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Colorado Avalanche left wing Wojtek Wolski of Poland skates during warm ups at the Pepsi Center in Denver on December 29, 2007. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
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John Erskine scored less than 2 minutes into the game to start a Washington onslaught Thursday and the Capitals rolled to a 7-1 win over Florida.
Eric Fehr capped a Washington comeback with a game-winning goal 37 seconds into overtime Tuesday and the Capitals pulled out a 4-3 win over Boston.
Wojtek Wolski scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal 6:44 into the third period Friday, lifting Washington to a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia.
Martin St. Louis and Eric Brewer each tallied two goals Saturday, powering Tampa Bay's 6-3 win over Washington in the season opener for both teams.
Jiri Hudler scored in regulation and added the decisive goal in a shootout Sunday in the playoff-bound Detroit Red Wings' 2-1 victory over Florida.
Wojtek Wolski scored in the first round of a shootout Tuesday, handing the Southeast Division-leading Florida Panthers a 3-2 decision over Montreal.
Frans Nielsen netted the shootout game-winner Sunday, lifting the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over Florida.
Jose Theodore stopped 34 shots and posted his third shutout of the season, and the 33rd of his career, Sunday in the Florida Panthers' 2-0 win over Carolina.
James Neal and Evgeni Malkin scored shootout goals Friday to bring the Pittsburgh Penguins their eighth straight victory, a 2-1 decision over Florida.