietrangelo said.

NOTES: Predators D P.K. Subban, a Toronto native, spent Thursday's day off at Busch Stadium watching the Blue Jays play the Cardinals in an interleague doubleheader.

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