Alexander Semin: Overtime Hero
The Washington Capitals won an intense Game One on home-ice against the New York Rangers. The Rangers opened the scoring 1:56 into the third. The unlikely source: former college star Matt Gilroy gets his first career playoff goal.
This game looked to be the same old story for the Capitals of playoff past, running into a hot goalie like Hendrik Lundqvist. The offense seemed to be shut down. It appeared to be that the Capitals could not dissolve the heroic goaltending efforts of Lundqvist. The Rangers looked to have this game in the bag, even though the Capitals heavily out-chanced them
Everybody knows Alex Ovechkin must score timely goals in order for the Caps to enjoy long term playoff success. Tonight was an example: with 6:16 left in regulation, Ovechkin...