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Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins Quarters Game 2: Fan Playoff Preview
The Boston Bruins got off to the playoff start they were hoping for on Thursday, April 12 when they defeated the Washington Capitals 1-0 1:18 into overtime on a Chris Kelly goal. Goaltender Tim Thomas recorded his sixth career playoff shutout in his 17 save effort for the Bruins.
Game 2 will take place on Saturday, April 14 before the series moves to Washington for Games 3 and 4 on Monday and Thursday.
For Boston it was important to come out and get that first win on their home ice. Despite their struggles late in the season they have come together when it matters most and will continue to fight to claim a consecutive Stanley Cup Championship.
The Boston Bruins will take on the Washington Capitals at the TD Garden located in Boston, Mass. on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 3 p.m. EDT.
Detroit comes into Game 2 of the first round finishing the season with a 49-29-4 record. They were 24-14-3 on their home ice during the regular season.
Washington enters Game 2 of the first round finishing the season with a 42-32-8 record. They were 16-21-4 on the road during the regular season.
The playoff series:
The playoff series is currently stands at 1-0 in favor of the Bruins.
Where to watch:
The game can be watched live nationwide on NBC or CBC.
The playoff statistic leaders:
Washington: Braden Holtby- 0.98 GAA, 0 goals, 0 assists, 0 points.
Injuries to note:
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All stats provided by NHL.com
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