Proud of Dowd: Capitals’ Nic Dowd Nets Ninth Goal of the Season, New Career-High

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Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd scored his ninth goal of the season during Saturday’s game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. He set a new career-high in goals.

The tally came at 12:21 of the second period, giving the Capitals a 3-2 lead. Defensemen Trever van Riemsdyk and Brenden Dillon assisted.

As mentioned, the goal established a new career-high.

Additionally, van Riemsdyk picked up his first assist of the season, and Dillon recorded his fourteenth helper thus far.

This is the second goal of the night from the fourth line. Forward Garnet Hathaway opened the scoring in the first period.

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is an aspiring novelist and screenwriter who earned a BFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University in 2021. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Screenwriting from Regent University. Della comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for hockey in 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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1 Response to Proud of Dowd: Capitals’ Nic Dowd Nets Ninth Goal of the Season, New Career-High

  1. Anonymous says:

    Pay the man!

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