• Kuznetsov's SO goal lifts Capitals over Isles

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 5, 2014
    - Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in regulation and had the only goal in the shootout to lift the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday and keep Washington's playoff hopes alive. Kuznetsov tied it 1-1 at 2:36 of the second period, but John Persson put the Islanders back ahead at 4:16 and Frans Nielsen made it 3-1 on a power-play goal at 9:55. The Capitals fought back to tie it, getting goals from Nicklas Backstrom at 12:45 and Joel Ward at 15:01. Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby stopped a...

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