NHL: "Washington" has opened the account in a series with "Tampa"
13 May, 2018, 02:05 | Author: Delia Walker
Washington found openings, in large part, because of Ovechkin. Just more winning hockey.
But instead of resting on the accomplishment and acting like "second-round champions", the Capitals played like a team with designs on the Stanley Cup in a 4-2 trouncing of Tampa in Game 1 of the East finals on Friday night.
"We had a good start". "I didn't think we were going to have a hangover". "It doesn't matter which position we are, which round it is". "Everybody was all in, and everybody was paying the price".
Stamkos said there were no excuses for coming out flat in Game 1 after a long layoff between series.
Steven Stamkos and Ondrej Palat scored for Tampa Bay, which trailed 4-0 heading into the third period.
The Winnipeg Jets defeated the Presidents' Trophy-winning Nashville Predators in the seventh game of their series Thursday night and will have home-ice advantage over the Vegas Golden Knights in the Western Conference Final. The Tampa Bay Lighting are averaging 3.5 goals per game and are scoring on 23.9 percent of their power play opportunities. "But we didn't do anything to earn our breaks", Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. Washington leads the best of seven series, 1-0.
When Tampa needed a goal late, they could not find it. Washington did not allow a shot on goal in the final three minutes of the game. The Lightning scored a goal, but it was later ruled that Tampa had too many men on the ice.
It was a set play the Lightning had seen on tape all week.
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Alex Ovechkin scored 5.3 seconds into the ensuing power play to give the Capitals a 2-0 lead, in what was the turning point of the game. With ten seconds remaining in the first period, Ryan McDonagh sprang Nikita Kucherov with a breakaway pass. Kucherov fought off Dmitry Orlov and flipped the puck past Braden Holtby to tie the game at one.
Stamkos and Kucherov had one shot between them in the first two periods. After all, they were in this same boat last series against Boston, before rattling off four straight wins to get here. Having done that in Game 1, the Caps know what to expect tonight in Game 2. The Lightning get the game's first power play with 2:26 to go in the first. The expansion team defeated the San Jose Sharks in six games to get to the conference final. "I don't know if it's coming off a little bit of a break and there's just not that sense of urgency, there's not that sense of where we are and how hard we've had to work to make it here", the 28-year-old says. "So we just gotta get back to playing our game". We've been in this situation before, unfortunately.
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