Defense created much of the offense for the Los Angeles Kings in a solid two-way performance against the Washington Capitals.
The Capitals grinded for 10 weeks for just this moment. Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers presented the chance to move into a tie for first place in the Metropolitan Division.
The Philadelphia Flyers are on a bit of a roll in their uphill fight for a playoff berth.
The NHL regular season is just about two-thirds complete and the Capitals find themselves in a tight race for first place in the Metropolitan Division.
Troy Brouwer scored two goals, Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-0 Tuesday night for their second win in eight games.
Alexander Steen had two goals and an assist, Brian Elliot stopped 33 shots, and the streaking St. Louis Blues held on to defeat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Sunday afternoon.
Teddy Purcell scored the decisive goal in a shootout after Edmonton rallied from a two-goal deficit late in regulation, and the Oilers ended Washington’s seven-game home winning streak with a 5-4 victory Tuesday night.
Braden Holtby’s iron-man run produced another shutout as he made 21 saves in his 20th consecutive start and lifted the Washington Capitals to a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.
After an impressive 2-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche, Capitals head coach Barry Trotz says the team is buying into how they have to play.
Jakub Voracek scored 1:28 into overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.