In erasing deficits of 2-0 and 3-2, the Ducks notched their fourth multi-goal comeback win of the postseason.
3. Jakub Silfverberg, Ducks — Silfverberg is tied with Pittsburgh’s Jake Guentzel for the playoff lead in goals. He passed Nicklas Lidstrom for the fourth-most playoff points all time by a Swedish-born player (42) before turning 27.
2. Nick Ritchie, Ducks — The 21-year-old rookie now has two game-winning goals in his last three games after his Game 7 marker knocked off the Oilers in the second round.
1. Ryan Getzlaf, Ducks — The Ducks captain’s memorable postseason continued with his seventh multi-point game this spring, assisting on three goals. Now with 18 points, Getzlaf has pulled to within one point of the Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin for the NHL’s playoff lead.
Nashville’s Pekka Rinne, who has been the NHL’s best goalie so far during the postseason, could not really be at fault with each Blues goal coming off a rebound. He still stopped 30 shots as the Predators were outshot 32-22 by the Blues.
The series now shifts to Nashville, where the Blues will try to force a Game 7 back in St. Louis.
“Our attitude is to just win one game,” Blues coach Mike Yeo said, “because that’s what we have to do.”
After the Blues put away the Predators, the Ducks scored three times in the final four minutes to force overtime against the Oilers. Corey Perry’s goal 6:57 into the second overtime finally completed Anaheim’s improbable comeback for a 4-3 victory after Edmonton appeared to have it Detroit Lions Cheap Jerseys all locked up with a 3-0 Cheap Zetterberg Jerseys lead with 3:30 remaining.