Penguins come back, knock off Capitals 3-2 in Game One

  • Penguins come back, knock off Capitals 3-2 in Game One

Penguins come back, knock off Capitals 3-2 in Game One

At the start of the third period, Ovechkin took a 2-on-1 opportunity and sniped the top corner to put the Caps up 2-0. Washington appeared to be in control with a 2-0 lead in the third before Pittsburgh came roaring back with three straight goals.

"There's going to be good things that happen out there and there's going to be bad things that happen out there", Murray said. "It's over, so we have to focus on the next game".

Which is to say, how do the Capitals get galvanized by Vezina-caliber goaltending from Braden Holtby all through this Thursday night. and then get gouged for three goals in a 4:49 span. and then lose, 3-2? First, Patric Hornqvist redirected a Justin Schultz shot from behind the right circle. Guentzel was standing to the left of the goal on that play.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 33 shots for his third shutout of the playoffs, and the Vegas beat San Jose in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals. Their longtime nemesis turned the tables on them once again.

Considered by many to be one of the greatest goal scorers in the history of the NHL, Alexander Ovechkin was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players of all time in 2017. "We have to be better over there". Malkin, the team's second-line center, was Pittsburgh's leading scorer during the season with 42 goals and 56 assists, and his absence gave Washington an edge up the middle. In the series between the teams past year, Crosby missed Game 4 with a concussion, and Washington still lost. The Capitals' only series victory came in 1994. "I think in any playoff series, it's just about getting better with every game". But both teams seemed jittery for the rest of the frame. "It's definitely fun because you just look for him and the puck".

He caught a break when Dominik Simon hit the post in the first period.

After that, the first period was high on chances but low on shots on the net. "It was one of those that's just a weird bounce".

Guentzel finished with a goal and two assists in Thursday's 3-2, Game 1 win over Washington.

Meeting for the third postseason in a row, and 11th postseason since 1991, the Metropolitan Division rivals know each other well. "But sometimes, hockey gives you those opportunities to win the game, but you didn't", Kuznetsov said. "We did a good job of that".