Alex Ovechkin’s ice time in Game 2 is the main conversation this morning. But he did score the game-winner in the Capitals’ 3-2 win against the Rangers, and it makes for pleasant viewing for Caps fans.
Here’s how Wise described the moment:
“When he unleashed that game-winning wrist rocket from the point Monday night, Alex Ovechkin was battling a variety of forces. There were the rugged Rangers players who skated with him, the rabid Rangers fans, who counted down before each “Ovi (rhymes with Pucks!)” chant and, yes, his greatest neutralizer of all this postseason: Dale Hunter.”
Check out his full column on Ovechkin’s standing with the Caps.
— It was also another big night for the fourth line, which is fourth in name only writes Tarik El-Bashir.
— Interactive: Game 2 shot chart.