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

Hockey 12/11/18, 22:31

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 ...

Eller’s overtime goal gives Capitals 5-4 win over Canadiens

Hockey 11/19/18, 22:55

Lars Eller scored with less than 90 seconds left in overtime and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 on Monday night.Alex Ovechkin scored twice for the Capitals, while Brett Connolly and Nicklas Backstrom added goals in regulation.Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) and Montreal Canadiens left ...

Jets’ Morrissey fined, not suspended, for slamming Oshie

Hockey 11/15/18, 18:06

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey has been fined $8,468 but not suspended for unsportsmanlike conduct against Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie.The NHL's department of player safety announced the punishment Thursday after a disciplinary hearing with Morrissey. The fine is the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement.Morrissey threw Oshie to ...

Suspension over early, Wilson helps lead Caps past Wild

Hockey 11/13/18, 23:22

Tom Wilson returned early from his player-safety suspension and scored a first-period goal, helping the Washington Capitals cool off Minnesota with a 5-2 victory on Tuesday night for the Wild's first regulation loss at home.Dmitry Orlov had his first two goals of the season and an assist, Andre Burakovsky and ...

After shot to head from Malkin, Oshie lifts Caps over Pens

Hockey 11/08/18, 02:24

T.J. Oshie left for the second time after taking Evgeni Malkin's shoulder to the head but returned to score late and lift the Washington Capitals over the rival Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Wednesday night in a meeting of the two most recent Stanley Cup champions.Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby traded ...

Oshie leaves twice, scores winner to lift Caps over Pens 2-1

Hockey 11/07/18, 23:29

T.J. Oshie left for the second time after taking Evgeni Malkin's shoulder to the head but returned to score late and lift the Washington Capitals over the rival Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Wednesday night in a meeting of the two most recent Stanley Cup champions.Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby traded ...

Angry Capitals beat Oilers 4-2 to snap 2-game skid

Hockey 11/05/18, 22:44

Alex Ovechkin scored on the power play, backup goaltender Pheonix Copley made 31 saves and the Washington Capitals ended their two-game losing streak by beating the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Monday night.The defending Stanley Cup champions came out flying two days after a mistake-filled overtime loss to Dallas. Jakub Vrana ...

Draisaitl powers Oilers past Predators 5-3

Hockey 10/27/18, 19:52

Leon Draisaitl and Drake Caggiula each scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers ended a 13-game losing streak against the Nashville Predators with a 5-3 victory Saturday.Connor McDavid also scored and Mika Koskinen made 24 saves in his first start of the season. Edmonton was 0-11-2 in its previous 13 games ...

Backstrom ends SO, Copley gets 1st win as Caps beat Flames

Hockey 10/27/18, 19:39

Nicklas Backstrom scored the winner in a shootout and goaltender Pheonix Copley earned his first career victory as the Washington Capitals beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Saturday.Matt Niskanen, Jakub Vrana and T.J. Oshie scored goals for Washington, which has won two of three on its Canadian trip.Playing in his ...

Ovechkin has 2 goals, 2 assists as Caps beat Canucks 5-2

Hockey 10/23/18, 01:22

Alex Ovechkin had two goals and two assists to lift the Washington Capitals over the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Monday night.The defending Stanley Cup champions also got goals from John Carlson, Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie.Vancouver Canucks' Antoine Roussel, left, of France, and Washington Capitals' Michal Kempny, of the Czech ...

Kris Letang lifts Penguins past Capitals, 7-6 in OT

Hockey 10/04/18, 22:23

Kris Letang scored his second power-play goal 1:20 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 7-6 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.Letang beat goalie Braden Holtby with a slap shot from the point. Letang finished with three points, tying Hall of Famer Paul Coffey for the most ...

Ovechkin, champion Capitals rout Bruins 7-0 in season opener

Hockey 10/03/18, 22:57

Alex Ovechkin and the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals opened their title defense with a 7-0 thrashing of the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.After watching the franchise's first Stanley Cup banner ascend to the rafters, T.J. Oshie opened the scoring just 24 seconds in, and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the first ...

Capitals open Stanley Cup defense with 7-0 rout of Bruins

Hockey 10/03/18, 22:34

Alex Ovechkin and the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals opened their title defense with a 7-0 thrashing of the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.After watching the franchise's first Stanley Cup banner ascend to the rafters, T.J. Oshie opened the scoring just 24 seconds in, and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the first ...

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