Tampa Bay Lightning
Wouldn’t figure the Washington Capitals would be the kind of team to get complacent right now, not after they’ve worked so hard to climb from the depths of the standings to get into playoff position.
Just like the old days. The Washington Capitals are in first place, and Alex Ovechkin is tied for the NHL’s goal-scoring lead.
Eric Fehr scored two goals, Mathieu Perreault had three assists, and the Washington Capitals won their third straight game by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Thursday.
Craig Laughlin told 106.7 The Fan’s Holden and Danny Tuesday there’s certainly no need to panic if they don’t pull in their first ‘W’ against the Winnipeg Jets, although fans will probably start thinking about it.
The Tampa Bay Lightning fulfilled coach Guy Boucher’s plan for starting the season after a shortened training camp.
Steven Stamkos scored two late goals, giving him a NHL-best 58 this season, and the Tampa Bay Lightning handed the playoff-hopeful Washington Capitals a damaging 4-2 loss on Monday night.
Washington, DC-Alex Ovechkin get’s his second overtime game winner of their five game homestand as the Caps get a much needed two points with a 3-2 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Arlington, VA-Tomas Vokoun is back in net as the Washington Capitals host the Tampa Bay Lightning in a “must-win” game.
The Washington Capitals’ lackluster play is nothing new, and with a month left in the season, it’s no longer safe to assume the four-time reigning Southeast Division champions will simply turn it on and make a playoff push.
Mike Green returned after missing 18 games, but it was Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning who stole the show.