Capitals rebound, take double-overtime thriller to cut series lead to one


Sergei Bobrovsky made 54 saves, Matt Calvert scored the victor 12:22 into overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets overcame two goals from Alex Ovechkin beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 in Game 2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. The Blue Jackets got a break two minutes later when a goal by the Capitals' Brett Connolly was waved off after a video replay showed he was offside bringing the puck down the ice.

The Capitals took the lead back on a John Carlson power-play goal with 5:17 left in the middle period. Capitals vs Blue Jackets live stream is on NBCSN stream. Bobrovsky, who entered the arena in a beige trenchcoat as sharp as his play in net, entered these playoffs 3-10 with a 3.73 goals-against average and.887 save percentage but has now stopped 81 of 88 shots through two games.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Mikael Granlund and Zach Parise scored power-play goals in the first period for the spark Minnesota was missing on the road, and the Wild used a four-goal second to roar back against Winnipeg the Western Conference series. And despite this win, the Capitals have to either win three straight or three of the next four games. Hellebuyck bounced back in a big way from the previous game when he gave up six goals and was pulled after two periods.

Crosby scored his fourth goal of the series in the first period, and Derick Brassard, Evgeni Malkin and Brian Dumoulin scored in the second to make it 4-0.

Cody Eakin tied it with 13:50 left, and William Karlsson scored 21 seconds after Neal's goal in a third-period flurry for the Golden Knights, whose storybook debut season just keeps getting more exciting and more outlandish. Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves to blank the Kings.

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You might think every Capitals fan would have developed some level of immunity to the stress of watching overtime playoff hockey given how often Washington has found itself in that situation in recent years, but I can confirm that's not the case.

The Capitals face a daunting task after dropping a pair of home games in overtime to open the series against a Columbus team that are getting solid goaltending from two-time Vezina Trophy victor Sergei Bobrovsky.

Game 4 is Wednesday night in Philadelphia.

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He was booked into the Scottsdale City Jail and later released.