Found March 05, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:
Capitals 4, Bruins 3 (OT) Hitting the nitty-gritty part of their compressed schedule, the Bruins were forced to forget about their disappointing loss to the Montreal Canadiens in Boston on Sunday and get ready for Tuesday’s meeting with the Washington Capitals in D.C., the first time the two teams have met since last year’s Stanley Cup quarterfinals. The Caps had the B’s number in 2012, winning three out of four in the regular season and bouncing the reigning Stanley Cup Champions in seven games of the opening round of the playoffs. It might be safe to say that a lot of Bruins players still had the sour taste of the Joel Ward overtime game-winner that sent them packing last year still lingering in their mouth, as they were able to put together one of their best opening periods as a team this season. Some very bad backchecking by the Caps early on led to Alex Ovechkin committing a hook on a Brad Marchand breakaway, giving the Bruins forward and leading scorer a free shot at Braden Ho...
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