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Opening Night Live Blog – Bruins vs. Capitals

Junior Seau in Bruins gear

The Bruins took on the Washington Capitals in the NHL Season opener Thursday night, and fell 4-1. Hey, there’s 81 games left. No worries, right?

Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin finished with two goals and one assist, which is a great start as he goes for yet another 50-goal season. Brooks Laich scored the other two goals for the Caps.

Patrice Bergeron scored the lone goal for the Bruins on a breakway back-hander.

Read our live blog below for details!

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  1. [...] 1st period, getting more shots in the one period than they had in the entire game Thursday against Washington. The scoring was capped off in the period when Blake Wheeler got credit for a backhand goal that he [...]

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  2. [...] their only other meeting of the season, the Capitals handed the B’s an opening night defeat, 4-1 at the Garden. These two teams won’t meet again until the final week of the season, when Boston visits [...]

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