really transforms the discussion, and should be fodder for plenty of National Hockey League fans to daydream: one of the deadliest snipers of this generation may accept a deal like the one Toronto gave to Patrick Marleau last summer (three years, $6.25 million cap hit). It's good to see him get out there and feel the puck. Kuznetsov left the game and did not return.
The best-of-7 series is tied 1-1. The response was even more impressive in the US, where Game 1 drew a 3.72 rating (an average audience of about about 4.5 million viewers) - up 7% from a year ago - and 3.788 million watched Game 2, which was up 16% from last year and 47% from 2016 when Pittsburgh played San Jose. So how are the Capitals keeping their eyes on the prize during the Stanley Cup final and not getting led into temptation in Sin City?
Reaves threw the punch with about 10 minutes remaining in the second period of the Washington Capitals' 3-2 win against the Golden Knights Wednesday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Ovechkin was a bit quiet in Game 1 compared to some of his other performances this spring, but showed up in all his GIF-worthy glory Wednesday night to help the Capitals even up the series 1-1.
James Neal and Shea Theodore replied for the expansion Knights.
Vosding is just one of many who took that same bet at different casinos around Vegas and hears how the majority of them are looking right now. (They said), 'Let me go make a $50 bet and then go to the hockey game.' After like 20 games, they said, 'Here's a great date night. The others were Game 2 of the 1936 quarterfinals (Chicago 5, NY Americans 4) and Game 2 of the 1992 Smythe Division semifinals (Los Angeles 8, Edmonton 5). Washington had 18 blocked shots to eight for Vegas, helping goaltender Braden Holtby turn things around.
This is the Golden Knights' inaugural season and were 500-1 odds to win at the start of the season.
Yes, that cross-check by Reaves happens multiple times per game in an average game, but read that again.
The Knights, meanwhile, are 6-2 on the road in the playoffs and have yet to lose two straight in any fashion this spring. He's the Capitals' No. 1 center.
Eller signed a five-year, US$17.5-million contract extension in February, and now has the same amount of goals (six) in these playoffs as he did in the first 50 post-season games of his career.
Around Las Vegas, the hype and anticipation is real as fans are hoping their team can hoist the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history, and in their inaugural season no less.
In addition to putting out the ad, Davis is also going to be at Game One tonight, as the Golden Knights look to draw first blood against the Washington Capitals.
Some of those gathered were holding the hottest ticket in town.