After getting an Olympic send-off from Secretary of State John Kerry, Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 40th goal with 12:14 remaining Thursday night as the Washington Capitals rallied from a third-period deficit for a 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
The Washington Capitals clinched the Southeast Division title Tuesday night, completing a stark turnaround in a lockout-shortened season with a 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby was happy to share the credit for his third shutout of the season.
Two games, two losses for Alex Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals and first-time NHL head coach Adam Oates.
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.
Washington, DC-The Caps blew a three goal lead and a chance to put the Winnipeg Jets in their rear-view mirrors, falling 4-3 in overtime at Verizon Center.
Dustin Byfuglien crashed the net and scored the go-ahead goal in the third period to snap the Washington Capitals four-game winning streak..
Washington, DC-Caps blow a late 2-0 lead to the Winnipeg Jets and lose 3-2 in a shootout and fell out of the top eight of the Eastern Conference.
Arlington, VA-Mike Knuble is a healthy scratch for the first time this season and the first time in the middle of the season as a Capital.
Alex Ovechkin nails the game winner with 1:14 remaining in the third when he beat Ondrej Pavelec five hole and gives the Caps a 1-0 win in Winnipeg.