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@ Fla 
W 2-1
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vs. Bos 
W 3-2
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vs. Was 
L 2-5
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vs. Ott 
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vs. Dal 
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Ellers, Hathaway score 45 apart, Capitals beat Lightning 5-2

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Washington Capitals used a quick start during the final period for another win away from home.

Lars Eller and Garnet Hathaway scored 45 seconds apart early in the third period and the NHL-leading Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night.

Ellers scored from the left circle at 1:58 and Hathaway made it 3-1 from in-close.

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Leaders
Points: N. Kucherov34
Plus/Minus: K. Shattenkirk10
Shots on Goal: S. Stamkos87
PIM: P. Maroon36
Win: A. Vasilevskiy13
Shutouts: None 
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 109 (4)
Shots: 1009 (23)
PP%: 28.8% (2)
Penalty Minutes: 323 (7)
Assists: 193 (3)
SH Goals: 2 (22)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L OTL Pts
Boston 21 7 6 48
Buffalo 16 11 7 39
Toronto 16 14 4 36
Montreal 15 12 6 36
Tampa Bay 16 12 3 35
Florida 15 12 5 35
Ottawa 14 17 2 30
Detroit 9 23 3 21
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 100 (16)
Shots Against: 1004 (22)
PK%: 80.2% (17)
Penalty Minutes: 342 (3)
Shutouts: 0 (30)
Sv%: 0.900 (22)
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/14 N. Kucherov Lower-body injury - left game (day-to-day)
12/9 T. Johnson Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
11/29 B. Coburn Lower-body injury - left game (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/15 M. Stephens Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
12/10 C. Conacher Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
12/9 M. Stephens Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
12/9 C. Conacher Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
12/6 C. Conacher Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
12/5 C. Conacher Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
12/4 C. Conacher Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
12/3 C. Conacher Called up from minors from Syracuse-AHL
11/30 E. Cernak Suspension Over
11/29 C. Conacher Sent to minors Syracuse-AHL
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