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Capitals-Red Wings Sum

Monday, 03.19.2012 / 10:21 PM / News

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Capitals-Red Wings Sum

Washington 3 1 1-5

Detroit 0 1 2-3

First Period-1, Washington, Ovechkin 31 (Johansson, Wideman), 7:48 (pp). 2, Washington, Knuble 6 (Chimera, Perreault), 11:25. 3, Washington, Ovechkin 32 (Laich, Semin), 14:51 (pp).

Second Period-4, Detroit, Quincey 7 (Smith, Hudler), 5:15 (pp). 5, Washington, Aucoin 3 (Semin, Johansson), 17:24.

Third Period-6, Detroit, Bertuzzi 13 (Nyquist, Stuart), :36. 7, Detroit, Cleary 12 (Abdelkader, Smith), 12:52. 8, Washington, Chimera 17 (Knuble, Green), 19:39 (en-pp).

Shots on Goal-Washington 10-9-3-22. Detroit 12-10-11-33.

Goalies-Washington, Holtby. Detroit, Howard. A-20,066 (20,066). T-2:22.

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