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AUDIO: Highlights of Capitals-Lightning Game 3 East Final

Washington Capitals center Lars Eller (20) pulls on the jersey of Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) during the third period of Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Washington. The Lightning won 4-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning scored twice on the power play and twice at even strength as they beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 Tuesday in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Capitals now lead the series 2-games-to-1.

Victor Hedman had a goal and two assists for Tampa Bay, while Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point had a goal and an assist each. Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy was named the game’s first star after he turned aside 36 of the 38 shots the Capitals threw his way.

Brett Connolly and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored for Washington.

Hear their goals, as called by John Walton on the Capitals Radio Network. Follow Capitals Radio on Twitter.

 

AUDIO - BRETT CONNOLLY GETS THE CAPITALS ON THE BOARD IN THE 2ND PERIOD

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AUDIO - EVGENY KUZNETSOV PULLS CAPITALS WITHIN TWO LATE IN 3RD PERIOD

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