No matter what happened in his 500th NHL game, Troy Brouwer was going to mark the occasion by having dinner with his wife and teammates.
As it turned out, the real celebration took place long before they got to the restaurant.
Brouwer scored two goals, Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and the host Washington Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-0 Tuesday night for their second win in eight games.
Brouwer staked Washington to a 2-0 lead with a goal in each of the first two periods. It was his first multigoal game of the season and only the third with multiple points.
"It's going to be a memorable game for me, to be able to...