The Capitals strike first against the Bruins thanks to Alex Ovechkin.
Brooks Orpik was going through the paces of a typically rugged hockey game in the Caps’ season opener on Thursday night when Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty took him down along the board
The Caps fell in the fifth-round of the shootout to Montreal in a 2-1 loss on opening night at home. On the plus side, the Caps still got one point out of the night.
Off a P.K. Subban giveaway, Andre Burakovsky was left alone in the high slot and beat Dustin Tokarski for his first-career goal that gave the Caps a 1-0 lead.