Recap of the Washington Capitals/Nashville Predators game.
The Nashville Predators host the Washington Capitals tonight at the Sommet Center. As the Preds push for the playoffs, the Caps will try to end a 4-game losing streak.
|- 1, Nashville Goal - Ryan Suter (6), from Shea Weber and Martin Erat at 0:50. Penalties - Donald Brashear, Washington (fighting), 12:27; Wade Belak, Nashville (fighting), 12:27; Matt Bradley, Washington (fighting), 12:30; Jordin Tootoo, Nashville (fighting), 12:30.|
|- 2, Washington Goal - Nicklas Backstrom (18), from Alex Ovechkin and Viktor Kozlov at 18:39. Penalties - John Erskine, Washington (fighting), 4:18; Wade Belak, Nashville (fighting), 4:18; Alex Ovechkin, Washington (cross-checking), 9:26.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Greg de Vries, Nashville (high-sticking), 2:41; Sergei Fedorov, Washington (hooking), 9:22; Dan Hamhuis, Nashville (hooking), 10:09; Jerred Smithson, Nashville (hooking), 13:42.|
|- 3, Washington Goal - Sergei Fedorov (8), from Viktor Kozlov and Alexander Semin at 2:20.|