Alexander Ovechkin / Photo: © globallookpress.com
The Carolina Hurricanes hosted the Washington Capitals on its ice in the sixth match of the Stanley Cup playoff first round series. The hosts won the meeting with a score of 5: 2.
Alexander Ovechkin scored a goal in the capital club, who was assisted by defender Dmitry Orlov. Note that during the match, the arbitrators canceled one goal from Ovechkin. The reason for the cancellation of the puck was an attack on the goalkeeper "Carolina" from Ovechkin.
Ovechkin scored 125 points for a career in the playoffs and came in 50th place in league history for this indicator.
The score in the series was 3: 3. The teams will hold the seventh decisive match on April 25 on the ice of “Washington.”
"Carolina Hurricanes" (Raleigh) – "Washington Capitals" (Washington) – 5: 2 (1: 2, 1: 0, 3: 0)
Goals: Vogel 10:35. Terjajänen, 21:56. Staal, 43:51. Williams, 51:58. Hamilton, 56:54 (apt.). – Connolly, 5:06. Ovechkin (Eagles) 15:12.