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Washington Capitals (20-12-1)


Mon. 12/11 Tue. 12/12 Thu. 12/14 Sat. 12/16 Tue. 12/19
@ NYI 
L 1-3
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vs. Col 
W 5-2
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@ Bos 
W 5-3
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vs. Anh 
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@ Dal 
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Capitals beat Bruins again, 5-3

BOSTON (AP) Alex Chiasson scored two third-period goals, the second on a short-handed breakaway with 8:29 left, and the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Thursday night.

Patrice Bergeron scored twice for Boston, moving past Bobby Orr on the team's all-time list with his 265th career goal and adding another in the final seconds.

Braden Holtby stopped 33 shots for the Capitals, who have beaten Boston 11 straight times. Jakub Vrana and Nicklas Backstrom also scored for Washington, and Alex Ovechkin added an empty netter to make it 5-2 before Bergeron cut the deficit to two with 27 seconds left.

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Leaders
Points: E. Kuznetsov35
Plus/Minus: M. Niskanen14
Shots on Goal: A. Ovechkin152
PIM: T. Wilson78
Win: B. Holtby18
Shutouts: None 
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 103 (8)
Shots: 956 (22)
PP%: 20.8% (7)
Penalty Minutes: 359 (3)
Assists: 177 (5)
SH Goals: 3 (22)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
Columbus 20 11 1 41
Washington 20 12 1 41
New Jersey 17 9 5 39
NY Islanders 17 12 3 37
NY Rangers 16 12 3 35
Pittsburgh 16 14 3 35
Philadelphia 13 11 7 33
Carolina 12 11 7 31
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 96 (12)
Shots Against: 1052 (6)
PK%: 79.8% (21)
Penalty Minutes: 330 (3)
Shutouts: 0 (31)
Sv%: 0.909 (15)
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/5 T. Oshie Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/8 T. Graovac Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
12/7 T. Boyd Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
12/3 T. Boyd Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
11/30 N. Walker Waived
11/29 A. Ness Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
11/24 T. Graovac Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
11/14 T. Graovac Sent to minors Hershey-AHL (conditioning)
11/11 L. O'Brien Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
11/2 L. O'Brien Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
11/2 A. Peluso Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
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