Bos 1 3 0 0 4
Was 1 2 1 1 5
Date of game: 9/26/2014

Recap: Washington vs. Boston

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Troy Brouwer's shot with 2:12 played in overtime lifted Washington to a 5-4 victory over Boston in preseason action from Verizon Center.

Alex Ovechkin netted a pair of power-play goals, while Michael Latta and Liam O'Brien also lit the lamp once each for the Capitals.

Justin Peters earned the win by stopping 10-of-12 shots in the final 29-plus minutes. Philipp Grubauer left after allowing two goals on 11 shots in 33-plus minutes.

Seth Griffith tallied twice, Matt Fraser and Matt Lindblad once each for the Bruins. Niklas Svedberg went the distance and took the loss deapite 24 saves.

Game Notes

VMI set for Wachenheim's first season

Virginia Military Institute's football program will visit Ball State in new coach Scott Wachenheim's first game and play six times at home during an 11-game 2015 schedule.

NASCAR News
Elliott to replace Gordon in the No. 24 car next season

Hendrick Motorsports revealed on Thursday that Chase Elliott will take over driving duties of the No. 24 Chevrolet full- time in the Sprint Cup Series, starting with the 2016 season.

Extra Points: State of denial

It didn't take Nostradamus to predict what was going to happen Friday when Roger Goodell finally met the media for his annual state of the league address two days prior to Super Bowl XLIX.

Pens D Ehrhoff out vs. Devils

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff will not be in action on Friday against the New Jersey Devils as he is undergoing tests for a possible concussion.

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