Leon Draisaitl can thrive for Edmonton Oilers in Anaheim against Ducks

Paajarvi out, Barbashev in as Blues look for 'physical element'

Heading into the series, we knew that Ducks coach Randy Carlyle would drape Selke Trophy finalist Kesler all over McDavid as much as possible and lo, he did. A split will keep them from being eliminated, but they've realistically got to take two games from Edmonton on the road.

Getzlaf (at 37 seconds) and Letestu (at 6:22) each scored a power-play goal in the second period.

As soon as Connor McDavid scored and the Ducks' three-goal lead slipped away, the Western Conference finals seemed a formality for an unnerving Oilers team that to this point had dominated most of their second-round playoff series.

After a four-goal third period in the series opener, the Oilers entered the rematch with plenty of the same energy.

Silfverberg delivered some insurance in the third with a one-time shot for his second of the night, with a review holding up the goal after Oilers coach Todd McLellan challenged that the winger was originally offside as the Ducks' Shea Theodore entered the zone with the puck. Subban's goal came just seconds after a scary incident, as Kevin Fiala crashed hard into the endboards and was taken off the ice on a stretcher.

Despite his team's apparent lack of big-game bona fides, the kid captain says his team is uniquely built for this moment. "We have come together as a team real well and that kind of carried over". I think we're playing better this series than we did against Calgary.

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It might well have looked more believable, in fact, on Friday in Anaheim.

The Ducks plan to spend the two-day break between Games 3 and 4 in Kelowna, British Columbia. He now has one in two appearances as a visitor. Anaheim has never recovered from an 0-2 series deficit, losing all seven series after digging that early hole.

"We have to be better at that", Yeo said.

Perry once the elite scorer on Getzlaf's wing has struggled the last two years in the regular season to find the net, and those struggles have spilled out to the playoffs.

The Oilers return home after a pair wins in Anaheim leading the Western Conference Semifinals 2-0.

Worst period: St. Louis-Nashville - We have no problem with low scoring games, provided they have scoring chances - provided they have action.

Rain postpones Blue Jays at Cardinals; doubleheader Thursday
Setting up in front of Davis, Hector Rondon and Carl Edwards Jr. have combined to allow one run and three hits in 15.1 innings. Louis has scored 69 runs (tied for 23rd but effectively 25th in MLB), barely ahead of Toronto's 64 (which places them 29th).

Game 3 is Sunday in Edmonton. The Edmonton Oilers have won six straight games when allowing three or less goals. He crashed into the boards after making a rush down the right side.

Notes: Vatanen drew into Anaheim's lineup for the first time in the playoffs. Larsson then got to skate in on the retreating Ducks and fire in a shot off a setup from Draisaitl for an imposing two-goal advantage. There was little argument from the Oilers and a sheepish Letestu skated directed to the penalty box without objection. When that happens, Corey Perry only plays 14:38 and Rickard Rakell only plays 15:44.

"We had all the momentum, we just tied the game and a shot like that goes in", said a clearly frustrated Talbot. Tarasenko said he felt his team was too excited to go on the power play and thus overthinking their approach.

"Personally, I thought I had a pretty good game", Talbot said.

At 8:05 of the third, Evgeny Kuznetsov was on the receiving end of a great pass from Matt Niskanen with a wide-open net.

Sunderland relegated from Premier League after 10 seasons
They have to go all-out for the win on Saturday and they are not good enough at the back to pull off that kind of attacking style. The result moves Burnley to eight points above the relegation zone and should secure their top-flight status for another season.

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