WASHINGTON (AP) — Defenseman Taylor Chorney broke a tie early in the third period with his first goal of the season and the Washington Capitals held on to beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Sunday night.
Chorney's shot from the point beat goalie Mike Condon through a screen. The defenseman has three goals in 130 NHL games in parts of seven seasons.
Karl Alzner also scored for Washington, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots.
Kyle Turris scored for Ottawa. Heading into a five-day break, the Senators have lost three straight for the first time this season.
The most unsettling time for Washington came midway through the third period when center Evgeny Kuznetsov and...