Originally written on Rock the Red  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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The Washington Capitals lost again on Saturday night, falling inside Pepsi Center to the Colorado Avalanche by a final of 2-1. The Caps gave up the first goal of the game on an absolutely terrible play by Michal Neuvirth, who somehow managed to lose track of the puck during its 20 MPH journey into the back of his net. Alexander Semin scored the lone DC goal, equalizing in the second period, but Washington gave it right back 54 seconds later in a nice little microcosm of their season. The Caps are now out of the Eastern Conference playoff picture. Again. The game got off to a rather static start, with neither team gaining much offensive momentum out of the gate. But it was Colorado who struck first when Cody McLeod floated a 60 foot wrister towards the net that Neuvirth completely whiffed on, allowing it to nestle into the top of the net for a 1-0 lead. As the period continued, the early stagnant offensive play returned, with both teams waiting back and not attempting to gen...
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