It is hard to believe it’s already been a year since that insane Game 2 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. The Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 at T-Mobile Arena and won their first ever Stanley Cup Final game.
Center Lars Eller opened the Capitals scoring and tied the game 1-1 late in the first period. Defenseman Michal Kempny and forward Andre Burakovsky assisted.
Captain Alex Ovechkin scored his thirteenth playoff goal of the 2018 postseason, on the end of beautiful passes from center Nicklas Backstrom and Eller.
Brooks Orpik would seal the deal for Capitals. The defenseman scored his first goal since February 26, 2016. Eller and Burakovsky continued to stay hot as they assisted.
One of the most memorable moments of Game 2 was “The Save”. Goaltender Braden Holtby made the save of the year on a shot by Golden Knights’ forward Alex Tuch. I’ll just let the video do the talking.
Happy AnniverSAVEry, Caps Nation!
By Della Young