Alex Ovechkin was back — and so were the Washington Capitals’ winning ways.
Rick Nash scored two of New York’s three first-period goals, and Henrik Lundqvist won for the fifth time in six outings as the surging Rangers beat the sliding Washington Capitals 4-1 on Sunday night.
Alexander Ovechkin’s 34th goal of the season gave Washington a 3-2 lead midway through the third period but the Capitals collapsed over the final 10 minutes.
Patrick Marleau scored the only goal of the shootout, lifting the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
There’s been an open season on Russia leading up to the Sochi Games, and that clearly strikes a nerve with Alex Ovechkin.
Ryan Suter had a career-best performance, and the Minnesota Wild made NHL history — all part of one impressive comeback Saturday night.
Jeff Skinner scored three goals, including the winner in overtime, and Anton Khudobin made 38 saves in his first start in 2½ months Thursday night in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals.
The season isn’t quite half over, and already New Jersey Devils coach Pete DeBoer might be running out ways to praise about Jaromir Jagr.
Jakub Voracek scored two goals and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 Tuesday night.
Alex Ovechkin’s goal was no surprise. But when defensemen Nate Schmidt and Karl Alzner scored, it was an unexpected bonus for Washington.