After falling behind 2-1, the Capitals scored five unanswered goals to blow out the Lightning 6-2 in Game Two
The Tampa Bay Lightning scored two power-play goals in the first period after officials whistled the Capitals for two questionable calls, giving the Bolts a 2-1 lead going into intermission. The Caps did not wilt or feel sorry for themselves. Instead, they came back with a vengeance.
Two minutes and fifty seconds into the second period, Alex Chiasson hit Devante Smith-Pelly to tie the game 2-2. The Capitals would later strike twice in the second period’s final minute-and-two-seconds to take a 4-2 lead into the break. The Lightning came out sluggish and defeated in the third period. The Capitals poured it on.
In total, the Capitals scored five unanswered goals after falling behind in the first period. This team is playing with confidence. It has a killer instinct and going for the jugular. This is beautiful hockey.