Bruce Boudreau


The Caps visited the new home of Bruce Boudreau Tuesday night in the first game of a three-game road swing. They started things off well with a 3-2 win.


Bruce Boudreau said he was “nervous as all get out” when Bob MacDonald finished the final cords of the national anthem and the sellout crowd at Verizon Center worked itself into a frenzy.


Overall, the Capitals played well enough to beat the best team in the NHL Monday night.


How it happened: The Capitals built a 2-0 lead on goals by Mikhail Grabovski [his 11th] and Nicklas Backstrom [his ninth], but for the third time in two games they saw it disappea