- The boys are officially back in town.
Yes, all of them:
Oh, and as for the off-ice entertainment leading up to Game 3?
Washington’s answer to Vegas's Stanley Cup pregame festivities?— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 1, 2018
• Fall Out Boy
• Pat Sajakhttps://t.co/mwho7aJuvE
"I think the Caps' atmosphere game is going to be through the roof...You have no idea what you are in store for."— NHL Network (@NHLNetwork) June 1, 2018
Get pumped for Game 3! We know @Capitals' fans will be. #NHLTonight pic.twitter.com/zeOaEH5vfp
2. So, yeah, Evgeny Kuznetsov practiced. Officially...
Caps say Evgeny Kuznetsov has not been cleared and will not speak with reporters.— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) June 1, 2018
Trotz said Kuznetsov is “day-to-day.” Not medically cleared. “Game-time decision.”— Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) June 1, 2018
Unofficially... cautious optimism?
Having watched Kuznetsov for a few minutes now, he’s participating in drills but does not appear to be 100-percent. The most noticeable thing is he doesn’t have his left hand on his stick when receiving passes.— Tarik El-Bashir⌨️ (@TarikNBCS) June 1, 2018
Dr. Ovi's diagnosis on Kuznetsov: "It’s always nice to see the guy being ready. I’m pretty sure he’s going to be fine tomorrow." But the Caps say he isn't medically cleared?! I don't understand!!!!!— Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) June 1, 2018
3. Everyone will remember The Save (like, forever), but let’s not sleep on the rest of his Game 2 performance (even if it looked shaky at times), including that epic 3-on-5 penalty kill:
This was the third time in his playoff career that Holtby has stopped 37 or more shots while allowing two goals or fewer in a game that didn’t require overtime. At the risk of stating the obvious...