KUZNTESOV WITH 4 ASSISTS, ALZNER TIES TEAM GAMES STREAK
If there are any concerns about how the Washington Capitals go about their business, it might be how they seem to have developed a knack for starting games slowly. It happened again Tuesday in Columbus, where the Caps were thoroughly outplayed through the first eight or so minutes of the game.
But as they have so many times in the past, they got going. And once they got going, man, they were tough to stop.
Nicklas Backstrom scored twice, Evgeny Kuznetsov had four assists, and the Caps pasted the Blue Jackets 6-3 at Nationwide Arena.
Braden Holtby became the first goalie to 30 wins, with 32 saves. [Read more…]