Miscommunication between Ilya Samsonov and Justin Schultz leads to Bruins’ double OT goal, Alex Ovechkin fuming at the bench
The Washington Capitals are now down 2-1 in their first-round series against the Boston Bruins after another careless play in the defensive zone.
Wednesday, Ilya Samsonov and Justin Schultz miscommunicated behind the net allowing Bruins forward Craig Smith to pick up the loose puck and score easily on a wraparound. The goal, which came 5:48 into the second overtime, gave the Bruins’ a 3-2 victory.
Meanwhile, the goal left Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin fuming at the bench.