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.
Highlights (courtesy of NHL.com)
Vegas at Winnipeg 8 p.m. NBCSN (Jets lead series 1-0)
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2018 IIHF World Championship
Czech Republic 6, France 0
Sweden 5, Switzerland 3
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.
Russia (Dadonov, Mamin) vs Slovakia 10:15 a.m. NHL Network
Czech Republic vs Austria 2:15 p.m.
South Korea vs Norway 10:15 a.m.
Canada (Ekblad) vs Latvia 2:15 p.m. NHL Network