Washington Capitals defeat Boston Bruins, 3-1

WASHINGTON - One of the Capitals' most significant offseason moves was to sign ex-Montreal goalie Jose Theodore to a two-year, $9 million contract.

But as often happens in this upside-down league, the spare-change backup can overshadow the big-bucks star.

Last night before 17,697 at the Verizon Center, the Bruins learned that lesson the hard way.

Brent Johnson, earning $825,000 and scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent, has taken over the starting job from t...