On hockey What kept Bruins afloat last year was missing ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page John Tlumacki/globe staff Andrew Ference gave a hug to goalie Tim Thomas at the end of the game as other Bruins sat dejected. Barry Chin/globe staff Capitals goalie Braden Holtby was at the center of the celebration as Mike Mottau and Jordan Caron skated to the Bruins bench. John Tlumacki/globe staff Mike Knuble celebrated the Capitals' overtime win as the puck came out of the net after slipping by goalie Tim Thomas. John Tlumacki/globe staff Brad Marchand fell to the ice after being tripped-up by Jeff Schultz in the first period. John Tlumacki/globe staff Milan Lucic couldn't get the stick on a loose puck in front of Capitals goalie Braden Holtby in the third period. John Tlumacki/globe staff Daniel Paille and Roman Hamrlik chased a puck into the boards in the first period. Barry Chin/globe staff Bruins center Tyler Seguin was leveled in the crease in front of Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. John Tlumacki/globe staff Tyler Seguin scored a goal in the second period to tie the game. John Tlumacki/globe staff Tim Thomas came out of his net in the second period to make this save on Alex Ovechkin. John Tlumacki/globe staff Brad Marchand couldn't get his stick on the puck in the second period as Capitals goalie Braden Holtby had his pad down. Barry Chin/globe staff Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg put the squeeze on Capitals center Brooks Laich during the third period. Barry Chin/globe staff Tim Thomas kept his eye on the puck, at left, during the third period. John Tlumacki/globe staff Rich Peverley bumped into Capitals goalie Braden Holtby in the third period. Barry Chin/globe staff A Bruins fan was consoled following his team's loss in overtime. John Tlumacki/globe staff Bruins players saluted the fans at the end of the game.