WASHINGTON (AP) – The Washington Capitals have beaten the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 and taken a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final.READ MORE: Howard W. Hanna Jr., Founder Of Real Estate Agency Dies At 101 Years Old
Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored second-period goals and Devante Smith-Pelly added another late in the third period to put the Golden Knights in a hole. The lone Vegas goal came from Tomas Nosek, who cashed in a mistake by Washington goaltender Braden Holtby at 3:29 of the third period.READ MORE: 'I Owe Him Everything'; Zlatan Ibrahimovic Pays Tribute Following The Passing Of Dr. Freddie Fu
Vegas pulled goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury for the final two and half minutes of the game but couldn’t break through.
It was the first Stanley Cup Final held in the nation’s capital since 1998.MORE NEWS: Wholey's Market Celebrates 109 Years In Business
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