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Caps unbeaten when scoring shorties

Posted on: April 19, 2010 10:28 pm
Edited on: April 19, 2010 10:39 pm
By Erin Brown

Teams giving up a shorthanded goal to the Washington Capitals might as well waive a white flag.

The Capitals improved to 5-0 this year when scoring a shorthanded goal. Boyd Gordon accomplished the feat 66 seconds into the second period for his first goal in 23 playoff games.

Shorthanded goals tend to spark Washington's offense as well. In each of the contests, the Capitals scored no fewer than four goals.

Shorthanded Success
Date Opponent SHG scored by
Apr. 19, 2010 Montreal * Boyd Gordon W, 5-1
Mar. 24, 2010 Pittsburgh Alexander Semin W, 4-3
Jan. 17, 2010 Philadelphia Brooks Laich W, 5-3
Jan. 9, 2010 Atlanta Alexander Semin W, 8-1
Dec. 3, 2009 Florida Matt Bradley W, 6-2
* playoffs

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