Although both teams had chances in the first period, neither the MInnesota Wild nor the Washington Capitals were able to put a shot in the net, as the score is tied 0-0 after one.
Although the Capitals had two chances on the power play in the first period, the Wild have dominated many aspects of the game, including a 12-5 advantage in faceoffs, a 10-8 advantage in hits, and a 12-7 edge in shots. The Capitals have also hurt themselves with five giveaways.
Both goalies have been doing well in net, with Matt Hackett of Minnesota stopping all 7 shots he faced, while Braden Holtby of Washington has stopped all 12 shots on net.
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