Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin beats Hurricanes’ Petr Mrazek with laser snipe

Washington Capitals star ahead Alex Ovechkin prevented a sliding defender and beat Carolina Hurricanes goalie Petr Mrazek with a rocket shot to the blocker facet.

Capitals defensemen Matt Niskanen and Dmitry Orlov every had been credited with an help after a sequence of passes gave Ovechkin a major scoring likelihood. The winger entered the zone alongside the boards and guarded the puck from a diving Hurricanes defender.

After readjusting the puck from the defender’s tried poke verify, Ovechkin flicked a fast wrist shot low to beat Mrazek. It was Ovechkin’s fourth objective within the first-round sequence.

The objective gave the Capitals a 2-1 lead within the first interval throughout Monday night time’s Game 6. Washington took the one-goal benefit into the primary intermission, however the Hurricanes responded with 4 unanswered scores to drive Game 7.

Teuvo Teravainen tied the sport at 2-2 within the second interval. Jordan Staal notched the go-ahead objective within the third, whereas Justin Williams and Dougie Hamilton clinched the 5-2 victory with scores within the ultimate body.

The Hurricanes and Capitals face off within the deciding ultimate recreation of the sequence Wednesday night time at Capital One Arena.

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