Caps look to extend series lead to 2-0 in Tampa

5-13  Washington at Tampa Bay     Eastern Conference Finals Game 2 Caps lead 1-0

TV:  8pm  NBC 

Washington Capitals (9-4): Last game Capitals defeat the Lightning 4-2

Capitals Top performers:

  • Alex Ovechkin- 1 goal and assist
  • E. Kuznetsov- 2 assists
  • Braden Holtby- 21 saves

The Capitals and Lightning have met in the postseason only twice, both wins for the Lightning. The Capitals will be facing the Vezina Trophy finalist Andrei Vasilevskiy. On the other side of the ice, Braden Holtby has played 11 games, has an 8-3 record, a .926 save percentage, and a 2.04 GAA. Washington went 1-1-1 against Tampa Bay this regular season.

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Tampa Bay Lightning (8-3): Last game Lightning defeated by the Capitals 4-2

Tampa Top performers:

  • Stamkos- goal
  • Kucherov- assist
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy- 21 saves, pulled after 2 periods

Game 1: Capitals at Lightning. Friday, 5/11 at 8:00 p.m. ET. (Broadcast on NBCSN)
Game 2: Capitals at Lightning. Sunday, 5/13 at 8:00 p.m. ET. (Broadcast on NBC)
Game 3: Lightning at Capitals. Tuesday, 5/15 at 8:00 p.m. ET. (Broadcast on NBCSN)
Game 4: Lightning at Capitals. Thursday, 5/17 at 8:00 p.m. ET. (Broadcast on NBCSN)
Game 5 (if Necessary): Capitals at Lightning. Saturday, 5/19 at 7:15 p.m. ET. (Broadcast on NBC)
Game 6 (If Necessary): Lightning at Capitals. Monday, 5/21 (Channel NBCSN)
Game 7 (If Necessary): Capitals at Lightning. Wednesday, 5/23 (Channel NBCSN)

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