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Lighthouse Hockey Apr 5, 2014

Washington Capitals 4*, New York Islanders 3 (*SO): de Haan, Grabner injured, John Persson scores 1st NHL goal

The hockey gods smiled on John Persson and every Capitals goal scorer, but they had bones to pick with Michael Grabner and their favorite target, Calvin de Haan. The New York Islanders lost a shootout on Fan Appreciation Night, but more importantly they lost two players who have been positive contributors in this lost season. Michael Grabner and Calvin de Haan each left the game with injuries, while rookie John Persson scored his first NHL goal and point in his fifth NHL game. At one point the Islanders had a 3-1 lead and looked to be in control of the game, but two bounce-friendly goals in...

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