A 7 pm start? A 7 pm start! The Isles came to town to visit the Caps on Thursday to kick off an extended one-game homestand for the team in red.
Taylor Chorney threw a puck on net through traffic that found its way behind Halak to put the Caps up 1-0 early. But the Caps coughed up that lead later in the first, as John Tavares scored on the power play. Before the first was over, Chandler Stephenson picked up his second primary assist of the night (and second of his career) as Lars Eller scored to put the Caps up 2-1.
You’ll never believe this, but the Isles tied the game late in the second on a power play goal. However, Alex “The Answer” Chiasson answered about 0.0003 seconds later to put the Caps back on top, 3-2.
Braden Holtby did his best to maintain the lead while his teammates did nothing, but Anders Lee eventually tied the game seven minutes into the third. But the Caps have Lars Eller and the Isles don’t. The third line center put the Caps up 4-3 with just over three minutes to go in the game on the Caps second shot on goal of the period.
Caps beat Isles 4-3!
Lars Eller puts the Caps up 2-1 after a great setup by Chandler Stephenson. pic.twitter.com/Ywtf9dcPJi
— Ian Oland (@ianoland) November 2, 2017
Caps have allowed at least one power-play goal in eight games this season.
— Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) November 2, 2017
Chimmer hasn't changed a bit 😂 pic.twitter.com/oscIwvMIh6
— Ian Oland (@ianoland) November 3, 2017
Chorney-Koken shot of the night
Headline image: Rob Carr
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