Washington 0 1 2 0-4
Buffalo 1 2 0 0-3
Washington won shootout 2-0
First Period-1, Buffalo, Ehrhoff 4 (Hecht), 3:01.
Second Period-2, Buffalo, Leino 1 (Ennis, Sekera), 1:19. 3, Washington, Ovechkin 17 (Green, Laich), 2:21 (pp). 4, Buffalo, Leino 2 (Foligno, Myers), 10:16 (pp).
Third Period-5, Washington, Brouwer 13 (Holtby), 2:43 (sh). 6, Washington, Green 4 (Backstrom, Brouwer), 19:20.
Shootout-Washington 2 (Hendricks G, Ribeiro G), Buffalo 0 (Pominville NG, Ennis NG).
Shots on Goal-Washington 10-17-9-2-38. Buffalo 7-8-6-2-23.
Goalies-Washington, Holtby. Buffalo, Enroth. A-19,070 (19,070). T-2:37.

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