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.
Hockey players are known for their toughness, but a Washington Capitals fan showed that hockey fans have a high tolerance for pain, too.
Alex Ovechkin’s goal was no surprise. But when defensemen Nate Schmidt and Karl Alzner scored, it was an unexpected bonus for Washington.
Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star forward Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions.
Ovechkin once. Ovechkin twice. Steen not at all. Just like that, there’s a tie atop the NHL goal scoring race, as well as a new leader in the Metropolitan Division.
The Washington Capitals scored early and late in regulation before turning toward goaltender Braden Holtby, who sealed a satisfying comeback victory.