Mistakes and Penalties Doom Capitals in Overtime Loss To Flyers

Posted: 7th October 2009 by Dave Nichols in NHL
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The Washington Capitals came into hostile territory and went home with a point against the Flyers in PhiladelphiaáTuesday night. Washington lost the game 6-5 in overtime. But after squandering a third period lead on an "own goal", having the game-winner batted in off a rebound, and being on the wrong end of nine minor penalties, to a man, the Caps must feel like they let one get away. "You take [nine minor penalties] in a game, you're not going to win that game, and we took six in one period," Coach Bruce Boudreau said in the post-game press conference. "That's how four goals get scored against you. It's something that's unacceptable." The teams played scoreless hockey through one period, and it looked like it would beáa nail-biter in the sold out, orange-bathedáWachovia Center.áIt tur ...

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