The Capitals opened the scoring with a power play goal from John Carlson (2) at 11:06 of the first frame. Justin Schultz (2) and Nicklas Backstrom (4) had the helpers. The Islanders would tie the game on a shot from the point by Anders Lee at 15:33 of the first period. The period would expire with the game tied 1-1. Here are the advanced stats from the first period.
John Carlson goal:
First goal in our new blues goes to Carly! 💪 pic.twitter.com/Bucezxly9C
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) January 27, 2021
Anders Lee Goal:
— Rob Taub (@RTaub_) January 27, 2021
(Stats by Natural Stat Trick) The Capitals led in shot attempts 27-15 and shots on goal 17-11.
(Stats by MoneyPuck.com)
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