Alex Ovechkin retreated to the bench Wednesday night after the final horn had sounded and smashed his stick repeatedly against the walls and the stanchions. His frustration was evident after the Washington Capitals lost 4-3 to the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins in a game marked by belligerence and an overall nastiness, and those feelings were sure to linger.
Sidney Crosby scored his 20th goal of the season and the Penguins held on to beat the Capitals, 4-3, on Wednesday night, averting a sweep of the season series.
Kane, who leads Chicago with 27 goals and 37 assists, lost his balance and crashed into the boards after he was cross-checked with 12:11 left in the first period of Tuesday night’s 3-2 shootout victory over the Panthers.
There’s a new buzz surrounding Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask.
Del Zotto scored late in the third period Sunday to lift Philadelphia to a 3-2 victory over the Capitals, whose four-game winning streak ended and who lost for just the third time in 11 games.