The Washington Capitals turned to goaltender Ilya Samsonov for Saturday's Game 3 and were rewarded with a 6-1 win over the Florida Panthers.

Samsonov kept a clean goal after allowing the first score of the game to Panthers winger Jonathan Huberdeau, stopping 29 of 30 shots. T.J. Oshie, Trevor van Riemsdyk and Alex Ovechkin were among the goal scorers as the Capitals took a 2-1 series lead vs. the Presidents' Trophy-winning Panthers.