Mikhail Grabovski tied the score with 5:32 left in the third period and had the go-ahead goal in a shootout to help the Washington Capitals snap their four-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday.
Taking their poor home-court play on the road, the Knicks allowed Washington’s John Wall to score 31 points and dropped into a last-place tie in the Atlantic Division by getting beaten 98-89 at the Wizards on Saturday night
Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer ended up making 49 saves and Joffrey Lupul scored the winner in the shootout to lift Toronto to a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals.
Alex Ovechkin put in a rebound 1:34 into overtime Tuesday night, giving the Washington Capitals a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
After scoring twice in his return from a shoulder injury, Alex Ovechkin supplied the assist on Tom Wilson’s first NHL goal. After the game, he stunned the 19-year-old rookie mid-interview with a red pillow smothered with blue shaving cream right in the face.
After a tough road trip, the Calgary Flames were happy to be back home. Calgary scored on the first shift, and Michael Cammalleri scored two goals and the Flames cruised to a 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday.
Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 10th goal and added an assist for the Washington Capitals, who beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
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.
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.