“Washington tied the score in the final series of the Stanley Cup with the “Vegas”

The capital club have achieved victory in the second match of the series, one of the goals was scored by Ovechkin

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Hockey players “Washington” victory over “Vegas” in the second match of the final series of the Cup of Stanley of National hockey League (NHL).

The meeting, held on ice “Vegas” in the night of Thursday Moscow time, ended with the score 3:2 (1:1, 2:1, 0:0) in favor of “Washington,” one of the goals which was scored by Russia’s Alexander Ovechkin.

Ovechkin!#StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/EqqrhG5cJt

— NHL (@NHL) May 31, 2018

Thus, the account in a series to four victories became equal – 1-1. The series will continue on the night of June 3, Moscow time in Washington.

For “Washington” it is the second exit in the Stanley Cup finals in history. For the first time he gets to the final series in 1998 (lost to “Detroit”). “Vegas,” respectively, get to the finals for the first time: he is a newcomer to the NHL.

The previous two years, the Stanley Cup was won by Pittsburgh.

As for the regular championship of NHL, ahead of the Cup of Stanley “Washington” in season 2017/18 became the third in the Eastern conference, “Vegas” the third in the West.

On the way to the finals in the playoffs, “Washington” beat “Columbus”, “Pittsburgh” and “Tampa Bay”. In turn, the “Vegas” was stronger than “Los Angeles”, “San Jose” and “Winnipeg”.

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