NHL Eastern Conference Playoffs Game 3 – Series: Capitals 2 Lightning 1
The Capitals scored 1 goal in the second, and 1 in the third period.
Tampa Bay Lightning scored 1 goal in the first, and 3 in the second period.
Capitals were 0-for-3 on the power play while Lightning was 2-for-5.
The Capitals now lead the series 2-1. Caps host Lightning again Thursday night at Capital One Arena.
Evgeny Kuznetsov – 1 goal.
Brett Connolly – 1 goal.
Braden Holtby – 19 saves
Brayden Point – 1 goal.
Steven Stamkos – 1 goal.
Nikita Kucherov – 1 goal.
Victor Hedman – 1 goal.
Andrei Vasilevskiy – 36 saves.
|Tampa Bay Lightning||1||3||0||4|
NHL Eastern Conference Final Playoffs Game 3: How It Happened
Steven Stamkos scored a power play goal at 13:53 of the first period to give Lightning 1-0 lead.
Nikita Kucherov also scored a power play goal at 1:50 of the second period to make it 2-0.
Victor Hedman extended Lightning lead to 3-0 at 3:37 of the second period.
Brett Connolly made it 3-1 at 10:31 of the second period.
Brayden Point scored at 16:03 of the second to extend Tampa Bay lead to 4-1.
Evgeny Kuznetsov made it 4-2 at 16:58 of the third period.
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