Washington Capitals results and schedule

Game 1: Lightning 4, Capitals 2 Power play proves costly

Alexander Semin

The Capitals get goals from Alexander Semin and Eric Fehr and hold the lead for much of the second period, but Tampa Bay rallies to take Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Verizon Center. Game story

Game 2: Lightning 3, Capitals 2 (OT) Lightning capitalizes in OT

Alexander Semin

Vincent Lecavalier sent a shot above Michal Neuvirth’s glove on a two-on-one as a result of the change to seal a 3-2 Tampa Bay victory. Game story

Game 3: Lightning 4, Capitals 3 Lightning strikes twice in 3rd

Alex Ovechkin

Steven Stamkos and Ryan Malone scored 24 seconds apart in the third period, and that 4-3 edge stood as the Lightning went up three games to none in the best-of-seven series. Game story

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