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Caps ward off Flames with winger's two goals

The Sports Xchange Caps ward off Flames with winger's two goals CALGARY, Alberta -- Washington Capitals right winger Joel Ward wasn't pouting. He was too busy putting the puck in the back of the net. Despite being demoted to Washington's fourth line, Ward had two goals Saturday night to power the Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome. "I've known Joel a long time. Sometimes Joel recognizes when he can go a little better. It's a great response from him," said Capitals coach Barry Trotz, who was also Ward's boss for three seasons in Nashville earlier in his career. "He scored two big goals for us tonight,...

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