the capitals couldn’t finish early in game 2. the penguins may soon finish them.

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braden holtby was pulled to start the third period after giving up three goals in the second. (patrick smith/getty images)the capitals wasted a scorching start in a 6-2 loss to the penguins at verizon center on saturday night. they now trail 2-0 in a series that swings to pittsburgh for game 3 on monday.the capitals pulled vezina trophy finalist braden holtby after he allowed three goals on just 14 shots through two periods, and philipp grubauer then allowed two goals on the penguins’ first four attempts of the third. it was an uncharacteristic showing for holtby, who had a great regular season (42 wins, league-best nine shutouts, a 2.07 goals against average) and settled in after a rocky start to the first-round series against the maple leafs.but he looked on from the bench as the capitals bled out in game 2, which came after they out-shot the penguins 27-14 (and led 59-27 in total shot attempts) through two periods. phil kessel scored twice for the penguins, as did jake guentzel, who now has seven goals in seven career playoff games. sidney crosby was all over the ice and finished with two assists.below is how the series looked immediately after game 2. fair warning: it’s n......

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