POSTGAME NOTEBOOK

NHL.com
POSTGAME NOTEBOOK
POSTGAME NOTEBOOK

The Blues had the Caps down 2-1 late in the game, but Washington cashed in on a pair of fortuitous bounces in the final minute to avoid overtime and claim victory. In his first game in a Caps sweater, Richard Panik showed deft hands, quickly scoring off a clean rebound off the back wall to tie the game at 2-2 with exactly a minute left. John Carlson's drive from the point caromed hard and straight off the wall and right back in front, where Panik located it and slammed it behind Blues goalie Evan Fitzpatrick from the top of the paint. The goal came in a 6-on-4 situation; the Caps were on the power play and had pulled netminder Ilya Samsonov for an extra attacker. With time winding down below

Scroll to continue with content
Ad

What to Read Next