Game # 26: Capitals 7, Sabres 4


‘Handing out turnovers like campaign flyers, the Sabres’ weakest performance of the current season amounted to a blank ballot in the nation’s capitol. Adding to the ugliness was a controversial hit by Washington star Alexander Ovechkin on Buffalo’s Daniel Briere, sparking a fracas that led to three player ejections and a less-than-memorable game that took nearly three hours to complete.’