Wilson is Back! Scores First Goal of the Season.

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After a fairly ‘yawnable’ first 17 minutes of the opening period, there were three goals scored in a 2:03 span late in the period. The goal barrage included Tom Wilson’s first of the season. 

Wilson’s tally came with 1:48 left in the first period. The shot from the point was setup by a nice feed from linemate Evgeny Kuznetsov, giving the Capitals a 2-0 lead.

Marcus Johansson would start the scoring, on a tip off a blast from Matt Niskanen at the point.

The Capitals would give up a goal with 5.7 seconds left in the period, to send it to the first intermission, with the Capitals leading 2-1.

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By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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