Originally written on Rock the Red  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Oh, dear. (NJnow.com) The Washington Capitals lost their second consecutive game on Thursday night, falling to the New Jersey Devils 3-2 in Washington in the first half of a home-set doubleheader with the Eastern Conference Champions.  After scoring two power play goals, on each from Mathieu Perreault and Mike Ribeiro, to take a 2-1 lead into the third period, the Capitals fell apart in the third period.  Taking bad penalties and paying the prices of said penalties, Washington allowed two goals in the first ten minutes of the frame and were unable to climb back into the game when gassed after killing so many power plays.  With the loss, the Capitals fall to 5-10-1 and remain in last place across the Southeast Division, the Eastern Conference, and the entire National Hockey League. These penalties are just getting ridiculous.  The Capitals were playing well at even strength Thursday, not necessarily dominating but holding their own and controlling the end of the second period...
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