Daily Washington Capitals news and notes
Sabres defenseman Christian Ehrhoff will be out of the lineup for a few weeks after injuring himself in a fight with Washington's Troy Brouwer
An Ovechkin goal... at home... on the power-play. That's a nice one for the ol' bingo card, and it has the Caps up 1-0 after one. Second period ahead...
Today's Noon Number focuses on the Caps' home record over the last twelve months as they get set to play their final home game of 2011.
|- 1, Washington Power-Play Goal - Alex Ovechkin (13), from Tomas Vokoun at 1:42. Penalties - Mike Weber, Buffalo (Boarding), :27; Joel Ward, Washington (Slashing), 3:52; Brayden McNabb, Buffalo (Hooking), 10:27; Jason Chimera, Washington (Fighting (maj)), 12:26; Mike Weber, Buffalo (Fighting (maj)), 12:26; Christian Ehrhoff, Buffalo (Fighting (maj)), 16:49; Troy Brouwer, Washington (Fighting (maj)), 16:49.|
|- 2, Washington Goal - Nicklas Backstrom (13), from Alexander Semin and Roman Hamrlik at 3:52. 3, Buffalo Goal - Jochen Hecht (4), from Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville at 15:02.|
|- 4, Washington Goal - Alex Ovechkin (14), from Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Semin at 14:10.|