NHL Semifinals Playoffs Game 5: Capitals Victorious

Washington Capitals 6 | Pittsburgh Penguins 3 | MAY 5, 2018 | CAPITAL ONE ARENA | WASHINGTON, DC

NHL Semifinals Playoffs Game 5
NHL Semifinals Playoffs Game 5

NHL Semifinals Playoffs Game 5 –  Series: Capitals 3 Penguins 2
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NHL Semifinals Playoffs Game 5
NHL Semifinals Playoffs Game 5

Washington Capitals  took down Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 Saturday night in NHL semifinals Playoffs Game 5 to lead the series 3-2.

The Capitals scored 2 goals in the first, and 4 in the third period.

The Pittsburgh Penguins  scored 1 goal in the first, and 2 in the second period.

The Penguins host Washington Capitals in game 6 at PPG Paints Arena Monday, 5/7/2018.

Washington Capitals

John Carlson- 1 goal.

Brett Connolly- 1 goal.

Evgeny Kuznetsov- 1 goal.

Jakub Vrana- 1 goal.

T. J. Oshie – 1 goal.

Lars Eller- 1 goal.

Braden Holtby –  36 saves

Pittsburgh Penguins

J. Oleksiak – 1 goals.

Sidney Crosby- 1 goal.

P. Hornqvist- 1 goal.

Matt Murray-  26 saves.

Final 1 2 3 Total
Pittsburgh Penguins 1 2  0  3
Washington Capitals 2 0  4  6

NHL Semifinals Playoffs Game 5: How It Happened

J. Oleksiak scored 2:23 of the first period to give Penguins 1-0 lead.

John Carlson had a power play goal at 18:22 of the first to tie it 1-1.

Brett Connolly scored at 18:55 of the first period to give Capitals 2-1 lead.

Sid Crosby had a power play goal at 4:43 of the second to tie it 2-2.

P. Hornqvist scored on a power play at 7:45 of the second to put Pittsburgh ahead 3-2.

Evgeny Kuznetsov  scored 0:52 of the third period to tie it 3-3.

Jakub Vrana scored 15:22 of the third period to give Capitals 4-3 lead.

T. J. Oshie  scored at 18:29 of the third period to make it  5-3.

Lars Eller had an empty net goal at 19:54 of the third period to make it 6-3 final.

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Next Games:

NHL Eastern Conference Semifinals: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals – Home Game 3 PPG Paints Arena
Pittsburgh, PA
Monday
5/7/2018
7:00 PM
NHL Eastern Conference Semifinals: Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins – Home Game 4 (If Necessary) Capital One Arena
Washington, DC
Wednesday
5/9/2018
TBD

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