facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: Washington 4, Winnipeg 3

Nov. 23, 2011 at 9:52 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Jason Chimera's second goal of the game Wednesday, coming 1:52 into overtime, gave the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over Winnipeg.

The Capitals snapped Winnipeg's three-game winning streak and improved their home record this season to 8-1-1.

Washington took a one-goal lead on three occasions in regulation and Winnipeg came back to deadlock the contest each time.

Chimera's first goal came on a tip-in with 6:27 to go in the first period, giving the Capitals a 2-1 advantage. Kyle Wellwood tied it with 3:30 left in the opening stanza.

Nicklas Backstrom produced the only goal of the second period to again shove the Capitals in front, but Bryan Little once more brought the Jets even with a wrister midway through the third.

Tomas Vokoun won his 10th game of the campaign by stopping 22 shots. Ondrej Pavelec made 33 saves while suffering the loss.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
UPI horse racing weekend preview
2
NCAA Game Summary - Colorado State vs. Colorado
3
Tony Stewart on Kevin Ward's death: It 'will definitely affect my life forever'
4
Padres down Dodgers in 12 innings
5
Lamb's grand slam lifts Arizona past Colorado
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback