Braden Holtby made 24 saves, T.J. Oshie scored twice and Devante Smith-Pelly also tallied as the Washington Capitals blanked the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 to force a seventh game of their Eastern Conference final series. The decisive tilt will take place on Wednesday night in Tampa with the winner advancing to meet the Vegas Golden Knights for the Stanley Cup.
Highlights (courtesy of NHL.com)
Florida Panthers at the 2018 IIHF World Championship
- Aaron Ekblad played in all 10 games and scored 1 goal (GWG), 5 assists and finished with a +5 rating and 6 PIM.
- Evgenii Dadonov played in all 8 games and scored 2 goals, 5 assists and finished with +4 rating and 2 PIM.
- Maxim Mamin played in 6 games and scored 3 goals (1 GWG) and finished with a +2 rating and 2 PIM.
- Harri Sateri played in 5 games and posted a 4-1 record, 1.41 GAA, .939 save percentage and one shutout.