Found March 29, 2012 on Rock the Red:
The Washington Capitals did it all Thursday night, defeating the Boston Bruins in a shootout 3-2 at TD Garden to keep their playoff hopes alive.  After an uneventful first 40 minutes left the game scoreless, the Capitals scored two goals, one each from Dennis Wideman and Marcus Johansson in the third period’s first 12 minutes.  They only saw it slip away late in the third as the Bruins were able to tie it, but Washington got three goals in the shootout to walk away with a huge 2 points and keep pace with the idle Sabres; Buffalo can keep the 8th spot in the conference with one point in Friday's game against the Penguins. The game’s first seven minutes were uneventful and unentertaining, with neither team gaining sustained offensive pressure or controlling long stretches of play; there were three combined shots through the first 11 minutes of play.  Things got interesting with six minutes left in the period, though, when Jason Chimera ran Adam McQuaid from center ice and was s...
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