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Capitals end Rangers' 5-game winning streak

Capitals end Rangers' 5-game winning streak

Alexander Semin scored twice as the Washington Capitals halted the New York Rangers' five-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory on Wednesday night.
With the game tied 1-1, Troy Brouwer not only screened goalie Martin Biron but redirected John Carlson's drive from the left point for his 10th goal of the season at 10:24 in the second period.
Marcus Johansson also scored for the Capitals, who ended a two-game slide by beating the top team in the Eastern Conference. Alex Ovechkin had two assists.
Brandon Dubinsky scored for the Rangers, 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Tomas Vokoun, making his first start in six games, made 31 saves for the victory.
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DEVILS 3, SABRES 1
At Newark, New Jersey, Petr Sykora scored two goals to lead New Jersey over Buffalo.
Zach Parise also scored for the Devils, who built a 3-0 lead in the second period. Martin Brodeur made 22 saves, while Patrik Elias helped set up both of Sykora's tallies.
Thomas Vanek scored for Buffalo, which received 20 saves from Ryan Miller.


Updated : 2020-12-05 11:23 GMT+08:00