DMITRY ORLOV SCORES FIRST GOAL SINCE MARCH 2014, FOUR DEFENSEMEN SCORE
The Washington Capitals came out of the gate running, held off a mid-game resistance, and scored late insurance goals to beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-3 Saturday night at Verizon Center.
Seven different Caps players — including four defensemen — scored, Evgeny Kuzntesov had a three-point night and Braden Holtby made 24 saves in the process.
It marked the first time since Dec. 4, 1992 that four defensemen scored a goal for the Capitals (Paul Cavallini, Sylvain Cote (2), Kevin Hatcher (2) and Al Iafrate). [Read more…]