It seems that whenever the Capitals have put out one fire this season, there’s another one that needs to be stamped out.
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.
Troy Brouwer scored the Capitals' first goal of the afternoon against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday.