The Washington Capitals decisively defeated the Vegas Golden Knights, 5 to 2, on October 10.

Final

Team

VGK

WSH

1

0

1

2

1

1

3

1

3

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

VGK

WSH

Capitals

Evgeny Kuznetsov (PP) assisted by Nicklas Backstrom and John Carlson

0

1

2nd period

VGK

WSH

Capitals

Alex Ovechkin (EV) assisted by Evgeny Kuznetsov and Brett Connolly

0

2

Golden Knights

Cody Eakin (EV) unassisted

1

2

3rd period

VGK

WSH

Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom (PP) assisted by Evgeny Kuznetsov and John Carlson

1

3

Golden Knights

Reilly Smith (EV) assisted by Nick Holden and William Karlsson

2

3

Capitals

Alex Ovechkin (EV) assisted by Brett Connolly and Evgeny Kuznetsov

2

4

Capitals

T.J. Oshie (EV-EN) assisted by Dmitry Orlov and Matt Niskanen

2

5