The Capitals dominated the Islanders with crushing hits and goal after goal after goal (after two more goals).
Nicklas Backstrom finished off a dominant performance when he scored his third goal of the series with 8:51 remaining in overtime.
The Caps were able to force overtime late, but it didn't take long for John Tavares to respond in overtime.
The Capitals rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Islanders 4-3 in Game 2. Some unlikely heroes stepped up to even the series.