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 seconds after the Capitals had the tying goal disallowed, Warren ...

Capitals clinch playoff spot with 3-2 victory over Carolina

Hockey 03/28/19, 20:42

Nic Dowd scored on a deflection with 4:56 remaining, and the Washington Capitals clinched a playoff berth with a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.Brett Connolly and Jakub Vrana scored and Braden Holtby made 24 saves to help the reigning Stanley Cup champions reach the 100-point mark ...

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 different than anybody else. People that are friends vote for ...

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 skid and leapfrogged the Arizona Coyotes and Colorado Avalanche to ...

Caps regain 1st in the Metro; Canes outlast Pens in shootout

Hockey 03/19/19, 22:30

Brett Connolly sparked a three-goal second period and the Washington Capitals moved into first place in the Metropolitan Division with a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson also scored in the second as the defending Stanley Cup champions won for the 10th ...

Connolly leads Caps into 1st place with 4-1 win over Devils

Hockey 03/19/19, 21:21

Brett Connolly sparked a three-goal second period and the Washington Capitals moved into first place in the Metropolitan Division with a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson also scored in the second as the defending Stanley Cup champions won for the 10th ...

Connolly has 2 goals, assist as Capitals beat Flyers 5-2

Hockey 03/14/19, 21:06

Brett Connolly had two goals and an assist to help the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 Thursday night.Evgeny Kuznetsov added a goal and an assist, and Lars Eller and Tom Wilson also scored as the Capitals remained two points ahead of the second-place New York Islanders atop the ...

Holtby gets 250th win, Capitals beat Flyers 5-3

Hockey 03/07/19, 02:16

Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom each had a goal and an assist, and Braden Holtby got his 250th career win as the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 Wednesday night to reclaim sole possession of first place in the Metropolitan Division.Brett Connolly, Tom Wilson and Andre Burakovsky also scored ...

Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Capitals to 5-3 win over Flyers

Hockey 03/06/19, 22:33

Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom each had a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 Wednesday night to reclaim sole possession of first place in the Metropolitan Division.Brett Connolly, Tom Wilson and Andre Burakovsky also scored for the Capitals, who won their fifth straight ...

Capitals rebound from 2-goal deficit, beat Senators 7-2

Hockey 02/26/19, 22:25

The reigning Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals spotted the NHL-worst Ottawa Senators an early two-goal lead before turning things around with the help of a pair of second-period scores from T.J. Oshie and winning 7-2 Tuesday night.Oshie reached 20 goals in a season for the fourth time, while Evgeny Kuznetsov, ...

Capitals trail by 2 before roaring back to beat Senators 7-2

Hockey 02/26/19, 21:48

The reigning Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals spotted the NHL-worst Ottawa Senators an early two-goal lead before turning things around with the help of a pair of second-period scores from T.J. Oshie and winning 7-2 Tuesday night.Oshie reached 20 goals in a season for the fourth time, while Evgeny Kuznetsov, ...

Ovechkin’s milestone goal leads Capitals past Toronto 3-2

Hockey 02/21/19, 22:20

Alex Ovechkin scored the 650th goal of his career and Braden Holtby made 40 saves as the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday night.Tom Wilson had a goal and an assist, and Brett Connolly also scored for Washington, which won consecutive games for the first time ...

Ovechkin, Holtby lead Capitals past Maple Leafs 3-2

Hockey 02/21/19, 21:56

Alex Ovechkin scored the 650th goal of his career and Braden Holtby made 40 saves as the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday night.Tom Wilson had a goal and an assist, and Brett Connolly also scored for Washington, which won consecutive games for the first time ...

Ovechkin scores a pair as Capitals edge Kings 3-2

Hockey 02/19/19, 01:05

Alex Ovechkin scored two power-play goals, and the Washington Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Monday night.It was the 10th multi-goal game this season for Ovechkin, who leads the NHL with 42 goals. He has scored a goal in three straight games and has 12 points (five goals, ...

Red-hot Kuznetsov has 4 points, Capitals beat Kings 6-4

Hockey 02/11/19, 21:40

Evgeny Kuznetsov continued his hot streak with two goals and two assists, leading the Washington Capitals to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.Kuznetsov has six goals and six assists in six games since the All-Star break to help the defending Stanley Cup champions go 4-1-1 ...

Hoffman scores in OT, Panthers beat Capitals 5-4

Hockey 02/09/19, 21:55

Mike Hoffman scored the winning goal on the power play in overtime and Roberto Luongo made 26 saves to help the Florida Panthers beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 Saturday night and remain on the fringe of the playoff race.With Brett Connolly in the penalty box for slashing late in regulation, ...

Ovechkin scores 30th goal but Blues rally past Capitals 5-2

Hockey 01/03/19, 22:58

Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the season but the St. Louis Blues came back to beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Thursday night.Ovechkin's first-period goal snapped a six-game drought and tied him with Mike Gartner as the only players in NHL history to begin their careers with 14 ...

Copley gets first shutout, Capitals beat Senators 4-0

Hockey 12/22/18, 22:18

Pheonix Copley made 35 saves for his first career shutout and the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 4-0 on Saturday night.Brett Connolly, Matt Niskanen, Jakub Vrana and Michal Kempny scored for the Capitals (22-10-3). Washington is 7-1-0 in its past eight games and has scored at least four goals ...

Ovechkin scores, has shootout winner as Caps beat Sabres

Hockey 12/15/18, 21:59

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 29th goal of the season to extend his point streak to a career-best 14 games and had the shootout winner to help the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Saturday night for the defending Stanley Cup champions' fifth consecutive victory.Ovechkin has 17 goals ...

Ovi’s 21st hat trick helps Caps to 6-2 rout of Wings

Hockey 12/11/18, 23:24

Alex Ovechkin scored his 21st hat trick and first this season to lift the Washington Capitals over the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 on Tuesday night.Ovechkin entered the night as the NHL's goal leader and stretched his total to 25 through 30 games, halfway to a potential eighth 50-goal season.Nicklas Backstrom ...

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