Alex Ovechkin became the 11th player in NHL history to score 50 or more goals in a season five times, and the Washington Capitals kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the slumping St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Even if the Washington Capitals go undefeated in the final four games of the season, the chances of Adam Oates’ club sneaking into the playoffs is less than 50-50.
Tyler Seguin scored his 33rd goal, Dustin Jeffrey got his first two of the season, and the Dallas Stars routed the Washington Capitals 5-0 Tuesday night in a game between a pair of ninth-place teams trying to leapfrog into a playoff spot.
This time, the shootout win went to the Nashville Predators.
Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter scored in the shootout, and the Los Angeles Kings came back after allowing Alex Ovechkin’s two early power-play goals to beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Give the Capitals credit. After another of their trademark slow starts, they have been playing well for a month, having continued the 5-2-1 surge they mounted before the 18-day Olympic break with a 7-4-2 record […]
Nicklas Backstrom scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to their first win in San Jose in more than 20 years, 3-2 over the Sharks on Saturday night.
With the Anaheim Ducks bearing down on him all night, Jaroslav Halak couldn’t relax for even a moment in front of the Washington Capitals’ net until the horn sounded on another victory.
Alex Ovechkin filled out an NCAA Tournament bracket for a Monumental Network video, the highlights of which – sports logic free – are noted here (Video).
Troy Brouwer scored two goals and the Washington Capitals scored three times in the first period before holding on for a 4-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday.