Andre Burakovsky scored in the first period, and Braden Holtby and Pheonix Copley combined for a shutout in the Washington Capitals’ 1-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night in the exhibition opener for both teams.
Alex Ovechkin knew what he was going to do before he heard Capitals teammate Mike Green yelling for the pass.
Cody Hodgson decided a lackluster game with the only goal in the shootout, and the Buffalo Sabres avoided matching the longest road losing streak in franchise history with a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Sunday.
If USA Hockey needed a reminder of how well Ryan Miller can play, the Buffalo Sabres goalie provided one.
Emerging from a moment of silence with a deafening cheer, fans at Wednesday night’s Bruins game paid tribute to the victims of this week’s Boston Marathon bombing with a stirring national anthem and a thunderous chant of “U.S.A.!”
It was second time lucky for Mike Green, and the Washington Capitals are suddenly showing signs of making a legitimate late-season charge up the Eastern Conference standings.
Before Sunday’s game, Capitals coach Adam Oates had a feeling Jason Chimera was getting close to breaking out of his scoreless slump.
Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the season Sunday, and the Washington Capitals became the last NHL team to get a win, beating the Buffalo Sabres 3-2.
Washington, DC-The Washington Capitals took a really bad night to take a game off falling to the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 and possibly seeing their annual playoff failures go up in flames before they even start.
The Capitals may still have six games remaining before the final buzzer goes off on the regular season, but their playoff run begins tonight.