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.
Some of NHL’s biggest names – and fans – came out to Nationals Park Tuesday for the unveiling of the Washington Capitals uniform for the upcoming NHL Winter Classic.
Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist, and Eric Fehr scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:09 left to lift the Washington Capitals over the New York Rangers 3-2 Friday night.
Andrei Markov’s resurgence continued with a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 win Thursday night over the Washington Capitals, who are 0-3 for the first time in nearly two decades.
Werth’s Homer Gives Washington Nationals Fans Reason To Cheer Going Into Game 5 Vs. St. Louis Cardinals
D.C.’s first home playoff baseball victory since 1933 was an October classic. When Jayson Werth launched a Lance Lynn fastball into the leftfield bullpen at Nationals Park in the bottom of the ninth inning, 44,392 fans went absolutely crazy. All of a sudden the Nats are in the driver’s seat, with 21-game winner Gio Gonzalez set to pitch Game 5 against Adam Wainwright (14-13) Friday at 8:37 p.m. at Nationals Park.
Defenseman Karl Alzner joined “The Sports Junkies” Wednesday to preview the crucial Game 6 matchup with the Caps and Rangers and also reflect to the demoralizing overtime loss in Madison Square Garden where Washington squandered a one goal lead with only 6.6 seconds remaining in the third peroid.
Micheletti agrees with Hunters decision to limit Ovi’s ice time, praises the captain for handling it well.
The Locker thinks playoffs is unlikely for reeling Caps
This season has been a roller coaster ride for the Washington Capitals. After starting the season with seven straight wins, the Caps would miss the playoffs if the season ended today. Luckily, Washington still has 26 games to play before the postseason begins, starting with a pivotal match-up against the Southeast Division leading Florida Panthers.
Brooks Laich explains what Caps need to do to gain momentum after brutal 5-1 loss to Flyers.