Conference Final. Boston vs Washington

Game 1. Boston 4 at Washington 3. Boston leads the best of seven series 1-0.
S OF THE GAME
1st star – DAVID BACKES from Boston
2nd star – DAVID PASTRNAK from Boston
3rd star – BRAD MARCHAND from Boston

GAME STORY
In a strong showing away from home, Boston squeezed out a victory over
the Capitals by the final score of 4 to 3. DAVID BACKES recorded the
winning goal at 7:39 of the 3rd period. BACKES found the net twice for
Boston. Other goal scorers were DAVID PASTRNAK and DAVID KREJCI for Boston
and EVGENY KUZNETSOV, JAY BEAGLE and ALEX CHIASSON for Washington.

Game 2. Boston 1 at Washington 3. The Capital tie the best of seven series at 1-1.

S C O R I N G S U M M A R Y
1. WAS. JOHN CARLSON(4)( ALEX OVECHKIN, NICKLAS BACKSTROM ): 2nd 0:28
2. BOS. RILEY NASH(3)( JAKE DEBRUSK, BRIAN GIONTA ): 2nd 7:49
3. WAS. ANDRE BURAKOVSKY(3)( JOHN CARLSON, EVGENY KUZNETSOV ): 3rd 6:11
4. WAS. MATT NISKANEN(4)( T.J. OSHIE, PHILIPP GRUBAUER ) (PP) : 3rd 19:03

Game 3. Washington 3 at Boston 1. . Boston dominated the first period outshooting the Bruins 16-7 and leading 1-0 , but after than it was all Washington. Capitals score twice in the second and once in the third period to win this one 3-1. Kuznetsov, Vrana and Beagle scored for the Caps and Zdeno Chara for the Bruins. Grubauer picked up first star as they stopped 31 shots and 4/4 goalie ratings. Rask stopped 22 shots and 3/5 goalie ratings. Three stars were Grubauer, 2- Kuznetsov, 3- Vrana. Washington now up 2-1.

Game 4. Washington 0 at Boston 5. . In front of a cheering crowd the Bruins easily handled the Capitals by a score of 5 to 0. The first goal was enough as DAVID BACKES found the back of the net at 14:46 of the 1st period. TUUKKA RASK was outstanding in goal. He was flawless in the shutout while facing 31 shots. Others registering goals were DAVID PASTRNAK, DANTON HEINEN, SEAN KURALY and TOREY KRUG for Boston.

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star – TUUKKA RASK from Boston
2nd star – TOREY KRUG from Boston
3rd star – DAVID BACKES from Boston

Game 5. Boston 5 at Washington 2. The visitors from Boston had an easy win over the Capitals by a final score of 5 to 2. Boston sustained a constant attack outshooting the Capitals 35 to 22. DAVID BACKES found the net twice on 6 shots for Boston. Other goal scorers were RILEY NASH, TOREY KRUG and CHARLIE McAVOY for Boston and JOHN CARLSON and JAY BEAGLE for Washington.
STARS OF THE GAME
1st star – DAVID BACKES from Boston
2nd star – TOREY KRUG from Boston
3rd star – TUUKKA RASK from Boston

GAME SIX. WASHINGTON 1 AT BOSTON 4. Boston upsets Washington and wins the best of seven series 4-2.. On their home ice the Bruins had an easy win over the Capitals by the final tally of 4 to 1. TUUKKA RASK was outstanding in goal. He gave
up just a lone goal while facing 27 shots. Goal scorers were JAY BEAGLE for Washington and BRAD MARCHAND, DAVID KREJCI, DANTON HEINEN and TOREY KRUG for Boston.



Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins
DATE : 04/18/2018

GOALS 1 2 3 OT F
Washington Capitals 0 0 1 0 1
Boston Bruins 0 2 2 0 4

SHOTS 1 2 3 OT F
Washington Capitals 9 5 13 0 27
Boston Bruins 7 16 9 0 32

S C O R I N G S U M M A R Y
1. BOS. TOREY KRUG(7)( JAKE DEBRUSK, BRIAN GIONTA ): 2nd 7:20
2. BOS. BRAD MARCHAND(14)( PATRICE BERGERON, DAVID PASTRNAK ): 2nd 16:29
3. BOS. DAVID KREJCI(11)( DAVID BACKES, TOREY KRUG ): 3rd 1:04
4. BOS. DANTON HEINEN(6)( DAVID BACKES, DAVID KREJCI ): 3rd 2:43
5. WAS. JAY BEAGLE(4)( LARS ELLER, NICKLAS BACKSTROM ): 3rd 13:21

P E N A L T I E S S U M M A R Y
1. BOS. TOREY KRUG – 2 Minutes: 1st 10:12
2. WAS. DEVANTE SMITH-PELLY – 2 Minutes: 1st 19:18
3. WAS. DMITRY ORLOV – 2 Minutes: 2nd 2:46
4. BOS. TOREY KRUG – 2 Minutes: 3rd 11:21

I N J U R I E S
NONE

Player Stats For Washington Capitals
PLAYER +/- SOG G A PIM PP SH FO-W AC IT TA HIT SP AS
ALEX OVECHKIN -1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1-1 33 18:54 0 1 1 1
CHANDLER STEPHENSON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 3 1:47 0 0 0 0
MADISON BOWEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 18 10:27 0 0 0 0
MICHAL KEMPNY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 18 10:27 0 0 0 0
ANDRE BURAKOVSKY -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 30 16:56 0 0 0 0
BRETT CONNOLLY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 3 1:47 0 0 0 0
DEVANTE SMITH-PELLY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 3 1:47 0 0 0 0
T.J. OSHIE -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3-1 33 18:56 2 0 0 0
JAKUB VRANA -1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 43 24:18 0 0 1 0
LARS ELLER -1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 36 20:18 1 0 0 0
DMITRY ORLOV 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 42 23:27 0 0 0 0
BROOKS ORPIK -3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 38 21:57 1 1 0 0
JOHN CARLSON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 52 29:23 0 1 0 0
MATT NISKANEN -3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 35 20:01 1 0 0 0
EVGENY KUZNETSOV -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4-2 37 20:56 0 0 0 0
NICKLAS BACKSTROM -1 4 0 1 0 0 0 6-2 33 18:50 0 0 0 1
JAY BEAGLE -1 5 1 0 0 0 0 6-3 39 22:14 0 0 0 0
TOM WILSON -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 23 12:54 0 0 0 0
———————————————————————————
TOTAL -15 27 1 2 4 0 0 20-9 5 3 2 2

Player Stats For Boston Bruins
PLAYER +/- SOG G A PIM PP SH FO-W AC IT TA HIT SP AS
PATRICE BERGERON 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 9-6 33 18:50 0 0 0 1
BRAD MARCHAND 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 33 18:50 0 0 0 0
DAVID PASTRNAK 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 26 14:50 0 0 0 0
RICK NASH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 3 1:47 0 0 0 0
JAKE DEBRUSK 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 33 18:56 0 1 0 2
DAVID KREJCI 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 4-1 39 22:14 0 0 0 0
DANTON HEINEN 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 39 22:18 0 0 0 0
RILEY NASH 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 6-3 30 16:56 2 0 0 0
ZDENO CHARA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 49 27:27 0 0 0 0
SEAN KURALY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 3 1:47 1 0 0 0
DAVID BACKES 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1-1 39 22:18 1 0 0 1
TOREY KRUG 3 2 1 1 4 0 0 0-0 35 19:57 0 2 0 1
CHARLIE McAVOY 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 45 25:27 3 1 0 0
KEVAN MILLER 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 39 22:01 0 0 0 0
MATT GRZELCYK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 18 10:27 0 0 0 0
NICK HOLDEN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 18 10:27 0 0 0 0
BRIAN GIONTA 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 33 18:56 2 0 0 2
ANDERS BJORK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 3 1:47 0 0 0 0
———————————————————————————
TOTAL 15 32 4 8 4 0 0 20-11 9 4 0 7

Goalie Stats For Washington Capitals
PLAYER MIN SHOTS GA ENG GR GRS
PHILIPP GRUBAUER 60 32 4 0 6 4 105
BRADEN HOLTBY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Goalie Stats For Boston Bruins
PLAYER MIN SHOTS GA ENG GR GRS
ANTON KHUDOBIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TUUKKA RASK 60 27 1 0 8 7 105

POWER PLAY OPP GOALS
Washington Capitals 2 0
Boston Bruins 2 0

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star – TUUKKA RASK from Boston
2nd star – TOREY KRUG from Boston
3rd star – DAVID KREJCI from Boston


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