The quarterfinal round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs opened on Wednesday with two games, both in the Western Conference.
At St. Louis:
Vernon Fiddler scored with 5:05 remaining in the third period while P.K. Subban also scored a goal while delivering two assists as the Nashville Predators knocked off the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on the road in the opening game of their conference semifinal series.
At Anaheim, California:
Adam Larsson scored twice in the third periods as the Edmonton Oilers recovered from blowing a two-goal lead and defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on the road in the opening contest of their conference semifinal series.