The capitals had already scored two goals in Game Seven at the start. After our sweet summer child Andre Burakovsky Tom Wilson scored the 2: 0 with a magnificent goal.
But the set-up for this goal was a breathtaking series by Alex Ovechkin that will go down in history as one of his best highlight role-playing games of all time.
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On neutral ice, Ovechkin gets a pass and swings immediately, with Carolina defender Dougie Hamilton lying in the dust at explosive speed.
Now in the Canes Zone, Jaccob Slavin tries to hit a pick for Ovechkin, but Ovi executes a supernatural toepick to escape him. He sees Tom Wilson waiting on the other side of the slot, so he offers him a perfect pass.
Here's another look at one of Ovechkin's biggest career pieces.