The two top teams in the East, the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders, met for a big battle on Tuesday. Your Washington Capitals emerged victorious.
TJ Oshie scored the game’s first goal, cleaning up a Kuznetsov rebound. Then Alex Ovechkin took an Ovi Shot from the Ovi Spot to pass Phil Esposito with his 718th goal. Nick Backstrom added a power-play goal 28 seconds into the third period, taking a great pass from Jakub Vrana to make it 3-0. Then, Oliver Wahlstrom scored as an iffy penalty from Jakub Vrana and a failed clear by Zdeno Chara cost Samsonov his shutout. But that was it.
Caps win! Six in a row!