First Regulation Loss for Caps Comes by a Score of 3-2 vs Lightning

 GoaltenderRecordGAA / SV%
Washington CapitalsVitek Vanecek5-1-33.10 / .885
Tampa Bay LightningAndrei Vasilevskiy5-3-12.03 / .939
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Recap

In Tampa Bay the Washington Capitals would begin the month of November against Lightning. In the first period the Caps would strike 73 seconds into the game as Brett Leason would score his first career NHL goal to give the Caps the 1-0 lead. However, in the second period the Lightning would strike twice as Alex Killorn and Anthony Cirelli would score to give Tampa the 2-1 lead. Then in the third period Brayden Point would score in the opening minutes of the period to grow the Lightning’s lead to two. Conor Sheary would strike on the powerplay midway through the period, but the Lightning would shut down the Caps to take the 3-2 victory, and hand the Capitals their first regulation loss of the season.

PERIOD 1

GOAL- WSH (1:13)

Brett Leason from Jensen

PENALTY- WSH (10:55)- KILLED

Dmitry Orlov (Tripping)

PENALTY- TBL (18:25)- KILLED

Alex Killorn (slashing)

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PERIOD 2

GOAL- TBL (3:18)

Alex Killorn from Cirelli

PENALTY- TBL (4:46)- KILLED

Anthony Cirelli (tripping)

PENALTY- WSH (7:03)- KILLED

Dmitry Orlov (hooking)

PENALTY- WSH (7:43)-

Tom Wilson (interference)

GOAL- TBL (8:40) PPG

Anthony Cirelli from Barre-Boulet and Hedman

PERIOD 3

GOAL- TBL (2:56)

Brayden Point from Raddysh

PENALTY- WSH (3:33)- KILLED

Evgeny Kuznetsov (holding)

PENALTY-TBL (7:26)- KILLED

Victor Hedman (holding)

PENALTY- TBL (11:23)

Corey Perry (tripping)

GOAL- WSH (11:38)

Conor Sheary from Carlson and Kuznetsov

PENALTY- TBL/WSH (12:34)

Pat Maroon/Garnet Hathaway (roughing)

EMPTY NET- WSH (18:30)


The Washington Capitals will take on the Florida Panthers on Wednesday, November 3rd at 7:00pm EST.

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