Found December 24, 2011 on Washington Post:
The Capitals got a point on a night when they probably didn’t deserve one, at least not based on their effort and execution through the first two periods of Friday’s 4-3 shootout loss in New Jersey. And they’ve got Jason Chimera to thank for that crucial point. With goals Nos. 12 and 13 – both in the third period – Chimera not only forced the game to overtime, he took the team lead in goals. Read full article >>

Jason Chimera: the Capitals' unlikely goal leader

NEWARK, N.J. — Jason Chimera's two goals Friday night vaulted him back into the Washington Capitals' lead for goals this season. That's not a typo — vaulted back, as Chimera has reclaimed a spot he's held for much of the season. He now has 13 and is on pace for ...

Rapid Rewind: A Point is a Point

The Washington Capitals were oh so close on Friday night, erasing a pitiful second period with an outstanding third one and clawing a point out of the Devils that they certainly did not deserve throughout the first two thirds of the game.  Brooks Laich and Jason Chimera were the goal scorers, Chimera twice, as the Caps found a way to head into the holiday break with a slightly better...

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Michal Neuvirth's play allows Capitals to get back into game against Devils

NEWARK, N.J. — Michal Neuvirth didn't want to talk about his stellar start Friday night, when he kept the Washington Capitals in the game despite the ice being slanted in his direction. Instead, Neuvirth turned the subject back to the team and what happened to dig a three-goal hole against ...

Ovechkin's remark made a mark

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Capitals earn a point after three-goal third period, fall to the Devils in a shootout

NEWARK, N.J. — A harmless shot from Jason Chimera that Martin Brodeur stopped easily elicited sarcastic applause from a half-hearted New Jersey Devils crowd. That's how bad it was for the Washington Capitals for two periods on Friday night. The third period was the opposite — more like the Caps ...

Capitals' Brooks Laich understands concussions are 'gray area'

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Three's company as Capitals' stars get goals

Before Tuesday night, the last time Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Semin scored in the same game was Oct. 30, 2010. "It's tough when you hear that stat," Backstrom said. "But it's good. It happens sometimes." It's also not a coincidence that before Tuesday night, Nov. 4 (a 5-1 ...

Capitals-Devils Preview

Consistency has eluded the Washington Capitals for much of this season, but Michal Neuvirth has been very steady lately. The Capitals' backup goaltender is expected to get a chance to continue his strong play Friday night against the New Jersey Devils, who hope the return of Patrik Elias will help them regain their scoring touch. Washington is 8-12-1 in its last 21, posting...

Washington Capitals (17-14-1) at New Jersey Devils (18-14-1), 7 p.m. (ET)

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