Through a victory of the Toronto Maple Leafs against the New York Islanders, the NHL stands early on all eight play-off participants in the Eastern Conference. The Maple Leafs also won on Sunday evening (local time) without the battered TopTorogäger of the League, Auston Matthews, with 4: 2 (1: 1, 2: 1, 1: 0) against the Islanders, which are now still seven as Neinn in the East Outstanding games have no chance to have more on the play-offs. Above all, the Washington Capitals benefited from the defeat, which secured the eighth Play-Off-Ticket.
Toronto meanwhile plays the best NHL season of franchise history. For the first time, the Maple Leafs gained 50 season games. With 106 points, the Canadians are ranked two in the east behind the Florida Panthers, which at the 6: 1 at Detroit Red Wings around Moritz Silder imports their tithing victory in series.
West: Wild snap play-off ticket
Meanwhile, the play-off race in the Western Conference is exciting. The Minnesota Wild qualified with a 5: 4 victory after extension against the San Jose Sharks as a fourth team. Ranked five are the Edmonton Oilers around the German star player Leon Draisaitl with 94 points, but tightly followed by four teams between 91 and 87 meters.
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