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Capitals take two-game lead on Lightning

Washington Capitals v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Two Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images

Trailing by a goal after one period, the Washington Capitals scored five straight times to blow out the Tampa Bay Lightning by a 6-2 count at Amalie Arena. Tom Wilson, Devante Smith-Pelley, Lars Eller, Evgeny Kuznetsov Alex Ovechkin and Brett Connolly lit the lamp for Capitals, who will head home with a two games to none lead in the series. Washington is now 7-1 on the road in the postseason.

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Highlights (courtesy of NHL.com)

Tonight’s game

Vegas at Winnipeg 8 p.m. NBCSN (Jets lead series 1-0)

Poll

Who will win Game 3 tonight?

This poll is closed

  • 60%
    Capitals
    (15 votes)
  • 40%
    Lightning
    (10 votes)
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2018 IIHF World Championship

Sunday’s results

Group A

Czech Republic 6, France 0

Sweden 5, Switzerland 3

Group B

United States 9, Norway 3

  • Patrick Kane scored twice and added an assist to take over the tournament scoring lead with 15 points. Cam Atkinson and Dylan Larkin each had a goal and two assists in the rout.

Germany 3, Finland 2 (OT)

  • Harri Sateri served as the backup to Ville Husso in this game.

Today’s games

Group A

Russia (Dadonov, Mamin) vs Slovakia 10:15 a.m. NHL Network

Czech Republic vs Austria 2:15 p.m.

Group B

South Korea vs Norway 10:15 a.m.

Canada (Ekblad) vs Latvia 2:15 p.m. NHL Network