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Wake N’ Blog For October 2nd: The U.S. Capitol Police: To Protect And Serve And Scare The Living Bejeezus Out Of You

wake-n-blogNational Hockey League. Alexander Ovechkin got off to a great start, scoring two goals and adding an assist in Washington’s 4-1 win over Boston. Josh Gorges scored with 12.8 seconds left in overtime to lift Montreal over Toronto 4-3. Wojtek Wolski had two goals and Craig Anderson made 28 saves as the Avalanche beat the Sharks 5-2. [ Scoreboard]

MLB Roundup. The Colorado Rockies clinched the NL wild card with their fourth consecutive win, a 9-2 thrashing of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Twins held off elimination, beating the Tigers 8-3, remaining 2 games back with 3 to play. Chris Carpenter hit a grand slam and knocked in six runs, leading St. Louis to a 13-0 whipping of Cincinnati. [ Scoreboard]

College Football. The condition of No. 8 Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford’s injured right shoulder is improving, but will still be held out of the game against No. 17 Miami on Saturday. [The Associated Press]

At least he wasn’t wielding his “nightstick.” A 34-year-old woman in Arlington returned home only to find a drunk U.S. Capitol Police officer passed out in her bed. Of course, the officer is on paid administrative leave, but if and when he returns, I’m pretty sure what the other cops are going to call him: Officer Goldilocks. [AOL/AP]