Capitals rally in third to edge Red Wings 3-2

Hockey 01/06/19, 19:56

Michal Kempny scored with 3:52 remaining, and the Washington Capitals snapped their three-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.Tom Wilson and Travis Boyd also scored for the Capitals, who overcame another fruitless night for their power play and improved to 9-0-2 in ...

Lewington, Wilson lift Capitals over Senators 3-2

Hockey 12/29/18, 22:21

Tom Wilson and Tyler Lewington each had a goal and an assist to lead the Washington Capitals over the short-handed Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Saturday.The Capitals have won four straight, and the Senators have dropped four in a row.Madison Bowey also scored for the Capitals, and Pheonix Copley made 31 ...

Wilson breaks tie in 3rd period Capitals beat Sabres 2-1

Hockey 12/21/18, 22:10

Tom Wilson broke a tie with seven minutes left, Braden Holtby made 36 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Friday night.Evgeny Kuznetsov started the winning play when he stole the puck from goalie Carter Hutton behind the net. The center quickly fed Wilson just outside ...

Tom Wilson breaks tie in 3rd, Capitals beat Sabres 2-1

Hockey 12/21/18, 21:54

Tom Wilson broke a tie with seven minutes left, Braden Holtby made 36 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Friday night.Evgeny Kuznetsov started the winning play when he stole the puck from goalie Carter Hutton behind the net. The center quickly fed Wilson just outside ...

Ovechkin nets 2nd straight hat trick, Caps top Canes in SO

Hockey 12/15/18, 00:14

Alex Ovechkin had his second consecutive hat trick and Jakub Vrana scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lead the Washington Capitals past the Carolina Hurricanes 6-5 on Friday night.Ovechkin's three goals gave him an NHL-best 28 this season and nine in his last five games. His 13-game ...

Ovechkin, Vrana lead Caps over Hurricanes 6-5 in shootout

Hockey 12/14/18, 22:48

Alex Ovechkin had his second consecutive hat trick and Jakub Vrana scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lead the Washington Capitals past the Carolina Hurricanes 6-5 on Friday night.Ovechkin's three goals gave him an NHL-best 28 this season and nine in his last five games. His 13-game ...

Burakovsky’s goal sends Capitals to 4-2 win over Coyotes

Hockey 12/06/18, 23:51

Andre Burakovsky scored late in the third period, Pheonix Copley stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Thursday night.Jakub Vrana scored his third goal in two games and Matt Niskanen had one on his birthday for the Capitals, who ended Arizona's four-game winning streak. ...

Schmidt scores twice to lift Vegas past Capitals 5-3

Hockey 12/05/18, 01:04

Nate Schmidt scored twice in the final two minutes to lift the Vegas Golden Knights over the Washington Capitals 5-3 on Tuesday night.It was the first time Washington skated at T-Mobile Arena since winning and hoisting Stanley Cup in June.Schmidt burst through the neutral zone and beat goalie Braden Holtby ...

Aberg scores twice in 3rd, Ducks beat Caps 6-5

Hockey 12/03/18, 01:45

Pontus Aberg scored twice in the third period, giving Anaheim the lead with 5:05 remaining, and the Ducks stopped Washington's seven-game winning streak with a 6-5 victory SundayThe Ducks trailed 5-1 in the second before rallying for their fourth consecutive victory. Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and two assists and ...

Wilson scores, is ejected as Capitals extend win streak to 7

Hockey 11/30/18, 21:53

Tom Wilson scored again before being ejected, Nicklas Backstrom had a hat trick and the Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 6-3 on Friday night to extend the defending Stanley Cup champions' winning streak to seven games.Wilson scored his seventh goal in nine games since coming back from a ...

Wilson scores 2 as Caps beat Islanders, ex-coach Trotz 4-1

Hockey 11/26/18, 22:49

Tom Wilson scored twice, Braden Holtby stopped 32 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders and former coach Barry Trotz 4-1 Monday night for their season-high sixth straight win.Nic Dowd and Alex Ovechkin also scored for Washington, which won after giving up the first goal for the ...

Wilson, Capitals beat Islanders 4-1 for 6th straight win

Sports 11/26/18, 21:44

Tom Wilson scored twice, Braden Holtby stopped 32 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders and former coach Barry Trotz 4-1 Monday night for their season-high sixth straight win.Nic Dowd and Alex Ovechkin also scored for Washington, which won after giving up the first goal for the ...

Connolly scores in 3rd, Capitals beat Rangers 5-3

Hockey 11/24/18, 16:43

Brett Connolly scored the tiebreaking goal with 6:24 left in the third period, and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 5-3 Saturday for their season-high fifth straight win.Alex Ovechkin, Nic Dowd, Jakub Vrana and Tom Wilson also scored for defending Stanley Cup champion Washington, and John Carlson had ...

Ovechkin leads Capitals past Red Wings 3-1

Hockey 11/23/18, 19:12

Michal Kempny and Alex Ovechkin scored 1:56 apart in the third period, helping the Washington Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 on Friday for their season-high fourth consecutive victory.Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, left, of Russia, celebrates his goal with right wing Tom Wilson (43) as Detroit Red ...

Capitals win 3rd straight game, top Blackhawks 4-2

Hockey 11/21/18, 21:52

Tom Wilson, Andre Burakovsky and Michal Kempny scored to give Washington an early lead, and the Capitals held on to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Wednesday night.Devante Smith-Pelly also scored for Washington, which won its third straight. The Caps' previous two victories came in overtime. Braden Holtby stopped 37 ...

Backstrom’s OT goal lifts Capitals past Avalanche 3-2

Hockey 11/17/18, 00:21

Nicklas Backstrom scored a power-play goal 22 seconds into overtime and the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Friday night.Alex Ovechkin and Devante Smith-Pelly also scored for the Capitals, and Pheonix Copley stopped 24 shots.Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer watches a shot off the stick of Washington Capitals ...

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 ...

Caps’ Wilson has suspension cut to 14 games by arbitrator

Hockey 11/13/18, 12:02

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator and is eligible to play immediately.Wilson has already served 16 games of his suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis forward Oskar Sundqvist in each team's preseason finale.The ruling ...

Capitals F Tom Wilson’s 20-game suspension upheld by Bettman

Hockey 10/25/18, 12:11

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson's 20-game suspension for an illegal check to an opponent's head in a preseason game has been upheld by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.Bettman's decision was announced Thursday, a week after a hearing that lasted nearly 7½ hours.Bettman ruled that the initial ruling by the Department of ...

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