Martin Erat scored the winner in the sixth round of the shootout and the Washington Capitals escaped with a 5-4 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
With Washington off to a 2-5 start, coach Adam Oates made some changes before the Capitals’ game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.
Playoffs or regular season, New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist has been absolutely perfect the past three times he has faced Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals.
The Capitals are just 2-4, but expect Verizon Center to really be rockin’ the red tonight.
With the Redskins off to a 1-4 start, the Capitals 2-4, and the Wizards 0-2 in the preseason, the professional representatives in the D.C. sports landscape are following a negative trend that haunts the area’s teams this time every year, and is showing no sign of letting up.
Joel Ward, Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored goals in less than four minutes of the second period, and the Washington Capitals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.
Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov enjoyed his time with Washington Capitals. Despite some nerves, he also had a good time in his first game against them.
Nathan Gerbe scored the tiebreaking goal at 6:59 of the third period, Anton Khudobin stopped 30 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 Thursday night.
Alex Chiasson is off to a fast start in the NHL.
After seeking vengeance for Jack Hillen in the Caps’ 5-4 shootout win over the Flames Thursday night, 19-year-old Caps’ winger Tom Wilson asserted himself as Washington’s next great enforcer; a reputation he’s developing throughout the NHL.
The Capitals’ Red Rockers stopped by the studio to tempt the Junkies into Rockin’ The Red in June.