Boston Bruins ice hockey players with Slovak defender Zdenek Char and goalkeeper Jaroslav Halak paved the way for the final of the NHL Conference.
In the sixth round of the second round of the playoffs, the Columbus Blue Jackets won 3-0 and 4: 2. They will meet Carolina Hurricanes at the conference finals. Thus, Cháá and Halák will not strengthen the national team of Slovakia at home.
NHL – Round 2 Playoffs – Eastern Conference:
0: 0 (0: 0, 0: 1, 0: 2) Columbus Blue Jackets – Boston Bruins
Objectives: 33. Krejčí (DeBrusk + Clifton), 49. Johansson (Coyle + Heinen), 51. Supporters (Krug + Krejčí)
/ series status 2: 4, is the Boston Bruins/
/Z. CHÁRA (BOS) 0 + 0 on ice 26:04 min./
NHL – Round 2 Playoffs – Western Conference:
Chara spent more than 26 minutes in the Columbus arena on the ice, and Halak did not pick up. Opportunity again had Finland Tuukka Rask, who recorded the sixth shutout in the fight of the Stanley Cup when he covered all 39 shots. Peter Cehlárik did not appear on the guest list. Bruins took the lead after 33 minutes thanks to David Krejčí. In the third period, Marcus Johansson and David Backes scored another goal. In the first two games for Carolina, Boston will have the advantage of homemade ice.
The Colorado Avalanche won the sixth Western Conference semifinal over the San Jose Sharks 4: 3 after an overtime and forced a seventh game decisive. Gabriel Landeskog decided to make the Denver team win in the 63rd minute.