Alex Ovechkin scored a power-play goal and added an assist as the Washington Capitals jumped out to a big lead before holding off the host Tampa Bay Lightning for a 4-2 Game 1 win at Amalie Arena. Braden Holtby made 19 saves to raise his record in the playoffs to 9-3.
Highlights (courtesy of NHL.com)
Vegas at Winnipeg 7 p.m. NBC
2018 IIHF World Championship
France 5, Austria 2
Czech Republic 3, Belarus 0
Denmark 3, Norway 0
United States 13, South Korea 1
- Patrick Kane and Charlie McAvoy each totaled five points with 2-goal, three-assist performances to lead the Americans to a 13-1 rout over South Korea. The Koreans have been outscored 42-3 in five tournament games.
Slovakia vs Sweden 6:15 a.m. NHL Network
Austria vs Belarus 10:15 a.m.
Russia (Dadonov, Mamin) vs Switzerland 2:15 p.m.
Latvia vs Germany 6:15 a.m.
Denmark vs South Korea 10:15 a.m. NHL Network
Canada (Ekblad) vs Finland (Sateri) 2:15 p.m. NHL Network