The National Hockey League is off to a great early start with more exciting games coming on a daily basis.
The new season of the most popular hockey league is underway with fans witnessing some great performances produced by their teams on the first day. The season’s opening matches proved to be a thrill to watch as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3, while the Vancouver Canucks managed to record 4-2 win over the Calgary Flames.
As expected by many mobile betting sites, the Boston Bruins started the year on a high as ran past the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1. The San Jose Sharks on the other hand put on an impressive performance against last year’s champions, the Los Angeles Kings, as they were able to put four past their opponent’s net.
Canadiens put on a great show for their fans
The Montreal Canadiens are one of the most successful teams in the NHL, as they have lifted the Stanley Cup an impressive 24 times up until now. However they are not the only Canadian threat in the league, considering that the Toronto Maple Leafs are trailing right behind them in the Stanley Cup standings with a cool 13 championships so far.
P.K. Subban, Montreal’s talented defenceman, commented on the match that saw both teams exchange leads as results went back and forth throughout the game. These things happen, and it’s how you respond to it. It happened to us a few times last year and I thought we responded well. We’re a resilient group in here. It doesn’t surprise me that we came right back.”
Thanks to his shot, Toronto was able to take the lead into the third period which helped them greatly as the game went to on to finish 4-3 for the 24-time champions. Although in the curtain raiser the Maple Leafs lost against their fierce rivals, fans still remain optimistic about upcoming matches as they want to seal a playoff series victory for the first time in a decade.
Subban also added, “We had everybody involved today. Our forwards definitely should feel confident right now with the way they’re putting the puck in the net.” Taking into considerations the immense talent that is present in their team, it is easy to see them making more of these fine performances in the upcoming games.
Exciting matches to watch out for
The Philadelphia Flyers have lost the battle against the powerful Boston Bruins, but are trying to look ahead and focus on the future games instead of dwelling on the defeat. The Bruins outclassed them 2-1 by showcasing superior skills in most areas of the game. However now the team from Philadelphia are raring to go up against the New Jersey Devils.
• Boston Bruins score a win as predicted
• Los Angeles Kings have to find a better solution
• The Flames set to face a test against the Oilers
The Flyers have a proven track record when it comes to scoring first at home, which has propelled online sportsbooks in US to favor them to complete this feature. In addition, Bet365 is offering odds of (1.80) 4/5 for the Flyers to score first in the match, a fact that looks rather likely.
The Calgary Flames also suffered a loss against the Vancouver Canucks with the final score being 2-4. They were outclassed in almost every department while the Czech right winger Radim Vrbata sealed the game-winner Next up they will face the Edmonton Oilers and the Puck Line market for Flames +1.5 it’s 1.42 (5/12), while for Oilers -1.5 stands at 3.00 (2/1).
Canucks’ goalie Ryan Miller stated after the match, “It’s real nice. It was a little anxious leading up to these games just because, you know, you start somewhere new you want to get off on the right foot. I thought it was a good team effort. Guys worked hard, got pucks to the net on those goals and really deserved to get pucks behind the line there. It was fun”
The San Jose Sharks were able to pass through the recent champions Los Angeles Kings with relative ease. The Sharks made a convincing performance throughout the game as the final result stood at 4-0. According to gambling news, Los Angeles will have to change a few elements in their game if they are to make another run at the