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Team 1 2 3
BUF 0 0 0
WAS 1 0 0
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Game Story

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Andre Burakovsky scored in the first period, and Braden Holtby and Pheonix Copley combined for a shutout in the Washington Capitals' 1-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night in the exhibition opener for both teams.

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Scoring Summary

1st
13:14
Andre Burakovsky 1 (Assists: Jason Chimera 1, Joel Ward 1)
BUF 0 - WAS 1

Penalty Summary

1st
3:19
Chad Ruhwedel (Hooking - 2 min) drawn by Andre Burakovsky
BUF 0 - WAS 0
8:22
Luke Adam (High-Sticking - 2 min) drawn by Joel Ward
BUF 0 - WAS 0
9:22
Alex Ovechkin (Slashing - 2 min) drawn by Torrey Mitchell
BUF 0 - WAS 0
2nd
7:41
Joel Ward (High-Sticking - 2 min) drawn by Andre Benoit
BUF 0 - WAS 1
12:47
Tyson Strachan (Unsportsmanlike Conduct - 2 min)
BUF 0 - WAS 1
12:47
Tyson Strachan (Fighting - 5 min) drawn by Tim Spencer
BUF 0 - WAS 1
12:47
Tim Spencer (Unsportsmanlike Conduct - 2 min)
BUF 0 - WAS 1
12:47
Tim Spencer (Fighting - 5 min) drawn by Tyson Strachan
BUF 0 - WAS 1

Goaltending

Buffalo

GOALTENDING
Goaltending SA GA SV SV% TOI
Nathan Lieuwen 25 1 24 .960 59:13

Washington

GOALTENDING
Goaltending SA GA SV SV% TOI
Pheonix Copley 6 0 6 1.000 20:00
Braden Holtby 19 0 19 1.000 40:00

Skaters

Buffalo

SKATERS
Skaters G A Pts +/- PIM SOG Bks Hits Take Give FW FL FO% Shifts TOI
Luke Adam 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 13:23
Joel Armia 0 0 0 -1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 17 16:26
Andre Benoit 0 0 0 -1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 25 23:11
Zac Dalpe 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 7 9 44% 20 18:47
Nicolas Deslauriers 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 16 14:52
Matt Ellis 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 16 13:33
Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 12:18
Mikhail Grigorenko 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 7 1 88% 15 12:06
Vaclav Karabacek 0 0 0 -1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 10:55
Johan Larsson 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 2 0 1 1 50% 18 18:34
Torrey Mitchell 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 19 16:41
Sam Reinhart 0 0 0 -1 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 2 60% 19 16:53
Rasmus Ristolainen 0 0 0 -1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 24 23:17
Chad Ruhwedel 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 18:04
Tyson Strachan 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 21 15:59
Philip Varone 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 4 56% 14 11:52
Mike Weber 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 23 18:47
Nikita Zadorov 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 20 21:09

Washington

SKATERS
Skaters G A Pts +/- PIM SOG Bks Hits Take Give FW FL FO% Shifts TOI
Karl Alzner 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 25 17:52
Nicklas Backstrom 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 5 4 56% 18 16:59
Madison Bowey 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 25 19:27
Andre Burakovsky 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 9 18% 19 16:10
Jason Chimera 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 24 18:22
Tim Kennedy 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 17 13:34
Brooks Laich 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 0 3 0% 21 17:09
Michael Latta 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 2 71% 16 12:08
Tyler Lewington 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 24 17:58
Mike Moore 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 25 18:29
Matt Niskanen 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 24 22:13
Alex Ovechkin 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 17:37
Cameron Schilling 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 24 22:25
Tim Spencer 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 11 7:30
Chandler Stephenson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 2 67% 16 12:58
Nathan Walker 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 15 12:41
Joel Ward 0 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 50% 23 17:25
Casey Wellman 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0% 17 15:03