Capitals rout Panthers 6-1 in Game 3 to take 2-1 series lead


              Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) looks to an official after his shot is stopped by Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72), as Panthers defenseman Ben Chiarot (8) defends during the third period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrates his goal during the third period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the Florida Panthers, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrates his goal with his teammates during the third period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the Florida Panthers, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals right wing Garnet Hathaway and center Nic Dowd, right, celebrate Hathaway's goal past Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, left, during the third period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) pulls Florida Panthers left wing Mason Marchment off of Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, as Capitals defenseman John Carlson, right, reaches in during the third period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov lunges to cover the puck, with defenseman John Carlson nearby during the third period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the Florida Panthers, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin and goaltender Ilya Samsonov embrace after Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov lunges to cover the puck, with defenseman John Carlson nearby during the third period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the Florida Panthers, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin and goaltender Ilya Samsonov embrace after Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. The Capitals won 6-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen (3) clears the puck from Florida Panthers left wing Jonathan Huberdeau (11) during the second period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Florida Panthers center Sam Bennett (9) shoots past Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9) during the second period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals left wing Marcus Johansson (90) and Florida Panthers defenseman Ben Chiarot, back, work to get the rebound off of Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72) during the first period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals left wing Marcus Johansson (90) celebrates his goal with his teammates during the second period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the Florida Panthers, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
            
              Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov (30) and Florida Panthers left wing Jonathan Huberdeau (11) watch as the puck deflects off the pads of Samsonov during the second period of Game 3 in the first-round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Saturday, May 7, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Capitals rout Panthers 6-1 in Game 3 to take 2-1 series lead