NHL roundup: Caps spoil Blues’ party in OT

Oct 2, 2019; St. Louis, MO, USA; Washington Capitals left wing Jakub Vrana (13) handles the puck as St. Louis Blues defenseman Justin Faulk (72) defends during the third period at Enterprise Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Jakub Vrana‚Äôs overtime goal lifted the visiting Washington Capitals to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night, a season-opening showdown between the last two Stanley Cup champions. Alexander Ovechkin and Dmitry Orlov also scored for the Capitals, and Lars Eller had two assists. Goaltender Braden Holtby stopped 20 of 22 shots. […]

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