Florida defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3 in overtime in the sixth game of the National Hockey League (NHL) first-round play-off series. Florida went on to win the best-of-four series 4-2 to advance to the second round for the first time since 1996. “Washington” has not been able to overcome the first stage of the Stanley Cup since 2019.

The winners included Ryan Lomberg (27), Claude Giroud (49), Alexander Barkov (55), Carter Verhage (63). Washington scored Nick Dowd (24), Niklas Backstrom (42), TJ Oshie (59). The rival of “Florida” will be the winner of the series “Toronto” and “Tampa”.

Forward “Washington” Russian Alexander Ovechkin after the match said that the whole team was to blame for the loss. “Responsibility for the defeat lies with the whole team. On me, on Backstrom, on Oshi, on Carlson. For everyone. We fucking failed, ”said the hockey player at a press conference (quote from “RIA News”).


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Laura Keffer

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