In the first round of the Stanley Cup, on April 21, 2019, St. Louis Blues will host the Winnipeg Jets. Kick off – 02:00 Moscow time. Forecast for "St. Louis" – "Winnipeg".
In the fifth game of the first round of the playoffs "St. Louis" won again on the road in Winnipeg (3: 2), and with the same score led the series. Curiously, the "Blues" have already won three games in the ice "Jets", and at the same time twice lost at home.
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A good game played goalkeeper Jamie Binnington, reflecting 29 of 31 shots, but the true hero of the match was striker Jayden Schwartz, who with the score of 2: 2 for 15 seconds before the end of the third period brought victory "St. Louis ". Also on the disc on the account of Ryan O & # 39; Reilly and Brayden Shann. Russian strikers Ivan Barbashev and Vladimir Tarasenko did not score points.
"St. Louis" suffered 0: 2 after the first period, but in the third it managed to completely reverse the course of the match, ripping the victory over the character a few seconds before the siren. Overall, it was the character and became the key to the success of the "Blues" in this game.
Winnipeg after two wins away, when the team won from 0: 2 in the series, in the fifth game at home, led in the score 2: 0 after the first period but lost all advantage and lost. This defeat in the end can greatly affect the mental attitude "Jets".
In the puck with the Blues, the top three attackers – Kevin Hayes and Adam Lowry, and goalkeeper Connor Hellebike – missed three goals with 29 shots, including the deciding moment of the game. Russian defender Dmitry Kulikov has not scored points.
Winnipeg showed lack of concentration in the final minutes of the match, which cost the team a win. In addition, the "Jets" did not implement two exclusions as part of the opponent, and they themselves lost the only minority to themselves.
So far, the teams have traded victories on the road, and the series battle goes a little further – there is a feeling that the seventh game can wait for us, so the prospects for Winnipeg's win in the game are 2.19.