"One bad shift in the third period" was how Washington Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau described his team's effort in a 3-2 shootout loss to the New Jersey Devils, who were completing a three-game road trip Monday night at a sold-out Verizon Center. It was Washington's fourth loss in a row, though they took two points from the four losses. "I thought we were getting it in deep, we were doing all the right things, and that one shift, they kept it in our zone for about a minute and everyone in the building and on the bench knew something bad was going to happen." "Something bad" was David Clarkson's second goal of the season, scored with less than seven minutes left in the third period. Clarkson banged home a pass fromáNicklas Bergfors after aásustained flurry of shots and pressure. The ...
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