2012 NHL Playoffs, Bruins Vs. Capitals, Game 7: Caps KO Champs, Win Game 7 In Overtime, 2-1

Joel Ward scores at 2:57 of overtime to send the defending Stanley Cup champions home.

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Bruins Vs. Capitals, 2012 NHL Playoffs Game 6 Final Score: Tyler Seguin's Goal In OT Forces Game 7

The Boston Bruins survived elimination with a dramatic 4-3 overtime win over the Washington Capitals in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.

Tyler Seguin's goal 3:17 sent the series back to Boston for a Game 7.

The loss was a frustrating one for the Capitals who dominated the Bruins for most of the game. Tim Thomas came up big yet again in net for Boston, stopping 36-of-39 shots. Washington also failed to cash in on any of the four power play chances they had in the game.

The Capitals fought back from 2-1 deficit in the first period, and a 3-2 deficit in the third only to come up short in the end. Braden Holtby stopped 27 of the 31 shots he faced in net for the Capitals.

The two teams will meet in the decisive Game 7 on Wednesday.

We'll have plenty more on these games and the rest of the 2012 NHL Playoffs on SB Nation D.C., so keep it locked to this StoryStream for all the latest news and updates. For more news, analysis, and discussion on Capitals hockey, please head over to Japers' Rink. For the opponent's perspective all series, check out Stanley Cup of Chowder. You can also head over to the SB Nation NHL hub page for more on hockey news as the playoffs begin.

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Capitals Vs. Bruins, 2012 NHL Playoffs Game 6: Score Tied 3-3 At The End Of Regulation

Alex Ovechkin's clutch goal with 4:52 to play in the game erased a 3-2 deficit and sent Game 6 of their series with the Boston Bruins to overtime.

The Bruins were able to take a 3-2 lead with 8:03 left in the third period when Andrew Ference beat Braden Holtby with an assist from Tyler Seguin.

The Capitals would answer and force overtime when Alex Ovechkin put a shot past Tim Thomas with a little under five minutes remaining in regulation, tying the score at 3-3.

Going into overtime, the Capitals still hold the momentum, as they are outshooting the Bruins 38-28 and have forced 14 takeaways to Boston's seven.

We'll have plenty more on these games and the rest of the 2012 NHL Playoffs on SB Nation D.C., so keep it locked to this StoryStream for all the latest news and updates. For more news, analysis, and discussion on Capitals hockey, please head over to Japers' Rink. For the opponent's perspective all series, check out Stanley Cup of Chowder. You can also head over to the SB Nation NHL hub page for more on hockey news as the playoffs begin.

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