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Playing the first meaningful game on Verizon Center ice after the team's stunning first-round elimination in last year's playoffs, the Washington Capitals returned Saturday night for the team's home opener, turning in a 7-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Except for the new coach, a couple of defensemen and having $100-million superstar Ilya Kovalchuk around for a full season, the New Jersey Devils haven't changed much.
Ilya Kovalchuk scored the go-ahead goal with 2:19 remaining and the New Jersey Devils beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first preseason win.
Henrik Sedin is the newest NHL MVP, but the Vancouver Canucks forward doesn't feel as though his name should be etched alongside hockey's greats or the current superstars he beat for the Hart Trophy.
The last team the Capitals wanted to be playing yesterday was the New Jersey Devils, a team that had won six of its last seven and was beginning its push for the No. 1 playoff seed. Golfers talk about the hole getting smaller when things are going against them; well, when you're firing pucks at a brick wall like Martin Brodeur, the net seems to get smaller.