Today's Number looks at Tomas Vokoun's 42-save shutout of the Panthers
Let's set the record straight. Tuesday night's game between the Capitals and Florida Panthers was not a playoff game. It may have looked like one and felt like one, but the Caps still need to be...
The Caps leapfrog over the Panthers to regain control of the Southeast Division with a 4-0 win over visiting Florida.
The battle for the Southeast Division continues tonight as the Panthers take on the Capitals in Washington tonight. The teams are once again only a point apart in the standings and the winner of tonight's game will hold the lead in the division tomorrow and the loser will be sitting in ninth place in the Eastern Conference.
In the 12-year history of the Southeast, there have been five seasons where only the division winner made the playoffs. While it’s impossible to tell if that will be the case this season, the...
|- 1, Washington Goal - Mathieu Perreault (9), from Jason Chimera and Alexander Semin at :13. 2, Washington Power-Play Goal - Alex Ovechkin (21), from Dennis Wideman and Marcus Johansson at 9:21. Penalties - Marcel Goc, Florida (Holding the stick), 8:47; Dennis Wideman, Washington (Slashing), 19:40.|
|- 3, Washington Short-Handed Goal - Jason Chimera (15), from John Carlson and Matt Hendricks at 1:01. 4, Washington Goal - Alex Ovechkin (22), unassisted at 11:47. Penalties - Karl Alzner, Washington (Roughing), 3:31.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Dennis Wideman, Washington (Hooking), 4:55; Jason Chimera, Washington (Cross checking), 11:30.|