Caps ride fast start to easy win

Caps ride fast start to easy win
March 7, 2013, 8:00 pm
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The Caps came out swinging Tuesday night, scoring four goals on the Florida Panthers in the first nine minutes of the game.

John Erskine got the party started:

 

Wojtek Wolski picked up where he left off Tuesday night adding the Caps' second goal:

 

Florida goalie Jacob Markstrom was pulled after the second goal and replaced by Scott Clemmensen.  John Carlson welcomed him to the game by scoring the Caps' third of the night: 

 

Alex Ovechkin found Mike Ribeiro wide open in the middle and it looked like the rout may be on at Verizon Center:

 

The Caps kept rolling in the second.  After a blind-side hit to Jason Chimera gave the Caps a 5 minute power play, Ovechkin rocketed one past Clemmensen for his teammate:

 

Fehr tallied the Caps' second power play goal of the night in the third period as the Caps just kept rolling:

 

Perrault added one final goal for good measure and the Caps cruised to a 7-1 win over Florida: