Final, Capitals 5-4: The Capitals overcame a 4-2 deficit in regulation and won 5-4 in overtime on a goal from veteran winger Troy Brouwer.
End of Regulation, 4-4: Bonus hockey is upcoming in Washington. The Capitals scored the only goal of the period to force overtime.
Third Period, 4-4: Liam O’Brien ties the game for Washington. Bruins goaltender Niklas Svedberg now has given up four goals on the night.
Third Period, 4-3 Bruins: Boston is going to the penalty kill again.
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Third Period, 4-3 Bruins: The puck has been dropped for the final period of regulation.
End of Second Period, 4-3 Bruins: It was a crazy end to the second period. After Seth Griffith gave the Bruins a 3-2 lead, Matt Lindblad doubled Boston’s cushion with his first goal of the preseason. Michael Latta quickly responded for the Capitals to make the score 4-3 after 40 minutes of play.
Second Period, 3-2 Bruins: Boston responded quickly to take the lead again. Seth Griffith scored his second goal of the night. Carl Soderberg and Jordan Caron picked up the assists. Caron has two assists tonight.
Second Period, 2-2: The game is tied. Alexander Ovechkin scored his second power-play goal of the night after the Bruins lost a defensive-zone faceoff.
Second Period, 2-1 Bruins: The Capitals have made a goalie change.
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Second Period, 2-1 Bruins: Adam McQuaid drops the gloves for his first fight of the preseason.
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Boston also is going back on the power play.
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Second Period, 2-1 Bruins: Boston has taken a 2-1 lead. Jordan Caron forced a turnover, then skated toward the net and sent a cross-crease pass to Seth Griffith for the goal.
Second Period, 1-1: The period has started, and Boston is back on the penalty kill.
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End of First Period, 1-1: The score is tied 1-1 after 20 minutes. Both teams scored on the power play. Check out the GIFs below for replays of the goal.
First Period, 1-1: The power play is over.
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First Period, 1-1: Boston is going back on the power play.
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First Period, 1-1: Matt Fraser has tied the game with his second goal in as many preseason games. It’s also his second on the power play.
First Period, 1-0 Capitals: Now, it’s the Bruins’ turn to go on the power play.
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First Period, 1-0 Capitals: The Capitals strike first! Alexander Ovechkin finds the back of the net. He led the NHL in power-play goals last season.
First Period, 0-0: Bruins are back on the penalty kill. Daniel Paille, Craig Cunningham, Adam McQuaid and Dennis Seidenberg take the first shift shorthanded.
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First Period, 0-0: Bobby Robins’ penalty is over, and we’re back to even strength.
First Period, 0-0: Bobby Robins didn’t take long to make his presence felt. The physical forward isn’t afraid to drop the gloves.
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First Period, 0-0: The game is blacked out in Boston, so we will do what we can to provide updates and highlights.
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Niklas Svedberg starts in net for Boston.
6:50 p.m.: Here are the lineups:
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6:20 p.m.: The Boston Bruins will play the first half of a back-to-back Friday night against the Washington Capitals, whom the Original Six club defeated 2-0 on Wednesday at TD Garden.
B’s forward Milan Lucic is one player who made the trip to Washington, but he won’t play Friday night. Bruins head coach Claude Julien said after Friday’s practice that Lucic is a “possibility” for Saturday’s game in Detroit against the Red Wings.
The 26-year-old power forward has yet to make his preseason debut as he recovers from offseason wrist surgery.
Here is the rest of the traveling roster for the games against Washington and Detroit:
Forwards: Patrice Bergeron, Jordan Caron, Craig Cunningham, Loui Eriksson, Alex Fallstrom, Brian Ferlin, Justin Florek, Matt Fraser, Simon Gagne, Seth Griffith, Bracken Kearns, Chris Kelly, Jared Knight, David Krejci, Ville Leino, Matt Lindblad, Milan Lucic, Brad Marchand, Dan Paille, Tyler Randell, Bobby Robins, Ben Sexton, Carl Soderberg, Ryan Spooner.
Defensemen: Matt Bartkowski, Johnny Boychuk, Chris Breen, Chris Casto, Zdeno Chara, Dougie Hamilton, Adam McQuaid, Kevan Miller, Joe Morrow, Dennis Seidenberg, Zach Trotman, David Warsofsky.
Goaltenders: Tuukka Rask, Jeremy Smith, Malcolm Subban, Niklas Svedberg
Follow along with NESN.com’s Bruins-Capitals live blog for score updates, analysis and highlights.