Loui Eriksson also tallied, Brad Marchand added an empty-net goal
and Rask turned aside 16 shots for his 22nd career blanking as the
Bruins avenged a 4-2 loss to Washington on Saturday.
Braden Holtby finished with 40 saves for the Capitals, who have
dropped three in a row (0-2-1) following a four-game winning streak.
With a league-leading 44 goals under his belt, captain Alex Ovechkin
was unable to convert with a gaping net early in the third period.
The reigning Hart Trophy winner registered Washington's first shot
and did not have another for the remainder of the contest.
Stationed in front of the net, Campbell redirected Patrice
Bergeron's one-timer from above the left circle past Holtby to open
the scoring 3:05 into the second period. Ericsson doubled the
advantage 5:15 later after eluding Eric Fehr before depositing Carl
Soderberg's centering feed underneath the crossbar from in close.
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GAME NOTEBOOK: The teams played a penalty-free game, the first such
contest for the Bruins since defeating Tampa Bay in Game 7 of the
2011 Eastern Conference final. Boston's last regular-season tilt
with neither team being whistled for a penalty was March 28, 2001,
versus Toronto. ... The Capitals mustered just eight shots through
the first two periods for the second straight game. ... Washington D
Dmitry Orlov sat out the second contest of his two-game suspension
for boarding Philadelphia's Brayden Schenn on Sunday.
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