The Caps got a good start to the road trip with an early goal by Joel Ward. Check out the video above.
Joel Ward and Jason Chimera may have different skin tones, but they consider themselves kindred spirits.
“We’re brothers from a different mother,” Chimera says with a laugh.
How it happened: The Caps dominated the first period, grabbing a 3-0 lead on power-play goals by Troy Brouwer [19th] and Joel Ward [20th] and an even-strength goal by Jason Chimer
Joel Ward scored his second goal of the day against the Toronto Maple Leafs late in the first period.
Joel Ward gave the Capitals a 2-0 lead with this goal, a backhand shot while falling to the ice.