Crosby opened the scoring 12 seconds into the second period, and he made it 2-0 just 52 seconds later. The Capitals were able to tie the game thanks to two goals by Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov. Unfortunately, for the home-side, Capitals Killer Nick Bonino yet again could not be stopped. It Bonino who ended the Caps’ season in Game 6 of the second round a season ago. This Washington Capitals team has claimed to be more prepared to face Pittsburgh this time around. As hockey fans we are all intrigued by this matchup.
It will be interesting to see how the Capitals respond.
This series features the top two NHL regular-season team for the first time since 2001.
Is everybody ready for the fireworks?