Washington Capitals Arnott Fancy but Win Third in a Row Over St.Louis Blues

March 3rd, 2011 by Alan Zlotorzynski Leave a reply »
It only took three days but the Jason “Arnott” headlines can begin in earnest. The Caps wesbite led with "Ready Arnott".

Newly acquired veteran center Arnott scored his 14th goal of the season as the Washington Capitals beat the struggling St. Louis Blues 3-2,winning their third straight game in the process.

Along with claiming Marco Sturm off waivers last Friday, the Capitals made two trades at the deadline on Monday bringing Arnott and defenseman Dennis Wideman to the nation’s capital. With new faces in the line-up against the Blues on Thursday, the Caps played a familiar looking game.

The Capitals were sluggish to start, awoke somewhat in the middle period and started skating every shift, four lines deep, in the third, eventually winning on Arnotts goal.

Although Washington outshot the Blues 10-6 in the opening frame, they would trail headed into the first intermission. Washington failed to score a first period goal for the sixth straight game but allowed one for the 51st time this season.

The Caps have been outscored 51-38 in the first period this season and the 38 goals are the least scored by a ...

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