Originally written on Rock the Red  |  Last updated 10/2/14
Ahahaha is bestttt!!!))) goal!!!! (TWP) The Washington Capitals won their eighth consecutive game on Tuesday night, mauling the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 inside Verizon Center.  Getting goals from Jack Hillen, Alex Ovechkin, Troy Brouwer, Marcus Johansson, and Martin Erat, the Capitals jumped out to a big lead against the opposition for the second game in a row but unlike Saturday night against Tampa, Washington buried their opposition with strong play in the final period and another solid performance in goal from Braden Holtby, who made 29 saves.  With the win, the Capitals are now 24-17-2 and have virtually locked up a playoff spot, with the Southeast Division championship being their most likely outcome in terms of seeding. Alex Ovechkin was great on Tuesday night once again, dominating play the entire game and adding another goal to boost his league-leading total to 27. He added an assist to get another point and climb closer to the NHL scoring lead, continuing to drive fo...
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