Game Recap – 11/7/2019 – Washington Capitals v. Florida Panthers

Washington Capitals (11-2-3 25pts) v. Florida Panthers (7-3-4 18pts)


Game Recap:

In Florida the Washington Capitals look to extend their winning streak to five against the Panthers, and the Capitals would strike quickly as John Carlson would strike to make it 1-0 for the Capitals, but the Panthers would respond a little over a minute later as Frank Vatrano would score his fourth of the season to tie the game at one. The Capitals would get a powerplay opportunity, but would fail to convert. Then the Panthers would strike late in the first as Brett Connolly would score his sixth of the season against his former team to take the 2-1 lead.


Then in the second period the Panthers would strike again as Aleksander Barkov would score 27 seconds into the period to grow their lead to two. However, Brian Boyle would get called for slashing sending the Capitals to another powerplay, and this time the Capitals would strike as Alex Ovechkin would score his 12th of the season to cut the Panthers lead to one. Then six minutes later after killing back to back penalties, Ovechkin would strike again to tie the game at three. The Capitals would get a powerplay opportunity, but were unable to strike on the powerplay, and then would get into penalty trouble themselves as on their second penalty Evgenii Dadonov would strike to retake the lead for the Panthers heading into the second intermission.


Then in the third period it would be Tom Wilson getting the Capitals back on the board as he would tip an Evgeny Kuznetsov shot to tie the game at four 44 seconds into the period. Both teams would trade powerplay opportunities, but neither would be able to capitalize thus sending the game to overtime. Then in overtime Braden Holtby would make a huge save and the Capitals would turn it around as Tom Wilson would score his second of the game to win the game 5-4 11 seconds into overtime.



Washington Capitals:

Alex Ovechkin — Nicklas Backstrom — T.J. Oshie

Jakub Vrana — Evgeny Kuznetsov — Tom Wilson

Carl Hagelin — Lars Eller — Garnet Hathaway

Brendan Leipsic – Chandler Stephenson — Travis Boyd

Michal Kempny — John Carlson

Dmitry Orlov — Radko Gudas

Jonas Siegenthaler — Nick Jensen

Braden Holtby

Ilya Samsonov

Scratched: Tyler Lewington

Injured: Richard Panik (upper body), Nic Dowd (lower body)


Florida Panthers:

Jonathan Huberdeau — Aleksander Barkov — Evgenii Dadonov

Mike Hoffman — Brian Boyle — Brett Connolly

Frank Vatrano — Denis Malgin — Mark Pysyk

Dryden Hunt – Dominic Toninato — Colton Sceviour

MacKenzie Weegar — Aaron Ekblad

Mike Matheson — Anton Stralman

Keith Yandle — Josh Brown

Sergei Bobrovsky

Sam Montembeault

Scratched: None

Injured: Noel Acciari (lower body), Vincent Trocheck (lower body), Jayce Hawryluk (upper body)


First Period:

WAS Goal – :25 – John Carlson (8) from Michal Kempny (7) and Alex Ovechkin (9)

FLA Goal – 1:55 – Frank Vatrano (4) from unassisted

FLA Penalty – 2:22 – Aleksander Barkov 2 minutes for Interference

FLA Goal – 14:26 – Brett Connolly (6) from Anton Stralman (6) and Brian Boyle (2)


End of 1st

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Second Period:

FLA Goal – :27 – Aleksander Barkov (3) from Evgenii Dadonov (3)

FLA Penalty – 5:38 – Brian Boyle 2 minutes for Slashing

WAS PPG – 6:13 – Alex Ovechkin (12) from Evgeny Kuznetsov (7) and John Carlson (17)

WAS Penalty – 7:03 – Tom Wilson 2 minutes for High Sticking

WAS Penalty – 8:59 – Garnet Hathaway 2 minutes for Slashing

WAS Goal – 12:14 – Alex Ovechkin (13) from Dmitry Orlov (6) and Nicklas Backstrom (11)

FLA Penalty – 14:13 – Keith Yandle 2 minutes for Slashing

WAS Penalty – 16:42 – Dmitry Orlov 2 minutes for Hooking

WAS Penalty – 18:37 – Lars Eller 2 minutes Tripping

FLA PPG – 18:59 – Evgenii Dadonov (7) from Jonathan Huberdeau (10)


End of 2nd

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Third Period:

WAS Goal – :44 – Tom Wilson (6) from Evgeny Kuznetsov (8)

FLA Penalty – 6:00 – Dryden Hunt 2 minutes for Tripping
WAS Penalty – 8:59 – Michal Kempny 2 minutes for Tripping


End of 3rd

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WAS Goal – :11 – Tom Wilson (7) from John Carlson (18) and TJ Oshie (5)


End of OT

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Next Up:

Washington (12-2-3 27pts) v. Vegas (9-5-2 20pts)

Florida (7-3-5 19pts) @ New York Islanders (11-3-0 22pts)

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