10/11/14: Washington Capitals 4 Boston Bruins 0

1st Capitals Goal (Ovechkin), Powerplay

  • Washington Contributions
    N. Backstrom – picks up a loose puck off of an offensive zone faceoff and moves the puck back to Carlson at the right point (cont.), gets the puck back from Carlson, skates a couple of feet down the boards, and then passes it back to Carlson at the top of the zone
    J. Carlson – passes the puck back to Backstrom at the right half boards (cont.), gets the puck back from Backstrom, squares up to take a shot, and then passes the puck to the left faceoff dot for Ovechkin
    A. Ovechkin – one-times Carlson’s pass past Rask’s blocker before he can get across
  • Boston Faults
    B. Robins – in the penalty box for kneeing

2nd Capitals Goal (Ovechkin), Even

  • Washington Contributions
    K. Alzner – pinches down the left side boards to get a loose puck in the Bruins zone and chips it further into the left corner
    N. Backstrom – gets to the puck in the corner, starts skating up the left side boards, and makes a backhand pass to Ovechkin just below the left faceoff dot
    A. Ovechkin – gets the pass from Backstrom and takes a quick wrist shot that beats Rask
  • Boston Faults
    Z. Chara – lets Backstrom skate past him behind the net and then can’t keep up with him as he gets the puck in the corner and makes the pass
    R. Smith – doesn’t step up from the slot quick enough on Ovechkin skating deeper into the zone

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3rd Capitals Goal (Green), Powerplay

  • Washington Contributions
    M. Green – pinches down to get a puck below the goal line on the left side of the net after a save by Rask, then pushes it behind the net (cont.), one-times Kuznetsov’s pass from just above the left faceoff dot past Rask’s glove
    A. Burakovsky – pushes the puck further along the boards behind the net to Kuznetsov in the right corner (cont.), gets the puck from Kuznetsov below the goal line and passes it back to him
    A. Kuznetsov – gives the puck back to Burakovsky (cont.), gets the puck back from Burakovsky, skates it half way up the right side boards, and makes a pass across the ice to the top of the left faceoff circle for Green
  • Boston Faults
    Z. Chara – in the penalty box for roughing

4th Capitals Goal (Ward), Even

  • Washington Contributions
    E. Kuznetsov – deflects Spooner’s pass up into the air and to Burakovsky in the defensive zone
    A. Burakovsky – settles the puck down and skates it through the neutral zone and into the right side of the offensive zone, then he pulls up and passes the puck to Carlson entering the top of the zone
    J. Carlson – one-times Burakovsky’s pass towards the net
    J. Ward – deflects Carlson’s shot past Rask
  • Boston Faults
    R. Spooner – tries to make a pass on the rush into the Capitals zone, but throws it off the stick of Kuznetsov and the Capitals go the other way
    M. Fraser – can’t keep up with Carlson as they skate back to the Bruins zone, allowing Carlson to get the puck in a 4-on-3 situation

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