The Washington Capitals on the other hand didn't get off to the best road game start. The were on a 7 game win streak but that was snapped by the Edmonton Oilers and then Vancouver went on to make it a lose streak with their vistory of 7-4 last saturday. It true Capitals fashion they found a way to win and win they did. Capitals beat the Anaheim Ducks tuesday night with a come back. Half way through the 2nd period Anaheim had a 3-0 lead. Washington came back to make it 3-2 by the end of the 2nd. Team Canada and Anaheim player Corey Perry made it 4-2 in the 3rd but Washington oh Washington you never give you do you? Troy Brouwer made it 4-3 and with less then a minute left in the 3rd period Capitals Forward Nicklas Backstrom went on to make it a 4-4 tie pushing to game into overtime. What happened next? Nicklas Backstrom ended the game in sudden death overtime scoring the game winning goal. Capitals win, Anaheim not so much.
The Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators last night. But Ottawa gave the current Stanley Cup champs a run for their money. It was a back and forth game with Ottawa tying the game up with 14 minutes left in the 3rd. Boston went on to score twice in about 30 seconds to finish the game at 5-3. After this finish Boston ended a 3 game losing streak and Ottawa had their 6 game winning streak snapped. Ottawa did very well though. They gave Boston a real hard time and Ottawa is not one of the stronger teams in the NHL. They finished near the bottom last year in standings. Go Teams!