The Washington Capitals should have beaten the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday. If it wasn’t for Ryan Miller‘s stunning late third period save, they would have.
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With just over two minutes left, Alex Ovechkin fed the puck in front to Mikhail Grabovski. Facing a wide open net, Grabo attempted to flick the puck into the net. Miller, however, lunged to his right, stopping the puck with the end of his stick.
“That’s one of those ones were you’re just completely out of options,” Miller said after the game. “I knew I was in trouble.”
“Those can go wrong for you,” the goalie added. “More often than not those guys are going to score. I don’t think he got quite all of it and it gave me time to put a blade on it.”
Thanks to Miller’s 28 saves, Buffalo beat the Caps 2-1 in the shootout. I’ll have more on him tomorrow.