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End of Second Period, 3-0 Capitals

Stats

Shots: 22-16 Bruins

Faceoffs: 26-16 Bruins

Hits: 22-14 Bruins

Special Teams: BOS 0-4, WSH 2-3

Goals

1st Period

Alex Ovechkin PPG (1), assisted by Nicklas Backstrom (1) and John Carlson (1)

Alex Ovechkin (2), assisted by Nicklas Backstrom (2) and Karl Alzner (1)

Second Period

Mike Green PPG (1), assisted by Evgeny Kuznetsov (1) and Andre Burakovsky (1)

Second Period, 19:06, Capitals 3-0: Boston is headed back to the power play. Jason Chimera has taken a holding penalty.

Second Period, 15:40, Capitals 3-0: Washington kills off the penalty and we’re back to even strength. Boston had a few good looks on the power play, but no Grade-A scoring chances.

Second Period, 13:40, Capitals 3-0: Brooks Orpik has taken a penalty for interference and Boston is returning to the power play.

Second Period, 10:34, Capitals 3-0: Mike Green has given the Capitals a commanding lead with the team’s second power-play goal of the game. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Andre Burakovsky picked up assists.

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Second Period, 9:59, Capitals 2-0: Zdeno Chara has taken a roughing penalty and Washington is headed to the power play, where it’s 1-2 tonight.

Second Period, 9:07, Capitals 2-0: The Kelly-Soderberg-Eriksson line is the only one consistently creating scoring chances. Boston is outshooting Washington 19-11 but most of those shots have come from the perimeter.

Second Period, 6:13, Capitals 2-0: The matching minors have expired and we’re back to even strength. Washington has used its timeout after an icing.

Second Period, 3:44, Capitals 2-0: The Marchand-Bergeron-Smith line creates three good scoring opportunities, but they all are thwarted by Braden Holtby.

Brad Marchand and Nate Schmidt took matching minor penalties for roughing, so we’ll have 4-on-4 action for two minutes.

Second Period, 1:43, Capitals 2-0: The Bruins power play is over and we’re back to even strength.

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