Panthers defeat Bruins, Kraken beat Avalanche to move to second round


* The Florida Panthers defeated the Boston Bruins, 4-3 in overtime of Game 7 of their first-round playoff series on Sunday night in Boston, completing their comeback from a 3-1 series deficit. The Panthers’ Brandon Montour tied it with 1 minute left in regulation, and Carter Verhaeghe scored the game-winner at 8:35 of overtime.

The Florida Panthers will now face the Toronto Maple Leafs in the second round; Game 1 is Tuesday, May 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in Toronto.

* The Seattle Kraken beat the Colorado Avalanche with a score of 2-1 in Game 7 on Sunday to win the first round series, and eliminate the reigning Stanley Cup champions. Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice and Philipp Grubauer stopped 33 shots to help the Kraken became the first expansion team to beat the Avalanche in their inaugural playoff series.

The Seattle Kraken will face the Dallas Stars in the second round; Game 1 is Tuesday, May 2nd at 9:30 p.m. in Dallas.

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