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.
Instead of celebrating his stature as the leading scorer in Washington Capitals history, Alex Ovechkin was forced to talk about another deflating loss.
Justin Abdelkader and the Detroit Red Wings came out with a sense of urgency in the third period against the Washington Capitals.
Joel Ward scored two goals — including the game-winner — to lead the Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night.