Mike Green scored in overtime for the Capitals In Game Two, and while it's not the PK's fault for a 1-0 loss, they nonetheless did give up a goal in an important situation.
Fastforward to last Monday for Game Three. Not exactly the same situation occurs, but an equally important one. Up 4-3, Brad Richards got called for a penalty in the final minutes of the thid period after
tapping high sticking Alexander Ovechkin. A goal would have probably meant a blown lead and yet another overtime. Instead, the Rangers this time killed the penalty off, securing the game and an all-important win to make it a 2-1 series.
Part of the fun of the playoffs is the chess match that it becomes. It's a 4-7 game series with the same two teams facing each other, meaning that each game builds onto the next and each coach makes adjustments based on what the previous coach did. What adjustment to the penalty kill did John Tortorella make in Game Three? Keep reading for a look at that.