Capitals investigating Kuznetsov video showing white powder

Sports 05/27/19, 20:31

The Washington Capitals said Monday they have confirmed star Evgeny Kuznetsov is shown in a now-deleted video on social media that appears to show him in a hotel room with lines of white powder on a table in front of him.In a statement sent to The Associated Press by spokesman ...

Trocheck, Barkov lead Panthers past Capitals 5-3

Sports 04/01/19, 21:28

Vincent Trocheck scored two goals, including his 100th in the NHL, and the Florida Panthers withstood a late surge to beat the Washington Capitals 5-3 on Monday night.Troy Brouwer, Jonathan Huberdeau and Frank Vatrano also scored for the Panthers, and Aleksander Barkov had three assists. Barkov has 94 points this ...

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 goal 4:31 into the third period for his third goal ...

Ovechkin scores 49th goal, Capitals beat Hurricanes

Hockey 03/26/19, 20:46

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 goal 4:31 into the third period for his third goal ...

Lightning edge Capitals 5-4 in overtime for 6th straight win

Hockey 03/20/19, 21:47

Andrei Vasilevskiy made a franchise-record 54 saves, Nikita Kucherov scored twice and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their sixth consecutive game, beating the Washington Capitals 5-4 in overtime Wednesday night in a potential playoff preview.Victor Hedman scored 3:01 into overtime to keep the Lightning rolling in their first game ...

Vasilevskiy makes 54 saves, Lightning beat Capitals in OT

Sports 03/20/19, 21:41

Andrei Vasilevskiy made a franchise-record 54 saves, Nikita Kucherov scored twice and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their sixth consecutive game by beating the Washington Capitals 5-4 in overtime Wednesday night in a potential playoff preview.Victor Hedman scored 3:01 into overtime to keep the Lightning rolling in their first ...

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 ...

Recent Cup champs show small trades can make big difference

Sports 03/06/19, 02:24

Nick Jensen was just a Minnesota boy who played his first three seasons in Detroit.Then he walked into the Washington Capitals' locker room and saw the likes of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov, who welcomed their newest defenseman with open arms."I never knew them before this and I ...

Ovechkin scores 45th as Capitals top Islanders 3-1

Hockey 03/01/19, 21:59

Alex Ovechkin became the first player in NHL history with 10 seasons of 45 goals or more, scoring in Washington's three-goal third period as the Capitals rallied to a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night.Jakub Vrana and T.J. Oshie also had goals, Braden Holtby stopped 20 ...

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, ...

Kuznetsov’s overtime winner lifts Caps over Rangers, 6-5

Hockey 02/24/19, 16:05

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored at 4:20 of overtime, just beating teammate Alex Ovechkin's stick to the puck, and the Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers 6-5 on Sunday in their return from their longest road trip this season.Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist tried to block Kuznetsov's pass back to Ovechkin in ...

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 ...

Caps beat Avs in OT, Colorado loses 5th consecutive game

Sports 02/07/19, 21:58

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the winning goal, backup Pheonix Copley made 34 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Avalanche 4-3 in overtime Thursday night to hand struggling Colorado its fifth consecutive loss.The Avalanche have lost 10 of their past 12 games and are the NHL's worst team since Dec. 7. ...

Capitals beat Flames 4-3 without Ovechkin to end 7-game skid

Sports 02/01/19, 22:03

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored a power-play goal with 57 seconds left, and the Washington Capitals shook off the absence of suspended star Alex Ovechkin to end a seven-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.With Calgary's Mikael Backlund off for holding, Kuznetsov weaved his way ...

Blackhawks extend Capitals’ season-worst skid with 8-5 win

Hockey 01/20/19, 18:02

Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists, Patrick Kane added two goals and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks handed the Washington Capitals their season-high fifth consecutive loss with an 8-5 victory on Sunday.Brandon Saad and Alex DeBrincat also scored and Dylan Strome added an empty-netter as last-place Chicago ...

Toews gets hat trick as Blackhawks beat slumping Caps 8-5

Hockey 01/20/19, 15:38

Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists, Patrick Kane added two goals and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks handed the Washington Capitals their season-high fifth consecutive loss with an 8-5 victory on Sunday.Brandon Saad and Alex DeBrincat also scored and Dylan Strome added an empty-netter as last-place Chicago ...

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