Posted February 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
Troy Brouwer scored two goals and Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and assisted on Brouwer's second goal and the Washington Capitals shut out the Florida Panthers 5-0 in the opener of a home-and-home series Saturday night. Mathieu Perreault and Joel Ward each added a goal and an assist, and Alex Ovechkin also scored for Washington (3-8-1), which snapped a three-game losing streak. It was the first time Washington has scored more than three goals in a game this season. The two teams play at Florida (4-6-1) on Tuesday.
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