WILLIAMS, RICHARDS HONORED BY KINGS IN RETURN TO STAPLES CENTER
It wasn’t over until it was over.
The Washington Capitals continued their recent string of bad starts and furious finishes, coming from three goals down to salvage a point against one of the better teams in the Western Conference, the Los Angeles Kings. Jeff Carter’s goal at 2:50 in overtime dealt the Caps a 4-3 loss that for many might have felt like a win.
T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom and Dmitry Orlov — in spectacular fashion — scored three third period goal to forge a tie and carry the game to a frenetic overtime period. Or half of an overtime period, as it was.
The Caps improve to 49-13-5 for 103 points on the season. [Read more…]