The Washington Capitals kicked off the homestretch of the Weird Year with an extremely low-scoring affair on the road against the New York Islanders.
First period: No goals.
Second period: No goals here either.
Third period: Nu-uh.
So onto overtime, where the Isles played actual keepaway until time expired.
Here comes shootout bullets.
- Eberle did NOT put the biscuit in the basket
- Oshie did NOT put the biscuit in the basket
- Beauvillier put the biscuit in the basket
- Backstrom put the biscuit in the basket…