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Sunday, November 9th, 2008
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The Washington Capitals came out of the locker room, revved up their engine and ran over the Rangers. The Caps outhustled, outhit and outscored the Blueshirts, winning 3-1.

For the first half of the game, Washington steamrolled over the Rangers. The Blueshirts didn’t know what hit ’em. They ran over Henrik Lundqvist twice (with no penalty called either time), and Alex Ovechkin ran over everybody (but especially Marc Staal). Lundqvist (25 saves) was the only thing keeping the game close. The Capitals scored a crazy, flukey goal to take a 1-0 lead in the first. The puck ricocheted off the crossbar, off the top of the glass, back down off the net, off Lundqvist’s head and then bounced off Brooks Laich’s stick into the net. You won’t see that again. Later in the period, Washington scored another controversial goal, when Tom Poti (ouch) put in a rebound after the goal post was dislodged from its mooring. The play was reviewed, and the goal was upheld, because the net was …

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