Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7

Hockey 04/22/19, 21:04

Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in the third period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Monday night to force Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.Justin Williams scored an insurance goal ...

Capitals beat Hurricanes 6-0 to take 3-2 series lead

Hockey 04/20/19, 22:09

Nicklas Backstrom needed five games to match his goal output from the entire 2018 playoffs, and he and Alex Ovechkin have the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals one victory away from the second round.Backstrom had two goals and two assists, ...

Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1 in Game 4 to even series

Hockey 04/18/19, 23:58

Teuvo Teravainen scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Thursday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.Warren Foegele scored 17 seconds in, giving him three ...

Teravainen, Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1, even series

Hockey 04/18/19, 20:42

Teuvo Teravainen scored the go-ahead goal with 27.9 seconds left in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Thursday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.Warren Foegele scored 17 seconds in, ...

Capitals survive surge from Hurricanes to win Game 1

Sports 04/11/19, 21:24

Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin combined to score three goals on the first eight shots, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals survived a surge from Andrei Svechnikov and the Carolina Hurricanes to win Game 1 of their first-round ...

Capitals beat Canadiens to take Metropolitan Division

Hockey 04/04/19, 21:35

Nic Dowd scored the tiebreaking goal early in the second period, Braden Holtby stopped 33 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 Thursday night to clinch the Metropolitan Division title.Lars Eller also scored as Washington wrapped up ...

Capitals win Metropolitan Division, beat Canadiens 2-1

Hockey 04/04/19, 20:45

Nic Dowd put Washington ahead for good early in the second period, Braden Holtby made 33 stops and the Capitals clinched the Metropolitan Division title with a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.Lars Eller also scored as ...

Ovechkin ends scoring drought, Capitals beat Hurricanes 4-1

Hockey 03/26/19, 21:08

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 49th goal of the season to snap a four-game drought and help Washington beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Tuesday night, increasing the Capitals' division lead.Ovechkin snapped a shot past Petr Mrazek for the go-ahead ...

Lehner earns 5th shutout, Islanders beat Coyotes 2-0

Hockey 03/24/19, 18:25

Jordan Eberle and Brock Nelson scored to back Robin Lehner's fifth shutout of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Sunday.Lehner stopped 31 shots to help the Islanders win for the second time in two ...

Holtby sharp as Capitals beat Flyers to end losing streak

Sports 03/24/19, 14:11

Braden Holtby made 35 saves to compensate for an inconsistent effort by his teammates, and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Sunday afternoon to snap a two-game skid. Holtby was in late-season form and helped Washington kill off ...

Capitals accept differences of opinion on White House visit

Hockey 03/24/19, 02:57

The news is constantly on television at the Washington Capitals' practice facility, and like any workplace, there's no shortage of opinions. "We're human beings, and people share different opinions and different political views," veteran team leader Brooks Orpik said. "It's no ...

Wild edge Capitals 2-1 to move into playoff position

Hockey 03/22/19, 20:42

Luke Kunin scored the go-ahead goal with 7:35 left, Devan Dubnyk made 21 saves and the Minnesota Wild moved into playoff position by beating the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Friday night.Jordan Greenway also scored for Minnesota, which snapped a two-game ...

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