Groundwork for victory "predators" was created in the first period, when after shots Colin Wilson and Paul Hosted the score became 2:0. Bring the intrigue back to the match, the hosts ice managed at the beginning of the third 20-minute (at most scored by Ryan Kessler). But the visitors managed to keep the minimal advantage and win the decisive seventh game of the series— 2:1.

Having won a victory, "Nashville" came out in the second round and will compete there with the San Jose sharks".

Meanwhile, already started the first of the quarterfinal series, in which met the Tampa Bay lightning and new York islanders. "The islanders" managed to defeat in the first match of last year's finalists of the Stanley Cup with the score 5:3.

And "lightning" changed his goalie Ben Bishop in the middle of the match, when the score was 1:4. Left on ice Andrey Vasilevskiy goals was collapsed, reflecting all 8 shots, but the fifth washer has flown in empty gate of owners of ice. "Islanders take in their asset recorded forward Shane Prince.

NHL — playoffs. 1/4 final — West. 7th match

Anaheim Ducks — Nashville Predators 1:2 (0:2, 0:0, 1:0)
0:1 — Wilson— 06:19.
0:2 — Hosted (Weber, Arvidsson) — 15:53.
1:2 — Kesler (Silfverberg, Lindholm) — 41:45 (5x4).

Throws: 37 — 20
Goalkeepers: Andersen — Rinne.
Fine: 8 — 10.
Account in the series: 3-4.

The Stanley Cup-2016. 1/4 final (1st match):

Tampa Bay Lightning — New York Islanders 3:5 (1:3, 0:1, 2:1)
1:0 — Chambers (Druin, Governors) — 03:05.
1:1 — Hamonic (Quinn, Tavares) — 05:44.
1:2 — Prince (Strom, Nelson) — 17:28.
1:3 — Prince (Strom, Nelson) — 19:57.
1:4 — Tavares (Okposo, Nielsen) — 28:59 (5x4).
2:4 — Kucherov (Carl Hedman) — 47:41.
3:4 — Filppula (Killorn, Garrison) — 57:28.
3:5 — Clutterbuck (Cizikas, de Haan) — 59:05 (en).

Throws: 36 — 22
Goalies: Bishop (28:59 — Wasilewski) — Grass.
Fine: 8 — 4
Account in the series: 0-1.