Washington Capitals Lose, Lead series 2-1.

Washington Capitals 2 | TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING 4 | MAY 15, 2018 | Capital One Arena | Washington, DC

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Washington Capitals game 3 at Capital One Arena

NHL Eastern Conference Playoffs Game 3 –  Series: Capitals 2 Lightning 1

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Washington Capitals game 3 at Capital One Arena

Washington Capitals  lost 4-2 to Tampa Bay Lightning  Tuesday night in NHL Eastern Conference Playoffs Game 3.

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.

Washington Capitals

Evgeny Kuznetsov – 1 goal.

Brett Connolly – 1 goal.

Braden Holtby –  19 saves

Tampa Bay Lightning

Brayden Point – 1 goal.

Steven Stamkos – 1 goal.

Nikita Kucherov – 1 goal.

Victor Hedman – 1 goal.

Andrei Vasilevskiy –  36 saves.

 

Final 1 2 3 Total
Tampa Bay Lightning  1  3  0  4
Washington Capitals 0  1  1  2

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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Next Games:

NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Washington Capitals vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Home Game 2 Capital One Arena
Washington, DC
Thursday
5/17/2018
8:00 PM
NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington Capitals – Home Game 3 (If Necessary) Amalie Arena
Tampa, FL
Saturday
5/19/2018
7:15 PM
NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Washington Capitals vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Home Game 3 (If Necessary) Capital One Arena
Washington, DC
Monday
5/21/2018
8:00 PM

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