The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals scored two goals in the first two minutes after they raised theie title banner to the rafters and the rout was on. The Boston Bruins end up on the wrong end of a 7-0 beat down on opening night.

Goalie Tuukka Rask was chased out of the game after giving up five goals on 19 shots.

Meanwhile, Caps goalies Branden Holtby stopped all 25 shots.

Alex Ovechkin had a goal and an assist.

The Bruins have no time to mope. They turned around and play in Buffalo tonight.