Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Dwayne Roloson
Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Troy Brouwer notched his first hat trick as Washington downed Tampa Bay, 4-3, at Verizon Center.
Alex Ovechkin had the other goal while Dennis Wideman and Brooks Laich each added two assists for the Capitals, who have won two straight and six of eight. Tomas Vokoun stopped 29 shots for the win.
Tom Pyatt, Steven Stamkos and Vincent Lecavalier all scored for the Lightning, who have dropped a season-high six straight. Dwayne Roloson allowed three goals on 19 shots in the loss.
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