"Penguins" powerfully started the game, scoring within a minute two washers (Patrick Hornqvist and Tom Kuhnhackl), and in the 36th minute of the game Carl Hagelin strengthened the advantage of the home match.

In the middle of the final third of the game with the efforts of their captain Alexander Ovechkin Washington one washer played, and at the last minute changed their goalkeeper and Justin Williams with transfer Ovi reduced the gap to the minimum.

Play the teams were still 54 seconds, but overtime "Washington" has failed. "Pittsburgh" won with 3:2 and came forward in a series 2-1.

It should be noted goalkeeper "penguins" Matthew Murray, who parried in this meeting throws 47 of 49.

The Stanley Cup-2016. 1/4 final (3rd match):

The Pittsburgh Penguins — Washington Capitals 3:2 (2:0, 1:0, 0:2)
1:0 — The Hornqvist (Daly, Shiri) — 06:37.
2:0 — Kuhnhackl (Cullen, Letang) — 07:37.
3:0 — Hagelin (Bonino, Kessel) — 35:03.
3:1 — Ovechkin (Niskanen, Extrem) — 48:02.
3:2 — Williams (Ovechkin, Carlson) — 59:06 (6x5).

Throws: 23 — 49
Goalkeepers: Murray Holtby.
Fine: 8 — 6.
Account in the series: 2-1.