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B’s and Caps tied at 2-2 after the second period
Posted By Joe Haggerty On February 28, 2009 @ 2:04 pm In General | 1 Comment
17:45 great sprawling save by Tim Thomas  in the opening minutes of the second period as Washington sniper Alex Semin waltzed through the traffic in front and fired a forehand bid.
14:20: solid back to back pad saves by Thomas after a nifty Ovechkin pass — a skill that is highly underrated in the Russian superstar’s game — freed Victor Kozlov in the high slot, and the big center took two shots at the Boston cage. Thomas blocked the first one and then smothered Kozlov’s rebound attempt.
11:12: For the 45th time this season, Alex Ovechkin  fired up the red lamp when he fired a sizzling wrist shot past Tim Thomas to give the Caps a 2-1 lead.
9:06: The B’s stormed right back when Marc Savard  — with a Capitals defender draped all over him — found a wide open Phil Kessel  by the right faceoff circle, and Kessel flipped a shot through Jose Theodore’s five home to tie things up. The goal is Kessel’s 26th of the season and his second in his last four games.
7:23: Two great saves by Theodore, as he stoned Patrice Bergeron  on a one-time attempt from P.J. Axelsson and then blocked Bergeron’s backhanded rebound attempt.
7:00: Breakaway attempt for Caps center Brooks Laich, but Thomas closed up the pads and stoned his bid to tuck the puck between Timmy the goalie man’s pads.
00:25: Shawn Thornton  was denied on a rebound attempt from the slot that hopped right onto his stick. Another solid game for Boston’s fourth line against Washington today.
The B’s and Caps are tied 2-2 after two full periods of hockey in a potential Eastern Conference final matcup between the two best teams in the East.
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URLs in this post:
 Tim Thomas: http://media.weei.com/hockey/tim-thomas.htm
 Alex Ovechkin: http://media.weei.com/hockey/alex-ovechkin.htm
 Marc Savard: http://media.weei.com/hockey/marc-savard.htm
 Phil Kessel: http://media.weei.com/hockey/phil-kessel.htm
 Patrice Bergeron: http://media.weei.com/hockey/patrice-bergeron.htm
 Shawn Thornton: http://media.weei.com/hockey/shawn-thornton.htm
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