October 18, 2008Game 5: Devils BEAT Capitals: 4-3 Shootout
The New Jersey Devils beat the Capitals 4-3 in Washington in a
shootout on Saturday, October 18, 2008.
Alexander Semin beat Martin Brodeur at 5:04 of the first period
to give Washington a 1-0 lead.
Petr Vrana tied the game with a goal that beat Brent Johnson at
12:48. Patrik Elias and Johnny Oduya assisted on Vrana's first goal of
The Devils outshot the Capitals 14-9 in the first period, which
ended with the score tied, 1-1.
Washington took a 2-1 lead with a goal from Mike Green 5 on 3
power-play goal at 12:18 of the second period.
&bsp; The second period ended with the Capitals leading 2-1.
Washington outshot New Jersey 11-9 in the period.
Zach Parise evened the score with a power-play goal at 10:34 of
the third period. Jamie Langenbrunner and Dainius Zubrus assisted on
Parise's third goal of the season.
Andy Greene scored his first goal of the season at 11:42 to give
the Devils their first lead of the game. Zach Parise and Jamie
Langennbrunner assisted on the goal.
Alexander Semin scored his second goal of the game at 14:49 to
tie the game, 3-3.
Regulation time ended with the score still tied, 3-3. The
Devils outshot the Caps 9-5 in the third period.
Neither team scored in the 5 minute overtime period, sending the
game to a shootout.
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