Originally written on Rock the Red  |  Last updated 11/13/14
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The Leafs score two 3rd period goals to ruin another solid Neuvirth performance. (CBC.ca) The Washington Capitals fell to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night by a 3-2 score, their second consecutive loss in the province of Ontario by that scoreline.  Holding a 2-1 lead into the third period, Washington conceded two quick goals near the middle of the final frame and could not tie late.  The Capitals are now 1-5-1 on the young season and in the NHL’s basement.  Some notes from the defeat: Michal Neuvirth be good, man.  His stats don’t exactly show it, but he’s the sole reason the Capitals have three standings points and even had a prayer in this one.   The young Czech made 37 saves Thursday, including some of the ten-bell variety.  He’s been making excellent saves on big time players when he’s been given the net as his own, and though he will probably get a break tomorrow, it won’t be his fault.  Good thing he wasn’t traded, as some suggested this summer. If George M...
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