Lightning Cannot Connect and Fall 4-2 In Game 1 against the Capitals

By on May 12, 2018

Star Spangled Ovechkin (Photo-Travis Failey)

Brayden Point splits the defense and the Bolts get a good start (Photo-Travis Failey)

Kucherov and JT Miller look to establish early offense (Photo-Travis Failey)

Holtby was rock solid throughout two periods (Photo-Travis Failey)

Yanni Gourde jousts with Lars Eller (Photo-Travis Failey)

Cedric Paquette establishes position on Christian DJoss (Photo-Travis Failey)

Stamkos slashes past Niskanen(Photo-Travis Failey)

 

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Brayden Holtby takes a breather (Photo-Travis Failey)

Yanni Gourde (Photo-Travis Failey)

TJ Oshie spars with JT Miller and Nikita Kucherov (Photo-Travis Failey)

Stamkos gets space and breaks in on Holtby (Photo-Travis Failey)

Stamkos smashes into Holtby and goes into the net (Photo-Travis Failey)

Palat and the Capitals look to see if it’s in the net (Photo-Travis Failey)

Kucherov gets a step on Orlov (Photo-Travis Failey)

Kucherov sizes up Holtby (Photo-Travis Failey)

Kucherov somehow gets the puck up and in past Holtby (Photo-Travis Failey)

Kucherov slides into the net and Braden Holtby (Photo-Travis Failey)

Stamkos see the ref not signaling a goal (Photo-Travis Failey)

Stamkos and Kucherov await the bad news (Photo-Travis Failey)

Ovechkin drains the super spoiler slap shot to go up 2-0 late in the first (Photo-Travis Failey)

Lar Eller waits for someone to cut to the net while Vasilevskiy eyes the puck (Photo-Travis Failey)

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Stamkos with the left circle slap shot for the power-play goal (Photo-Travis Failey)

Lightning celebrate the power-play goal by the captain, Steven Stamkos (Photo-Travis Failey)

Holtby clears the puck before a rushing Ryan Callahan can get to it (Photo-Travis Failey)

Chris Kunitz takes a bad penalty to put the Lightning behind the eightball late in the third period (Photo-Travis Failey)

Kucherov vs Ovechkin (Photo-Travis Failey)

JT Miller tries to stuff the puck in on the doorstep but Holtby closes the door (Photo-Travis Failey)

Alexander Ovechkin clears the puck and the Capitals take Game 1 4-2 (Photo-Travis Failey)

 

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