The Caps sported purple jerseys for Hockey Fights Cancer night.
Caps Shut Out Again Win Box Score
Many of the journalists already had their game story written and were packing up, but the last minute heroics of Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin forced rewrites as the Caps beat the Islanders, 2-1. (Then again, with the Caps trailing 1-0 in the final minute, they could’ve used the same text from several other game stories this season.)
Caps alumni Calle Johansson, John Druce and Peter Bondra attended the game.
Caps’ backup goaltender Todd Ford showed me his Johnny Cash goalie mask, one of the best in the NHL. And I don’t even like Johnny Cash music.
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