The Washington Caps are going for the repeat, and after taking Game 1 they find themselves in prime position to take a commanding lead in their series against the Carolina Hurricanes. With under ten minutes remaining in the period, Alex Ovechkin found a trailing Tom Wilson to give Washington a 3-2 lead.
Alex Ovechkin finds the trailer, Tom Wilson, to give the Capitals a 3-2 lead midway through the third period. Ovechkin has primary assists on two of the team's three goals today. pic.twitter.com/nabDfjH3ld— Ian Oland (@ianoland) April 13, 2019
An insurmountable deficit for the Canes? No, but considering the Caps experience playing with the lead in the postseason after last year's run, a comeback attempt won't be easy.