Draisaitl and the Oilers continue on the upswing
The Canadians won on Thursday evening in the domestic Rogers Place against the Nashville Predators 3: 2 after penalty shooting and celebrated their third victory after a long defeat series. Draisaitl remained without gate participation, its storm partner Connor McDavid, in the meantime, for the Oilers to 1: 1. By victory, Edmonton continues to be in the middle of the play-off race.
Also successful the matchday for goalkeeper Philipp Grubauer. The 30-year-old led his Seattle Kraken with 23 held shots to a surprising 2: 1 victory at the Pittsburgh Penguins. The League Newbie thus brought his 14th win of the season, but has no chance in the race for the play-off places.
The same applies to the Ottawa Senators around Tim Supportle. Against the Carolina Hurricanes lost the Canadians with 2: 3 after penalty shooting and are now the third-wheelest team of the league. Support gathered 24 minutes playing time, from his team stood by the field players only defenders Thomas Chabot longer on the ice.