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Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 02/03/2010

Morning roundup: Caps roll to new record



With last night's 4-1 victory over the Bruins -- thanks in part to the outstanding play of goalie Jose Theodore -- the Caps made history. Eleven games, 11 wins, and a whole lot of goals.

Was there ever any doubt Washington would find a way to win this one, even when Boston was up 1-0? Maybe, but the Caps themselves knew they'd find a way out:

"We didn't play really well, but we found a way to win, because they believed we could win," Coach Bruce Boudreau said. "When you're on a winning streak, you find ways, good things happen. When you're losing, you hit crossbars and the other goalie makes incredible saves like Theo did tonight." | Full story »

Some morning links:

*Postgame wrap-up: Jose Theodore was "tremendous," Boudreau said.

*It seems that 11 straight wins might be a significant accomplishment. ( Bog )

*Creeping into historic NHL territory. ( DC Examiner )

*Ovechkin: "Now I drive slower. I am a bit wiser." ( Alex Ovetjkin )

*Bruins' "perfect storm of failure." ( Boston Globe )

*"Think about it Caps fans, 11 straight wins! Now all of us would gladly trade these for 11 straight in the playoffs, but still this is an incredible accomplishment." ( Joe B )

*"The Washington Capitals are playing like a team that may never lose again." ( NHL.com )

*Highlights:

*It's "Take Your Dad to Work Day" for the Caps. ( Fanhouse )

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