Ovechkin praised Washington’s exit from the Stanley Cup with the phrase “fucking situation”
The Washington Capitals lost to the Florida Panthers in the first round playoff series of the National Hockey League (NHL). This is reported by the correspondent of “Lenta.ru”.
The sixth match of the series was held in Washington and ended with a score of 4:3 in favor of the guests. The winner of the meeting was determined in overtime. Thus, the score in the series became 4-2.
The Russian striker of the capital club Alexander Ovechkin praised the departure from the Stanley Cup in one sentence. “Some kind of fucked up situation,” he said in a post-match interview.
Florida, which is played by Russian goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, made it to the second round of the NHL playoffs for the first time in 26 years. Washington, who won the Stanley Cup in 2018, has not made it past the first leg of the playoffs since 2019. For the capital club, in addition to Ovechkin, forward Evgeny Kuznetsov, defender Dmitry Orlov and goalkeeper Ilya Samsonov play.
On May 13, the first pair of the second round of the playoffs was determined. In the next round of the Stanley Cup, the St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche will meet. The Blues defeated the Nashville Predators with a 4-0 series win. Louis outlasted the Minnesota Wild with a 4-2 aggregate series score.