Post-Game Review: Blackhawks @ Washington Capitals

Blackhawks lose to the Washington Capitals 4-3 in overtime.
Oy.

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As a tribute, I will now write this post with as much effort as the Blackhawks showed for large stretches of this game.

Meh. It’s a point. Try again tomorrow.

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Box Score:

1st Period
04:46: CHI Nick Leddy (3) Slap Shot – Assists: M. Hossa (26) & M. Frolik (24)
06:11: WSH SHG – Boyd Gordon (3) Slap Shot – Assists: none
19:06: WSH PPG – Jason Arnott (15) Slap Shot – Assists: A. Semin (22) & D. Wideman (27)

2nd Period
03:09: CHI Tomas Kopecky (13) Wrist Shot – Assists: none

3rd Period
06:23: WSH Brooks Laich (15) Wrist Shot – Assists: M. Hendricks (15) & E. Fehr (10)
19:21: CHI PPG – Jonathan Toews (29) Wrist Shot – Assists: D. Keith (31) & P. Sharp (30)

OT Period
03:51: WSH Mike Knuble (16) Wrist Shot – Assists: M. Johansson (13) & D. Wideman (28)

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Captain Force of Nature watch: Scored the goal that sent the game to overtime and assured the Blackhawks a point. Good job, son.

Duncan Keith plus/minus rating watch: Even.

Post-game quotes from @TramyersCSN:

Quenneville: “I find (short-handed goals) really take a lot out of your team.”

Keith on having 4 D-men 4 a time: “That was tough. It wears on you, especially with a team like that with a lot of speed.”

Toews: “It bites pretty hard when you get scored on shorthanded.That definitely didn’t help.”

Quenneville: “I thought we were generous in all the goals we gave them.”

Post-game videos: Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith, Joel Quenneville

Bonus video: Brent Seabrook got into a fight with Jason Chimera. It wasn’t a very good fight, mind you, but still — me gusta.

WSH Mike Knuble (16) Wrist Shot – Assists: M. Johansson (13) & D. Wideman (28)
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