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Topic - Joffrey Lupul
Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer made 49 saves and Joffrey Lupul scored the winner in the shootout to lift Toronto to a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals.
Alex Ovechkin continued his torrid scoring pace and the Caps fired a season-high 50 shots, but still came away with just one point.
The Capitals' reputation as a team that can't get it done in the playoffs is well-established. Here's a look at how each playoff exit happened, with some help from ex-coach Bruce Boudreau.
Brian Burke's brash and outspoken style wasn't a good fit for the new corporate owners of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Daniel Alfredsson of the Ottawa Senators, Joffrey Lupul of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Max Pacioretty of the Montreal Canadiens are finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.
Phil Kessel is heading back to the NHL All-Star game, and this time it's hard to imagine him left standing until the end of the draft.
Toronto Maple Leafs forwards Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul have been added to the roster for this month's NHL All-Star game in Ottawa.
Johan Franzen broke a tie in the second period, Ty Conklin stopped 29 shots and the Detroit Red Wings beat Colorado 3-0 on Saturday to spoil a night in which the Avalanche retired the jersey of Peter Forsberg.
Ryan Getzlaf scored 4:03 into overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 2-1 victory over the Capitals and send Washington to its seventh straight loss.
"When you're getting chances as a player or as a line or as a team it's bound to finally go in for you," he said. "Biggest thing is us winning. Whether you score or not, it doesn't matter who's putting it in the net, when you win that's all that matters."
"We haven't made the playoffs in however many years so the blame is falling right now on the GM," he said. "He's the guy the brought a lot of us in and we didn't get the job done."