LISTEN: Hear Capitals highlights from Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, celebrates his goal with teammates at the bench during the second period in Game 2 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

WASHINGTON — The Capitals beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final to take a 2-games-to-1 series lead.

Alex Ovechkin opened the scoring with his franchise-record 14th goal of the postseason, Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and an assist and Devante Smith-Pelly added a critical insurance marker in the third period to secure the Washington win.

Hear the highlights below courtesy the Capitals Radio Network with John Walton and Ken Sabourin on the call.