Capitals enforcer Tom Wilson gets punched in face during Stanley Cup finals
Jun 02, 2018, 00:33
The Maryland Transit Administration is adding extra trains and is encouraging fans to take the MARC Penn Line train to the Capital One Arena in Washington to make it to Game 3 and Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals on time and stress-free.
Washington lost its first two games to open the post-season at home to the Columbus Blue Jackets before winning four straight. It appeared for a split second like Vegas was going to tie the game, but Holtby reached back across the crease with his stick to prevent the puck from going into the net.
The 29-year-old Dane was bumped up from his third-line role to the second unit after No. 1 centre Evgeny Kuznetsov got rocked by Vegas defenceman Brayden McNabb in the first period. "We're just going to push on, '" Capitals coach Barry Trotz said.
But onto the mounting pile of evidence that this Capitals team is indeed different than those also-rans goes their resiliency in evening the series with the Golden Knights at 1-1 following a 3-2 win on Wednesday night. But the violence has been real, with Brooks Orpik unable to speak to reporters after scoring the Game 2 victor because of a crosscheck he received to the mouth late in the third period. This team from Washington is an excellent hockey club, and obviously this series isn't going to go four games.
Washington needs three more wins to become the second team in National Hockey League history to win a Cup after trailing in all four postseason rounds, joining Pittsburgh in 1991. "This group has had everything thrown at them and they just say, 'You know what?"
The Vegas Knights prevailed in game one in a fairly even 6-4 (empty netter) victory. "It was an entertaining hockey game, but if you're a hockey person, it wasn't played that well". Eakin made a snap pass to speedster Alex Tuch to the right of the goal mouth.
I used to be a huge "let the boys play" kinda guy when it came to officiating, but following the 2004 lockout and seeing what the game could be when low-skill, low-speed players weren't allowed to make elite players slog through sticks, arms and cross-checks, that went out the window.
"It was pretty bad", Washington forward Jay Beagle said.
The Golden Knights were threatening the Capitals' goal when the exchange occurred.
That's when Holtby decided to make the best save of the 2018 NHL Playoffs. "I wouldn't be running around just to collect the money", Kovalchuk said. The Las Vegas area is starting to boom in terms of sports, and the Raiders will likely benefit from the work the Golden Knights have already begun.
"Every time this team has faced some adversity, whether it's been down in a series, in games, or we've lost important players at crucial times, players have just stepped up to the plate and everybody has just been a little bit better", Eller said. "Whatever. He takes a beating on that, but I don't think anybody in here gives a crap". Asked if he thinks Kuznetsov will participate, Trotz said he doesn't know.
The persistent Knights earned a power play and cut the Caps' lead to 3-2 late in the second on Theodore's shot through traffic. T-Mobile Arena reported 18,702 fans in the sold-out building, setting a franchise record for attendance.
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