Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nicklas Backstrom scored around a Benoit Pouliot goal in the first period to give the Capitals a 2-1 lead in Philipp Grubauer's first start in goal this season. That wouldn't end the fireworks, though. The Oilers tied it, then the Caps scored in the last minute to take a 3-2 lead into the first intermission. Now...the middle frame.
Capitals vs. Oilers Second Period Thread
The Caps and Oilers head to the second period in a late game from Edmonton