Once again the Caps have got an early lead against the Penguins. Before Game Two was two minutes old, Alex Ovechkin put the puck behind Matt Murray, high glove-side.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) April 29, 2018
The top line of Evgeny Kuznetsov and Ovechkin surged into the offensive zone at even strength. Kuznetsov carried the puck, but he was tied up by Patric Hornqvist. With a stick check, Hornqvist inadvertently sent a perfect pass to Ovechkin. Ovi put one touch on it and the fired a fast release to Murray’s flank.
Ovechkin has seven goals this postseason, which is tied for the NHL lead. Kuznetsov has ten points.
The Russian machine scored on Murray in a similar fashion during Game One: high and glove side.
The Caps earned an early lead in Game One as well. This one needs to go better than that one.
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