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The Noon Number: Two Men Down, Next Man Up

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A look at some stellar penalty killing from the Caps in Game 2

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Two Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

1 - Number of shots on net for Vegas during their extended five-on-three power play Wednesday night. The Golden Knights enjoyed a two-man advantage lasting 1:08 in the opening five minutes of the third period in Game 2, but only managed to get one shot through to Braden Holtby (and none past him) over that span.

All told, the Caps spent 2:52 of the period’s first five minutes down at least a man with no damage done. Both Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik skated 2:19 of that 2:52 to help preserve the lead (h/t Ben Raby).