The Washington Capitals just could not wait to get on the road again. After a quick stop home to play the Tampa Bay Lighting, the boys have traveled down south to Florida to take on another once Southeast Division rival in the Florida Panthers. Can the Caps repeat the success they had in Sunrise almost exactly a month ago?
Find out with us all at 7:30 PM on NBCSWA. Pat has your recap.
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Michael Kempny will make his Caps debut on the right side of the defense. A position on the ice that he cannot remember the last time he played. Welcome to DC. Brooks Orpik stays in because he’s Brooks Orpik. Lines as always per Isabelle.
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Wilson
Vrana – Kuznetsov – Oshie
Connolly – Eller – Burakovsky
Stephenson – Beagle – DSP
Orlov – Niskanen
Djoos – Carlson
Orpik – Kempny
— Marina Molnar (@mkmolnar) February 22, 2018
Wham, bam, thank you ma’am. That’s the paralyzer. Jocelyne Lamoureux’s winning shootout goal before a clutch Maddie Rooney save sealed gold for the US women.
MEDICAL UPDATE: Defenseman Shea Weber will undergo surgery to repair a tear in a tendon in his left foot and will miss the remainder of the 2017-18 season.
DETAILS -> https://t.co/SElWfgd3v2.
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) February 22, 2018
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