The league’s number-one and number-two teams collided as the Washington Capitals hosted the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night, delivering a night of real good hockey.
NHL goal leader David Pastrnak scored first with an odd-man rush. TJ Oshie scored two goals in the second period, including a thrilling highlight-reel goal we’ll discuss below. Sean Kuraly tied the game early in the third period by deflecting Krug’s wild shot from way out, but John Carlson answered with a one-timer serviced by Nicklas Backstrom. The lead held.