Brouillette scores first NHL goal, Haltby has 25 saves; Capitals beat Devils 3-0
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Feb 9, 2014
Brouillette broke a scoreless tie with his first NHL goal midway through the third period, Braden Holtby stopped 25 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 3-0 Saturday night in the teams' final game before the Olympic break. "I couldn't think of anything. Brouillette, playing his second NHL game, beat Cory Schneider on the short side with a wrist shot from the top of the left circle at the 10:50 mark. The Devils outshot the Capitals 11-6 in the first period as the teams failed to convert two power-play opportunities apiece. Five Capitals, including John Carlson , Alex Ovechkin , Backstrom and Marcus Johansson and Erat are headed to Sochi. After starting in place of an ill Michael Neuvirth and getting the win Thursday night, Holtby earned his third shutout of the season and 10th in his career in Saturday night's win.