NHL Burakovsky at the double as Caps down Penguins to tie series

FILE - This April 28, 2010 file photo shows Montreal Canadiens goalie Jaroslav Halak, of Slovakia, celebrating the team's 2-1 win as Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russian Federation, skates off after Game 7 of the.

But there is little doubt which of the three events is the most important on the collective psychic of the Washington sports fan, which has watched the Capitals fail time and again in the postseason in the Alex Ovechkin Era. He finished the game with the goal, two shots and four hits.

The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will meet in a Game 7 for the fourth time and second time in the Sidney Crosby/Alex Ovechkin era. "I think there is still another level for us". Daley's offensive and skating ability has not been good enough to overcome his lack of ability to drive play.

The Washington Capitals hope to win their third straight game and get over that playoff hump by getting to the Eastern Conference Finals. We know that we're going to have to play probably our best game of the series to beat them in the seventh game at home. There is little reason to believe they will not continue to have that edge in Game 7 because they have had it for pretty much every minute of the previous six games.

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Ducks coach Randy Carlyle didnt blame Gibson and said its about the entire team being better. According to whowins.com, the overall Game 7 record of home teams in the National Hockey League is 97-69 (.584), but there are reasons to believe Washington's odds are even higher. "Now it boils down to one".

Washington will benefit from playing at home and get off to a fast start. If we dont hold serve, then its not what were looking for.”. "I think a lot of guys on both sides have been in this situation". We'll see how Game Seven does, but it's certainly notable that Game Five was so historically impressive in the ratings. Another stunning collapse -this one in five games- may have caused total reconstruction of the Capitals organization. It wasn't quite the first period we wanted, but the last 40 [minutes] were really good for us. Marc-Andre Fleury has allowed 31 goals on 394 shots faced.

In the next two games no Pittsburgh defenseman had more than six minutes against the Capitals' new third line, and Ovechkin's own individual scoring chances went from 1.1 per 60 minutes in Games 1-4 to 7.5 in Games 5 and 6. Play well. Do everything right.

That the Penguins didn't get Crosby checked out immediately is disappointing, but understandable-they don't want to lose their best player in a potential clinching game. Backstrom said the group reset after going down 3-1 in Game 4. Crosby took a nasty spill in the first period when he was slammed into the end boards head-first while he tangled with Carlson. The franchise of course being Sidney Crosby, the captain, the Hart Trophy finalist, and all the rest.

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Crosby told reporters after the game the crash "kind of knocked the wind out of me" but claimed he was otherwise fine.

"The medical staff and [NHL's concussion] spotters are responsible for identifying players that go through the protocol", Sullivan said.

It will be a memorable night for Washington sports standards, as the Washington Wizards play at the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the NBA and the Washington Nationals host the Baltimore Orioles in MLB's battle of the Beltways. Turns out they found some.

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