Wednesday's Game 3 between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins changed the course of the series, giving Pittsburgh new life and putting pressure on the Capitals heading into tonight's game.
Sovetsky Sport's Pittsburgh reporter Oleg Mezheritsky spoke with Ruslan Fedotenko(notes) and Evgeni Malkin(notes) of the Penguins after Game 3 (the article in Russian is here). I spoke with Capitals goalie Simeon Varlamov(notes) after in preview of Game 4, including some words about the threats against his teammate Alexander Ovechkin(notes).
First, a translation of the Penguins interviews, beginning with Fedotenko:
Q. Fedotenko on Game 3:
FEDOTENKO: We played really well in all three games of this series. We just have to score a little more on the power play. And on the penalty kill we have to play more accurate. But after two losses we did not hang our heads and kept playing aggressive, physical hockey.
How did you manage to score against Varlamov?
Talbo and I broke two on one andRead More »from Chatting with Fedotenko, Malkin and Varlamov about Game 4