For the first time, the Winter Classic is sharing New Year’s Day with college football games that have something to do with the national championship.
The Washington Capitals enjoyed one of their best defensive efforts against one of the league’s top offensive teams.
Rick Nash and Martin St. Louis each scored twice, Henrik Lundqvist made 30 saves and the New York Rangers extended their winning streak to seven games with a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
Braden Holtby made 38 saves, Jay Beagle and Nicklas Backstrom scored second-period goals, and the Washington Capitals extended their point streak to nine games with a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night.
Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is one of the NHL’s top set up men.
NFL executive and former player Troy Vincent choked up Tuesday as he testified before a Senate Commerce Committee hearing about domestic violence in professional sports.
Washington’s Nicklas Backstrom and Carolina’s Anton Khudobin had a similar opinion of Backstrom’s winning goal.
Andre Burakovsky, Marcus Johansson, and Joel Ward scored in a 4:52 span late in the second period, and Washington rallied to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Friday night, ending a five-game losing streak.
One of the things most hockey fans love about the sport are the fights, and there’s no shortage of that as a Washington Capitals fan.
In honor of Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin breaking the franchise points record on Tuesday, here’s a list of his top five best moments in Ovi’s NHL career.