CAPS LIMIT FLYERS TO 18 SHOTS IN GAME 1 SHUTOUT
John Carlson and Jay Beagle scored, the team defense was stifling — especially on the penalty kill — and the Washington Capitals took Game 1 of their first round matchup with the Philadelphia Flyers 2-0.
The Flyers managed seven shots on their four power play opportunities without scoring. The Caps, meanwhile, were 1 for 6 with their extra-man opportunities.
Braden Holtby was strong, especially early with the Flyers spending so much time with the advantage. [Read more…]