The Buffalo Sabres decisively defeated the Washington Capitals, 5 to 2, on February 23.

Final

WSH

Capitals

34-21-7

2

BUF

Sabres

29-24-8

5

Team

WSH

BUF

1

0

2

2

1

1

3

1

2

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Jason Pominville (EV) assisted by Jeff Skinner and Jack Eichel

0

1

Sabres

Sam Reinhart (EV) assisted by Evan Rodrigues

0

2

2nd period

WSH

BUF

Capitals

Alex Ovechkin (EV) assisted by Evgeny Kuznetsov

1

2

Sabres

Rasmus Dahlin (PP) assisted by Rasmus Ristolainen and Jack Eichel

1

3

3rd period

WSH

BUF

Capitals

Andre Burakovsky (EV) assisted by Michal Kempny and Christian Djoos

2

3

Sabres

Sam Reinhart (EV) assisted by Matt Hunwick and Conor Sheary

2

4

Sabres

Sam Reinhart (EV-EN) assisted by Carter Hutton

2

5