Time was ticking down and the Capitals were clinging to a 3-2 lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs Sunday afternoon when right wing Troy Brouwer banked a clearing attempt hard off the boards.
It seems that whenever the Capitals have put out one fire this season, there’s another one that needs to be stamped out.
With about one month remaining in the regular season, the playoff race is beginning to gain some clarity.
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.