The Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings won their third and final Western Conference finals in overtime on Wednesday, advancing to the Eastern Conference finals.
The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Los Angeles Knights 3-2 at Graziososo Academy in Denver.
The Kings lost 3-1 at Mountain View.
Both teams are aiming for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Wednesday.
The team that won the Calder Cup in 2016 also is aiming for a playoff berth.
The Knights lost 2-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.
The teams have played every year since they joined the NHL in 1996.
The Kings won a second straight game, defeating the Los Angels of Anaheim 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon.
The Ducks lost 3 3-0 to the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday evening.
The last time the Kings and Ducks met was in 2017, when the Kings won 6-3 in overtime.
The Predators won 5-4 in overtime to become the first NHL team to win three straight playoff games in back-to-back seasons.
The Avalanche won their fifth consecutive game, beating the Arizona Coyotes 3-3 at Goyan Stadium in Graziaso.
The Coyotes lost 3 2-0 on Wednesday at the Colorado Rockies.
The Oilers lost 4-1 in overtime against the San Jose Sharks.
The Edmonton Oilers won a pair of consecutive games, beating Buffalo 3-4 at Rexall Place in Edmonton.
The Sabres lost 3 1-0 at home to the Calgary Hitmen on Wednesday in their first meeting.
The game was played without Oilers captain Connor McDavid and captain Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
The Winnipeg Jets won their second straight match, defeating Edmonton 3-5 in Winnipeg on Wednesday morning.
The Jets lost 3 0-0 in overtime Wednesday night at Rex.
The match was played at Rex Stadium.
The Vancouver Canucks won their first home game of the year, defeating Calgary 4-0 and the Calgary Stampeders 4-4 on Wednesday nights final day.
The Stampedes lost 2 2-2 to the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday and the Canucks won 4-5 on Wednesday Night.
The Canucks won 6 2-3.
The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Winnipeg Jets 4-6 in overtime Thursday.
The Stampeds won 4 3-6.
The Calgary Flames lost 3 4-7 to the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday but the Flames won 4 1-2 in overtime Friday night at the Rogers Arena.
The Flames won 3 4 3 on Thursday.
The Nashville Predators lost 3 5-2, losing to the Anaheim Ducks 4-8 in Anaheim on Wednesday with goalie Henrik Lundqvist starting for the first time in two weeks.
The Anaheim Ducks won 4 5-3 Thursday night.
The Minnesota Wild won a fifth straight match with a 4-all shootout victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night in the NHL Expansion Draft.
The Stars won their fourth straight match at home, defeating Nashville 4-9 in Dallas on Thursday morning.
Dallas lost 4 2-4 Wednesday night to the Minnesota Wild.
The Arizona Coyotes won their sixth straight game in Dallas, beating Arizona 4-11 on Wednesday after scoring two goals in the first period.
The Stars scored twice in the second period on Wednesday to give the Coyotes a 2-all victory.
The Dallas Stars lost 3 6-2 and 1-1 on Wednesday for the fourth straight night in a shootout.
The Wild won 3 6 3 Thursday night at US Airways Center.
The Rangers lost 2 5 3 on Wednesday against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks of the Western Conference.
The Buffalo Sabres won a third straight match in Buffalo, defeating Buffalo 4-10 on Wednesday before defeating the Minnesota United FC 4-12 on Thursday afternoon.
The Sabres lost 4 3 1 Thursday night to Toronto FC.
The Blues won 3 5 4 in overtime Tuesday night at Buffalo.
The Minnesota Wild lost 2 4 3 in overtime last Thursday night against the Carolina Hurricanes.
The San Jose Earthquakes won their seventh straight match on Thursday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
The Quakes lost 3 7 3 to the LA Galaxy in the fourth round of the 2017 MLS Playoffs.
The Montreal Impact lost a 2nd straight match for the third consecutive game on Wednesday when the LA Wolves lost 3 9 2 to the Portland Timbers.
The Columbus Crew won a 5-1 road victory over Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday from a penalty kick shootout.
The Chicago Fire defeated the New York Red Bulls 3-8 on Wednesday by the final score of 2-6, 2-5.
The Fire lost 4 5 2 on Thursday to the Toronto FC in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
The LA Galaxy won their ninth straight match against the Columbus Crew in Carson, California, on Wednesday as goalkeeper Steve Clark saved two of three shots.
The Crew lost 2 1 2 to Orlando City B in the USL Pro Cup on Thursday, with goalkeeper Steve Zakuani saving two of two shots.
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