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Thursday's game started well for the Caps, but it was pretty much downhill from there in a 4-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks.

Here’s a recap of the three bold predictions for the game.

1. Marcus Johansson will score - Wrong

The Caps' top forwards were all silent on Thursday with the only goals coming from Daniel Winnik and Brett Connolly.

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2. San Jose will score first - Wrong

For all the things that went wrong for Washington on Thursday, at least they didn’t have a poor start to the game. The Caps actually took the early lead thanks to Winnik’s goal about five minutes into the first period.

3. Jannik Hansen will get a point - Correct

Hansen looked right at home on San Jose’s top line with the primary assist on Joe Thornton’s goal in the first period. It was a nice pass from behind the night to find a streaking Thornton.

2017 results: San Jose is a place in which the Caps never seem to play all that well as they have not won there in regulation since 1993. My predictions also fell victim to the Sharks’ curse.

Correct: 30.5
Wrong: 49.5
Push: 3

 

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