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.
Other Game Notes:
John Carlson was called up for the game and 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