The latest edition at our weekly look at individual Washington Capitals ups and downs.
Lady Luck Given and She Taken Away Sometimes Too
A four minute and six second shift might be a new record.
The Capitals pick up a 5-4 win in Atlanta, but their nagging problems don't seem to be getting any better.
|- 1, Washington Goal - Eric Fehr, from Jeff Schultz and Brendan Morrison at 2:02. 2, Atlanta Power-Play Goal - Maxim Afinogenov (2), from Nikolai Antropov at 4:09. 3, Washington Goal - Alexandre Giroux, from Keith Aucoin at 8:00. 4, Atlanta Goal - Ilya Kovalchuk (8), from Nikolai Antropov and Maxim Afinogenov at 17:02. Penalties - Shaone Morrisonn, Washington (Tripping), 4:06; Christoph Schubert, Atlanta (Holding), 4:37; Colby Armstrong, Atlanta (Slashing), 8:16; Evander Kane, Atlanta (Boarding), 17:14.|
|- 5, Washington Goal - Jeff Schultz, from Simeon Varlamov at 10:20. 6, Washington Goal - Matt Bradley (3), from Jeff Schultz and David Steckel at 11:34. 7, Washington Goal - Chris Clark, from Mike Green and Keith Aucoin at 11:48. Penalties - Pavel Kubina, Atlanta (Tripping), 4:21; Milan Jurcina, Washington (Holding), 8:08; Brendan Morrison, Washington (Tripping), 12:33; Mike Knuble, Washington (Slashing), 15:37.|
|- 8, Atlanta Short-Handed Goal - Zach Bogosian (2), from Colby Armstrong and Rich Peverley at 4:51. 9, Atlanta Power-Play Goal - Ilya Kovalchuk (9), from Tobias Enstrom and Vyacheslav Kozlov at 19:21. Penalties - Marty Reasoner, Atlanta (Interference), 3:24; Milan Jurcina, Washington (Interference), 9:37; Maxim Afinogenov, Atlanta (Tripping), 15:19; Pavel Kubina, Atlanta (Slashing), 16:11; Mike Knuble, Washington (Slashing), 17:18; Jeff Schultz, Washington (Cross checking), 19:03; Alex Ovechkin, Washington (Tripping), 19:30.|