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Capitals 2, Predators 1

Tuesday, 08.16.2011 / 5:09 AM

Associated Press

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Capitals 2, Predators 1
Washington Capitals 2, Nashville Predators 1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Defenseman Mike Green scored had a goal and an assist to lead the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 exhibition victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.

Green opened the scoring on a power play at 3:21 of the first period.

Matt Halischuk tied it for Nashville (1-2) in the second, and Jay Beagle scored in the third for Washington (2-0). The Capitals played without star Alex Ovechkin.

scoring summary
1st Period
03:21
WSH
PPG - Mike Green (1) Slapshot - ASST: Nicklas Backstrom (1), Francois Bouchard (1)
1 - 0 WSH
2nd Period
07:25
NSH
Matt Halischuk (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Colin Wilson (1), Steve Sullivan (1)
1 - 1 Tie
3rd Period
06:47
WSH
Jay Beagle (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Keith Aucoin (1), Mike Green (1)
2 - 1 WSH
penalty summary
1st Period
01:28
NSH
Shea Weber  Cross checking  - 2 min against  Eric Fehr
03:45
WSH
Tom Poti  Interference  - 2 min against  Kelsey Wilson
09:20
WSH
Mike Knuble  Slashing  - 2 min against  Alexander Sulzer
17:08
WSH
Matt Hendricks  Hi-sticking  - 2 min against  Ryan Ellis
2nd Period
00:44
WSH
Tom Poti  Hi-sticking  - 2 min against  Sergei Kostitsyn
10:24
NSH
Kelsey Wilson  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Steven Pinizzotto
10:24
WSH
Steven Pinizzotto  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Kelsey Wilson
16:12
WSH
Grant McNeill  Hooking  - 2 min against  Patric Hornqvist
3rd Period
10:14
WSH
Grant McNeill  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Wade Belak
10:14
NSH
Wade Belak  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Grant McNeill
19:19
WSH
Matt Hendricks  Holding  - 2 min against  Matthew Lombardi
goalie stats
Michal Neuvirth
SA: 14TOI: 29:23
GA: 1SV%: .929
Dany Sabourin
SA: 11TOI: 30:33
GA: 0SV%: 1.000
Pekka Rinne
SA: 8TOI: 29:23
GA: 1SV%: .875
Anders Lindback
SA: 15TOI: 29:32
GA: 1SV%: .933