NHL Headlines Of The WeekWith the baseball season coming to an end tonight, it's time to shift focus towards the NHL, where things are just starting to heat up.
Backstrom Leads Capitals Past Lightning 4-2Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is one of the NHL's top set up men.
Fehr Scores 2 Goals in Caps Win Over Lightning 4-3 Eric Fehr had two goals, including a tiebreaking redirection with 51.5 seconds left in the third period, as the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Thursday night.
Caps Blow 4-Goal Lead, Top Lightning in OTWouldn'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.
Ovechkin Scores 2; Caps Win 4-2 Over Lightning Just like the old days. The Washington Capitals are in first place, and Alex Ovechkin is tied for the NHL's goal-scoring lead.
Fehr Has 2 Goals, Caps Hold On Against LightningEric 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.
Laughlin: Caps 'Stars Have Got To Be Stars' To Avoid 0-2 StartCraig 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.
Capitals Drop Season Opener to LightningThe Tampa Bay Lightning fulfilled coach Guy Boucher's plan for starting the season after a shortened training camp.
Lightning Strikes Twice Late, Caps Fall In TampaSteven 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.
Ovechkin Wins It In Overtime Again, Beat LightningWashington, 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.
Vokoun Is Back In As Caps Prepare For LightningArlington, VA-Tomas Vokoun is back in net as the Washington Capitals host the Tampa Bay Lightning in a "must-win" game.
Floundering Caps Look For Spark TonightThe 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.

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