Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Troy Brouwer scored twice and Braden Holtby
stopped 27 shots to notch his fourth career shutout, as the Washington
Capitals crushed the Florida Panthers, 5-0, in the opener of a home-and-home
series on Saturday at Verizon Center.
Joel Ward and Mathieu Perreault each registered a goal and an assist, while
Alex Ovechkin also lit the lamp for the Capitals, who snapped a three-game
Florida goaltender Jose Theodore was pulled midway through the third period
after giving up all five goals on just 21 shots as the Panthers lost for the
second time in their last three games.
The Sports Network