X’s and O’s: Breaking down Penguins excellent execution on key goals from Pyatt, Jokinen, Maatta


PENGUINS – CAPITALS X’S AND O’S Capitals coach Adam Oates expressed frustration in the Capitals not being able to close out the game after taking a 3-2 lead on an Alexander Ovechkin third period goal. “We played pretty good game but figured out way to lose it tonight,” Oates said. “We had two chances in third. Too many mistakes on both goals. We had two leads, we blew it. Thought on both goals we should have changed, we didn’t, got little tired. They got great players, Malkin makes fantastic rush on goal, the winner. It’s a shame. You play good hockey game and you don’t want to blow points.” ADAM OATES AUDIO The Capitals getting beat on Jussi Jokinen’s game tying goal at 11:35 of the third period was a situation where the Capitals had numbers where the play should have been defended well but Brandon Sutter and Jokinen would end upRead More »