Nicklas Backstrom scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to their first win in San Jose in more than 20 years, 3-2 over the Sharks on Saturday night.
Brooks Laich opened up about surgery which will keep him out of the Caps lineup 4-6 weeks, how he’s been playing through severe pain for nearly 30 games this season, and how he believes he still has a lot of hockey left in his career.
With the Anaheim Ducks bearing down on him all night, Jaroslav Halak couldn’t relax for even a moment in front of the Washington Capitals’ net until the horn sounded on another victory.
Alex Ovechkin filled out an NCAA Tournament bracket for a Monumental Network video, the highlights of which – sports logic free – are noted here (Video).
Troy Brouwer scored two goals and the Washington Capitals scored three times in the first period before holding on for a 4-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday.
Tom Wilson of the Capitals wants to visit every continent in the world, but until Thursday, he didn’t know Antarctica was a continent. Listen here.
Defenseman Dmitry Orlov signed a $4 million, two-year contract extension with the Washington Capitals.
Brooks Laich defined his definition of the word ‘talent’ — in an interview with the Junkies on Wednesday — as “the ability to win,” rather than a player possessing a particular skill set, which could apply to the Capitals’ ongoing struggles.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves for his fifth shutout of the season, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
Sidney Crosby had a hand in both early goals as Pittsburgh converted on two of its first three shots Monday night, Chris Kunitz scored twice, and the Penguins beat Alex Ovechkin’s struggling Washington Capitals 3-2.
The Capitals’ Red Rockers stopped by the studio to tempt the Junkies into Rockin’ The Red in June.