“Tampa Bay” and “Washington” have exchanged exit victories in the final series of the Eastern conference.
The second away victory of the Tampa owes a phenomenal game of goalkeeper Andrey Vasilevsky, who again managed to stop a powerful attack “Washington”, led by Alexander Ovechkin.
“Capitals” took the lead in the fourth minute after a powerful shot by Dmitry Orlov, who completed a protracted positional attack hosts. The Tampa promptly not only equalized, but took the lead. Braden point dribbled the “Washington” in his area, and three minutes later Steven Stamkos coolly scored the most.
The second period was in unequivocal dominance in Washington, but the hosts only managed to level the score. Alexander Ovechkin gave a perfect pass to Evgeny Kuznetsov, who sent a washer between guards of the goalkeeper “Tampa”.
It seemed that the “capitals” close to break “Tampa”, but the visitors again found a way to come out ahead. Alex Killorn after a few moments, after a two-minute majority took advantage of the inconsistency in protective orders the hosts and scored the winning goal.
The fifth match of the series will be held in Florida on Sunday, may 20.
Washington – Tampa Bay – 2:4 (1:2, 1:0, 0:2)Goals: 1:0 – 4 Eagles, 1:1 – 5 Point, 1:2 – 8 Stamkos, 2:2 – 25 Kuznetsov, 2:3 – 51 Killorn, 2:4 – 59 Cirelli
The account in a series: 2:2