Islanders beat Capitals 2-1 in OT, take 3-0 lead in series

first_img LIVE TV WATCH US LIVE Associated Press Television News Written By FOLLOW US Mathew Barzal scored the crucial goal in overtime to give the New York Islanders a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday in game three of their Eastern Conference first round play-off series in Toronto, Canada. Andres Lee opened the scoring for New York 14 minutes 50 seconds into the game with the assistance of Adam Pelech and Ryan Pulock.Evgeny Kuznetsov equalised for the Capitals with a power play goal early in the second period and it remained 1-1 through the third before Barzal speeded into the zone and beat Braden Holtby with a backhand. That put the 2018 Stanley Cup champions on the brink of another early exit as they now trail 0-3 in the best-of-seven series. Game 4 is scheduled for Tuesday 18th August. center_img SUBSCRIBE TO US Last Updated: 17th August, 2020 10:58 IST Islanders Beat Capitals 2-1 In OT, Take 3-0 Lead In Series Mathew Barzal scored the crucial goal in overtime to give the New York Islanders a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday in game three of their Eastern Conference first round play-off series in Toronto, Canada. First Published: 17th August, 2020 10:58 IST COMMENTlast_img read more