NHL: Washington Capitals Defeat Boston Bruins 5-3 Despite Late Surge

November 6th, 2010 by Cory Ducey Leave a reply »
At the Verizon Center in Washington D.C., the Boston Bruins were going in 2-0-0 against the Washington Capitals and riding a three-game win streak and hoped to continue their success against the Capitals.

The Capitals hoped to get a win against a hot Bruins squad, and they didn't disappoint the Sea of Red.


First Period

There was no scoring in the opening.


Second Period

It didn't take long for Washington to get to Tim Thomas in the second period.  Just 59 seconds in, Tyler Sloan received a pass from the left faceoff circle to rip one from the point and beat Thomas.  1-0 Capitals.

At the 7:35 mark, a late pinching Mike Green got a cross ice pass from Alex Ovechkin who was occupied by a couple of Bruins.  Green had plenty of time to snap it top glove-side.  2-0 Capitals.

The Caps weren't done.  Just over 10 minutes later, Alexandar Semin got a shorthanded goal when the Bruins were on the power play, Semin fought off a flat-footed Patrice Bergeron to go up the ice and leave Zdeno Chara with three Capitals players to contend wi ...

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