The Los Angeles Kings, managed by Anze Kopitar, will face the Edmonton Oilers, managed by Connor McDavid, in Game 5 of their NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs first-round series on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 (5 /10/22) at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Fans can watch the event for free with a trial of fuboTV or DirectTV Stream.
The series is tied at 2-2, after Los Angeles beat Edmonton in Game 4, 4-0.
Here’s what you need to know:
What: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Game 5
who: Kings vs. Oilers
When: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Or: Place Rogers
Weather: 10 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN 2
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Valeri Nichushkin scored the game-clinching goal with 7:58 left, and the Colorado Avalanche became the first team to advance to the second round by finishing a 5-3 sweep of the Nashville Predators on Monday night.
The Avalanche are now in the Western Conference Semifinals for the fourth straight season and second in a row after sweeping their first-round opponent. They must now wait for St. Louis or Minnesota.
Andre Burakovsky had a goal and two assists, Cale Makar added a goal and an assist, and Devon Toews added a goal for Colorado. Nathan MacKinnon sealed the victory with an empty net goal on the power play with 55.9 seconds left. Pavel Francouz made 28 saves.
Yakov Trenin scored twice for Nashville, which was swept for the first time in franchise history in its 15th playoff appearance. Filip Forsberg scored his first of the series giving Nashville its first lead this series at 3:58 of third. Colton Sissons had two assists. Connor Ingram finished with 33 saves.
PANTHERS 3, CAPITALS 2, OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sam Reinhart tied the game late, Carter Verhaeghe scored his second of the game in overtime, and Presidents’ Trophy winner Florida beat Washington in Game 4, tying the first-round series.
Verhaeghe scored 4:57 into overtime to prevent the NHL’s best regular-season team from being pushed to the brink of elimination. It’s a best-of-three series now with Game 5 Wednesday night in Florida.
The Panthers were just over two minutes away from facing the prospect of being knocked out at home. Then, with goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky out for an extra forward, Reinhart salvaged a loose puck after bouncing off Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway and beating Ilya Samsonov with 2:04 left in the third period.
Bobrovsky stopped 14 of 16 shots. Samsonov made 29 saves.
TJ Oshie scored on the power play in the first, and Evgeny Kuznetsov gave Washington the lead on a breakaway goal midway through the third.
FLAMES 4, STARS 1
DALLAS (AP) — Rasmus Andersson scored Calgary’s first power-play goal since the start of Game 1 of the playoffs, Jacob Markstrom made 34 saves and the Flames beat Dallas in Game 4 to tie their first-round series .
Johnny Gaudreau converted a penalty shot with 12:13 left in the game to make it 2-0 in Calgary, and then assisted on Elias Lindholm’s third goal of the series as the Pacific Division champions regained the lead at home over the comparable Stars. Mikael Backlund added an empty net in the last minute.
Tyler Seguin scored a power-play goal and Jake Oettinger made 50 saves for Dallas.
Game 5 is Wednesday night in Calgary.
PENGUINS 7, RANGERS 2
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to become the sixth player in NHL history to reach 200 career playoff points and Pittsburgh beat New York to take a 3-1 lead in the first round.
Jake Guentzel scored for the fourth straight game and Jeff Carter, Danton Heinen, Mark Friedman and Mike Matheson also beat Igor Shesterkin as the Penguins chased the Vezina Trophy favorite for the second time in three days to move within a playoff advancement game for the first time since 2018. Louis Domingue made 22 saves to win his third game of the series.
Shesterkin missed the third period after giving up six goals on 30 shots. Alexandar Georgiev allowed the second goal of the playoffs to Evgeni Malkin in third.
Alexis Lafrenière scored his first career playoff goal for the Rangers to give New York an early lead. Adam Fox scored his second of the playoffs.
(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)
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