Goal! The Anaheim Ducks will battle the Edmonton Oilers in game 3 of the second round of the Western Conference playoffs in the 2017 NHL season on Apr. 30th at 7pm EST. Catch every hat trick, power play and slapshot online here!
The Edmonton Oilers have been leaning on Leon Draisaitl, 21, who has been getting the puck in the net consistently all postseason. The Oilers will hope Leon can keep the party rolling as the mighty Anaheim Ducks come into town. Anaheim has with their own rainmaker Ryan Getzlaf, 31, who can smack a one-timer past any goalie in the league. Ryan matches Leon’s 7 goals in the playoffs and the winner of this game may be determined by which of their scorers can remain in the zone. The Pacific Division title is on the line so be sure not to miss this critical game 3.
This series has been full of drama. Game one saw 6 goals scored in the third period alone as the Edmonton Oilers closed strong for the win 5-3 over the Ducks. The Calgary Flames were swept by the Ducks in four games of the first round which launched Anaheim into this series against the Oilers. Edmonton however needed 6 games to get past the San Jose Sharks in their opening playoff round.
Waiting in the next round for the winner of this series will be either the St. Louis Blues or the Nashville Predators who are dueling it out for the Central Division title of the Western Conference. Oh yeah, someone will be winning the Stanley Cup soon so stay tuned for every live stream NHL playoff game right here!
HollywoodLifers, who will you be rooting for in this game? Do you think the Oilers can hold it down in front of the home fans in Canada? Or do you think the American team from Anaheim can go north and steal a win? Let us know who you got in this one!