Andre Burakovsky on prior Stanley Cup Final experience with Capitals: ‘We just want to write our own story’
With 7:37 remaining in Game Five of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final, Lars Eller scored what would end up being the championship-winning goal for the Washington Capitals.
But the person who got the secondary assist on that tally, and arguably made it happen, is often not remembered. Andre Burakovsky, in only his fourth-year pro in the NHL, set up Brett Connolly for a one-timer in the right circle. Eller, in the right place at the right, found the uncovered puck just outside of Marc-Andre Fleury’s pads and dunked it home.