Second-period burst lifts Caps past Blackhawks

Chicago, IL ( – Braden Holtby stopped 38 shots and
Washington scored three late goals in the second period for a 3-2 win over

Joel Ward, Andre Burakovsky and Marcus Johansson scored in the final five
minutes of the second period for the Capitals, who snapped a five-game slide.

Brandon Saad and Duncan Keith lit the lamp for the Blackhawks, who have lost
three of four. Corey Crawford turned aside 21 shots in defeat.