RALEIGH, N.C. — Matthew Tkachuk scored with 12.7 seconds left within the fourth time beyond regulation because the Florida Panthers pulled out a 3-2 victory towards the Carolina Hurricanes in Sport 1 of the Japanese Convention finals on Thursday
It was the longest sport in franchise historical past for each groups and the sixth-longest contest in NHL historical past.
After an unimaginable goaltending show from Florida’s Sergei Bobrovsky and Carolina’s Frederik Andersen, Tkachuk batted in a bouncing puck for his sixth aim of the playoffs because the Panthers improved to 5-0 in time beyond regulation video games this postseason
Aleksander Barkov and Carter Verhaeghe scored within the second interval for the Panthers. Anthony Duclair assisted on each regulation targets, and Barkov had two factors
Bobrovsky made 63 saves.
Seth Jarvis and Stefan Noesen scored power-play targets in regulation for the Hurricanes. Andersen stopped 57 pictures for Carolina, which had been 3-0 this postseason in OT contests
This was the primary sport to increase past one time beyond regulation for each groups this spring. It was the longest Stanley Cup playoff sport for the reason that Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 in 5 OTs on Aug. 11, 2020.
The sport ended at 1:54 a.m. ET on Friday. The Hurricanes will host Sport 2 of the best-of-seven sequence on Saturday
The Panthers, taking part in in a convention finals sport for since 1996, gained for the seventh time in eight highway video games on this postseason
Florida’s Ryan Lomberg appeared to have scored the successful aim 2:35 into the primary time beyond regulation, however the play was worn out after a video overview, with Colin White dominated to have dedicated goalie interference.
Each groups logged 10 pictures on aim within the second time beyond regulation. Andersen thwarted Florida’s Brandon Montour, who was left alone in entrance of the web, early within the third time beyond regulation.
The Panthers held an 11-8 edge in third-OT pictures
Noesen’s tying aim got here 3:47 into the third interval, giving him 4 targets within the postseason. That was a part of Carolina’s 9-1 edge in pictures throughout the primary 9 minutes of the third.
Barkov tied the sport 1-1 with 5:32 remaining within the second interval along with his third aim of the postseason.
Verhaeghe’s aim got here with 2:17 left within the second interval. His sixth of the playoffs lifted him right into a tie for the staff lead.
Jarvis, who was alone within the slot, posted his fifth aim of the playoffs with 11.1 seconds to play within the opening interval on an influence play. Sebastian Aho’s move related with Jarvis.
The Hurricanes had ahead Teuvo Teravainen in motion for the primary time since Sport 2 of the primary spherical when he sustained a damaged hand towards the New York Islanders
–Bob Sutton, Area Degree Media