Garnet Hathaway’s two late goals lift Caps over Kings

Garnet Hathaway’s two late goals lift Caps over Kings

Garnet Hathaway scored two goals late in the third period and the visiting Washington Capitals defeated the Los Angeles Kings 2-0 on Wednesday night.Hathaway gave Washington a 1-0 lead at 16:30, then added an empty-net goal at 18:42. All five of Hathaway’s goals have come in his past four games.Ilya Samsonov made 34 saves to earn his second shutout of the season for the Capitals, who are 5-0-1 in their past six games. John Carlson had two assists for Washington, which was playing the second of back-to-back games after an overtime loss at Anaheim on Tuesday.Jonathan Quick made 36 saves for the Kings, who saw their eight-game point streak (7-0-1) end as they opened a seven-game homestand.The Capitals went 0-for-2 on the power play and the Kings were 0-for-1.After a slow start, the offensive pace picked up late in the second period, Samsonov made a series of sharp saves against Trevor Moore and Matt Roy around the 16:00 mark.Quick responded with a pad save on Conor Sheary’s tip-in attempt around the 18:00 mark that kept the game tied through two periods.

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