Capitals’ T.J. Oshie out of playoffs with broken clavicle

Hockey 04/21/19, 11:58

Washington Capitals winger T.J. Oshie is expected to miss the rest of the playoffs after undergoing surgery to repair a broken right clavicle.The team announced Oshie's surgery Sunday afternoon. Coach Todd Reirden had already called Oshie out indefinitely earlier in the week.Oshie was injured late in Game 4 at the ...

Islanders beat Capitals to earn home-ice in first round

Sports 04/06/19, 20:41

Valtteri Filppula scored twice in his return from injury, Robin Lehner stopped all 29 shots he faced and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-0 in each team's regular-season finale Saturday night to clinch home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs.Coach Barry Trotz's team came into ...

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 nets 50th, 51st goals in Caps’ 6-3 win vs Lightning

Hockey 03/30/19, 21:05

Alex Ovechkin scored his 50th and 51st goals of the season, leading the Washington Capitals to a 6-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie also scored twice, while Braden Holtby finished with 25 saves as the Capitals won their fourth consecutive game. Backstrom ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Ovechkin scores NHL-leading 39th as Capitals beat Sharks 5-1

Hockey 02/15/19, 01:06

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th goal, T.J. Oshie had two goals and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 on Thursday night.Jakub Vrana and Tom Wilson each had a goal and an assist, and Nicklas Backstrom had two assists for Washington. Braden Holtby stopped ...

Bergeron scores 2 in 1,000th game, Bruins beat Islanders 3-1

Hockey 02/05/19, 22:40

Patrice Bergeron celebrated his 1,000th career game with a pair of goals as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 3-1 on Tuesday night.Bergeron, just the fifth player in Bruins' history to play 1,000 games with the club, scored early in the second period and added an empty-netter in ...

Oshie dominant as Capitals beat Canucks 3-2

Hockey 02/05/19, 21:48

T.J. Oshie scored as part of a dominant performance, Braden Holtby made 30 saves and stopped a penalty shot and the Washington Capitals beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 Tuesday night in Jay Beagle's return to his old home arena.Alex Ovechkin assisted on Oshie's 16th goal of the season to pick ...

Ovechkin passes Fedorov for Russian scoring record in NHL

Sports 02/05/19, 19:35

Alex Ovechkin has passed Sergei Fedorov as the top-scoring Russian player in NHL history.The Washington Capitals captain picked up his 1,180th point on T.J. Oshie's goal that opened the scoring Tuesday against the Vancouver Canucks. Ovechkin broke the record in his 1,055th game, 193 games fewer than Fedorov played.The 33-year-old ...

Capitals fall 6-3 to Maple Leafs, lose 7th straight game

Hockey 01/23/19, 22:58

Nazem Kadri recorded the fifth hat trick of his career and added an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Washington 6-3 on Wednesday night and dealt the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals their seventh straight loss.Auston Matthews, Nikita Zaitsev and Mitch Marner also scored for Toronto. William Nylander added ...

Kadri gets hat trick, Maple Leafs beat Capitals 6-3

Hockey 01/23/19, 22:43

Nazem Kadri recorded the fifth hat trick of his career and added an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Washington 6-3 on Wednesday night and dealt the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals their seventh straight loss.Auston Matthews, Nikita Zaitsev and Mitch Marner also scored for Toronto. William Nylander added ...

Seguin’s 2nd goal lifts Stars past Capitals 2-1 in OT

Hockey 01/04/19, 23:09

Tyler Seguin's second goal of the game 3:37 into overtime lifted the Dallas Stars to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Friday night.Anton Khudobin made 36 saves, including the stop of a backhand by T.J. Oshie 1 1/2 minutes into overtime, to help Dallas complete a 3-0-1 homestand.Seguin's ...

Carlson, Oshie lead Caps to 3-1 win over Canes

Hockey 12/27/18, 21:56

T.J. Oshie scored his 11th goal, John Carlson had an empty-netter and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Thursday night.Chandler Stephenson added his second goal in three games for Washington, which has won three straight and 15 of 18.Braden Holtby stopped 28 shots for the Metropolitan Division ...

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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