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3/7/16 Capitals vs. Ducks

game recap

Capitals end Ducks win streak at 11

Oshie, Backstrom score for Washington in shootout

by Abbey Mastracco / NHL.com Correspondent

Backstrom's shootout winner

WSH@ANA: Backstrom beats Gibson five-hole for the win

3/7/16: Nicklas Backstrom makes a nice move and puts the puck five-hole on John Gibson for the shootout winner, giving the Capitals a 2-1 win

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ANAHEIM -- Nicklas Backstrom scored the deciding goal in the shootout, and the Washington Capitals ended the Anaheim Ducks' team-record 11-game win streak with a 2-1 victory at Honda Center on Monday.

"Tonight was a high-paced game. It felt a lot like playoff hockey," said Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, who scored in the first round of the shootout. "They come at you a couple different ways; they're fast, they're big. Goaltending was great tonight on both sides. It was a good battle."

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Ducks going for 12th straight win against Capitals

Big test for Anaheim against League-leading Capitals

by Abbey Mastracco / NHL.com Correspondent

CAPITALS (48-13-4) at DUCKS (37-19-8)

TV: 10 p.m. ET; SNE, SNO, CSN-DC, FS-SD, PRIME, NHL.TV

ANAHEIM - Bruce Boudreau and the Anaheim Ducks will go for a 12th straight win against a team he knows well but has had had trouble against in recent years.

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