Washington Capitals Losing Streak Reaches Eight Games with Loss to Boston Bruins

December 19th, 2010 by Trent Reinsmith Leave a reply »
On Saturday December 18, the Washington Capitals fell to the Boston Bruins by a score of 3-2. The loss extended the Capitals losing streak to eight straight games. The last game the Capitals won was on December 1, when they defeated the St. Louis Blues by a score of 4-1.

The loss dropped them to third in the Southeast Division and seventh in the Eastern Conference. In short order the team has gone from first in the NHL to 12th. The fall has been swift and the team is struggling to right themselves.

Things looked bleak in Boston on Saturday night when the Capitals found themselves facing a 3-0 deficit at the end of the first period. After facing so much adversity and so many consecutive losses they could have packed it in, but they did not. They battled back, scoring one goal in the second and one goal in the third.

The two goals did not give the team a point in the standings, but it did show that they will not quit and that is a positive that can be taken from the loss to the Bruins.

After the game, head coach Bruce Boudreau spoke about falling behind in the first. “It was one of those games where it would have been easily in ou ...

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