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Predators knock out Blues, Oilers push it to Game 7, and Mitch Marner has some fun at Worlds

Nashville Predators v St Louis Blues - Game One Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

Happy Monday, PPP!

Last night, with a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues, the Nashville Predators became the first team to move out of the second round of the playoffs. We’ve been guaranteed at least four more games of PK Subban, which is great news for a Monday morning.

Sounds like such a terrible teammate, this guy.

Meanwhile in Edmonton, Leon Draisaitl took the opportunity to remind the hockey world that while Connor McDavid is amazing, he’s not the only Oiler who can score. In the Oilers’ 7-1 drubbing of the Anaheim Ducks, Draisaitl had five points and a hat trick.

The Oilers head back to Anaheim for Game 7 on Wednesday.


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