By Joe Haggerty
CSNNE.com Bruins Insider Follow @hackswithhaggs
WILMINGTON There was another full group of Bruins for morning captains practice at Ristuccia Arena prior to the opening of Bs rookie camp this afternoon. Playoff hero Nathan Horton was one of the ice skating around with his teammates playing shinny and it appeared his concussion was a distant memory. Tuukka Rask looked spry between the pipes fresh off summer knee surgery.
Both players werent present on Thursday, but have joined the nearly full contingent of Bs players winding up for the start of training camp next week.
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Insider Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins 4-3 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals
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WASHINGTON - Nicklas Backstrom scored 1:36 into overtime, helping the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 after blowing a three-goal lead Wednesday night.
Justin Williams scored twice and Daniel Winnik also had a goal to put Washington ahead 3-0 about six minutes into the second period.
After Winnik's tally, Washington went over 26 minutes without a shot on goal. Boston dominated the final five minutes of the second period, when Dominic Moore and David Pastrnak beat goaltender Braden Holtby. Colin Miller's power-play score 8:19 into third tied it at 3.
Boston arrived in Washington 4-0-1 over its last five games with three wins in a row, including a 4-3 overtime triumph against Florida on Monday night.
Evgeny Kuznetsov had two assists for the Capitals and Alex Ovechkin got his first point since Nov. 26.
Boston outshot Washington 34-20. The Capitals have won two straight following a three-game losing skid.