Marian Gaborik scored at 14:41 of the third overtime, and the New York Rangers outlasted the Washington Capitals in a 2-1 victory early Thursday morning to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Washington Capitals winger Troy Brouwer is downplaying the notion that Alexander Ovechkin is growing disgruntled over a lack of playing time.
The Washington Capitals skated for the final time this morning before tonight’s winner take all contest against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden.
Arlington, VA-Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals held one final full practice before they fly up to Boston this afternoon for the seventh and deciding game tomorrow against the Bruins at 7:30pm.
The Washington Capitals held a full practice today a night after evening the series at two games a piece with a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals practiced today one day after knowing they’ll be without their star center Nicklas Backstrom tomorrow in game four due to a game three match penalty and a one-game suspension.
The Caps lost Game 3 and the series lead to the Bruins 4-3 on Monday courtesy of a late Zdeno Chara goal.
Nicklas Backstrom gave the Caps a spark as they blew a two goal lead for the third time in their last five, but held on to beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in a shootout.
Philadelphia, PA-The Caps score 26 seconds in, but get shutout the last 64:34 of the game as the Caps fall 2-1 to the Philadelphia Flyers to end their five game road trip.
Arlington, VA-The Capitals suffered a scare at practice, just as Nicklas Backstrom looks to be getting closer for the first time in months.