The Washington Capitals posted an impressive 6-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night at the Verizon Center.
For a more complete game recap, check out my full article.
The game was seemingly over before it started when Alex Ovechkin got his first of 5 points in the night, less than a minute into the game. The Great 8 had one goal and four assists; Mike Knuble had two goals; and Mike Green added two assists.
Check out NHL.com for the full highlights package. Coach Bruce Boudreau’s post game comments can be found here.
Other Game Notes:
John Carlson wasand despite arriving at the Verizon Center about an hour before the game, played quite well… Jason Chimera dropped the gloves for the second time in a week… Washington’s next game is on Sunday at 3pm against the Flyers… it was Ovi’s 4-assist NHL game… Jose Theodore stopped 28 shots, including 14 in the first period