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When the final horn sounded, the Caps swarmed their freshman netminder.

“I still can’t believe this,” Neuvirth said. “This is my best feeling ever.”

Notes - Kronwall was playing in his first game with Washington since being claimed on re-entry waivers from Toronto on Feb. 6. …

Defensemen Karl Alzner and Milan Jurcina and forward Jay Beagle were healthy scratches.