The Caps lost to the San Jose Sharks 3-0 in a slow, painful battle. This stops their winning streak at five games.
The game started off with a slow paced first period ending in 0-0, despite some impressive hustle and penalty kill skills. The Caps finish the period with 4 shots to San Jose’s 9.
The scoring finally began to happen 12:23 into the second period where Joel Ward helped create a stream for Marc-Edouard Vlasic to score. The scoring for San Jose continued about five minutes later, with 17:26 left in the second period. Brent Burns ripped one passed Holtby and the second period ended with the Sharks on top 2-0.
The third period started off with a power play for the Capitals. Brenden Dillion with a holding against Evgeny Kuznetsov, but ending in a no score. With 6:12 left in the third period, the Caps had one more chance for a power play after newbie Kevin Labanc tripped Tom Wilson. The Caps were unsuccessful and Joe Thornton added an empty netter late to seal it.
Ovechkin loses an edge on the semi-breakaway pic.twitter.com/cG1WDnxZtl
— Ian Oland (@ianoland) November 9, 2016
Joe B suit of the night
Happy Election Day, everyone. I hope your night goes a little better than this game did for our team.
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