The Islanders came out on top in a dullard of a game in which the teams seemingly tried to top each other in trying to find the best way to waste a scoring chance.
106.7 The Fan hosts Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier made their Capitals radio broadcast debuts, taking play-by-play announcer John Walton up on his offer to join him in the radio boot on Tuesday night as the Caps took on the Islanders.
The unexpectedly biggest Super Bowl blowout in 21 years was a fitting exclamation point to the weirdest weekend in Washington sports in quite a while.
Ryan Johansen scored twice and Derek MacKenzie, Brandon Dubinsky and Cam Atkinson also had goals to lead the Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the Capitals on Thursday night, ending a two-game winning streak for Washington.
Alex Ovechkin knew what he was going to do before he heard Capitals teammate Mike Green yelling for the pass.
Alex Ovechkin was back — and so were the Washington Capitals’ winning ways.
Alex Ovechkin’s absence added to the Washington Capitals’ offensive woes and the Ottawa Senators were only too glad to take advantage.
The Washington Capitals have re-assigned goaltender Philipp Grubauer to Hershey of the AHL.
Maybe Capitals coach Adam Oates’ job is even in jeopardy after five straight defeats and nine in the last 11 games.
Rick Nash scored two of New York’s three first-period goals, and Henrik Lundqvist won for the fifth time in six outings as the surging Rangers beat the sliding Washington Capitals 4-1 on Sunday night.