Capitals Crumble in OT, Holtby Shoulders BlameHe allowed four goals on 27 shots, stuck on 47 wins with 3 games left. Even with defensive miscues in front of him, Holtby blamed himself.
Alex Ovechkin Scores Twice, Capitals Beat Islanders 6-2Alex Ovechkin scored twice to help the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 6-2 on Sunday in the NHL's preseason finale.
Capitals Advance With 2-1 Victory In Game 7After Game 7 win, Capitals now face the New York Rangers, who eliminated Washington from the 2012 and 2013 playoffs — in Game 7 each time.
Caps Take the Lead on Joel Ward Goal (Video)The Capitals played nearly two periods of scoreless hockey with the Islanders, before Joel Ward broke through for the game's first score.
Islanders Beat Capitals 3-1 to Force Game 7Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series.
'We Can Also Hit Guys Like That,' Islanders' John Tavares Warns CapitalsAfter Capitals' Tom Wilson lays out Lubomir Visnovsky, Islanders' captain warns, "We can also hit guys like that."
Backstrom Seals Capitals' 2-1 Overtime Win Over IslesNicklas Backstrom scored 11:09 into overtime to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night, and even their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders.
Capitals Center Fehr to Miss at Least 2 Games with InjuryWashington Capitals center Eric Fehr will miss at least the next two playoff games against the New York Islanders because of an upper body injury.
Caps Lose to Islanders in OT, Trail 2-1 in SeriesIslanders captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift New York to a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series over the Washington Capitals on Sunday.
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Holtby Shines as Capitals Edge Islanders 3-2 in ShootoutEvgeny Kuznetsov scored the lone goal in a shootout, Braden Holtby had 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 3-2 Saturday for their fourth straight victory.
Capitals Beat Streaking Islanders 5-2The mood in the Washington dressing room between the first and second periods was quite somber after the host Capitals blew a two-goal lead to the streaking New York Islanders in less than a minute.