Wizards fans are up in arms over the team’s struggles of late, losing six consecutive games and 11 of their last 13, including an embarrassing loss to the lowly Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.
Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season and added an assist, Braden Holtby made 32 saves, and the Capitals defeated the Maple Leafs, 4-0, on Sunday night.
Smotrycz finished with only one point and four assists in a 66-56 win over the Wolverines, but his ability to break down their zone defense proved to be vital.
One benefit of the two deals the Capitals made over the weekend is that they required just a moderate investment, allowing the team to move forward with little disruption to team chemistry.
Scherzer was warming up in the bullpen, getting ready to head onto the field to throw his first batting practice session for the Nationals. But first, the National Anthem.
The Terrapins used their depth and strong second half play to overpower No. 25 Northwestern as Sunday’s 69-48 Big Ten victory cemented an unbeaten league season.
The cost was minimal to the Capitals, who traded a second- and third-round draft pick to the Flames in return for Glencross — a player who could likely solve their woes as a top-six forward.
Back after missing eight consecutive games because of big toe and lower leg injuries on his right side, Bradley Beal scored just 10 points Saturday night, though his presence was of high value.
Poulter didn’t realize he had a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic, only that he was playing well enough to feel like he was in control of his game and the tournament.
The season just started. The calendar hasn’t even turned to spring. Yet Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.
Brogdon led Virginia with 19 points and Anthony Gill added and Darion Atkins each had 16 points as Virginia beat Virginia Tech, 69-57.
Ronda Rousey has stopped every opponent she has faced in her meteoric mixed martial arts career, so a first-round victory is no shock for the UFC’s bantamweight champion.