Jay Beagle was surprised to get an early shift in overtime. He ended up winning the game and equaling his career high in goals and points.
Andre Burakovsky, T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov each had a goal and an assist to lead the Washington Capitals to a 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.
As the Capitals head out on a two-game road trip, some familiar faces — the players’ dads — will be alongside cheering them on.
Alexander Ovechkin has been a major part of the nation’s capital for the last decade.
Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals’ nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory Monday night that included nine second-period goals.
The NHL announced that Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has been named the NHL’s First Star of the Week for the week ending Jan. 15.
The Capitals started cold, finished on fire in 5-0 shutout over Flyers.
The Capitals dispatched the Stanley Cup champions on Wednesday. Friday, they hammered the best team in the Western Conference, the Chicago Blackhawks.
Rookie Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine has lit the NHL on fire with 21 goals midway through his first year, and he’s starting to build quite a fan base.
A seven-game win streak has vaulted Washington back toward the top of the division standings at midseason. It also has the Capitals not far behind last season’s brisk points pace.
All four teams must have six forwards, three defensemen and two goalies apiece from each NHL division, and every franchise in the league must be represented at least once. Those restrictions essentially guarantee an elite forward or defenseman in each division will be a victim of the numbers game.
In just 880 games, Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin reached 1,000 career points. He did it in fitting style, with a goal against the rival Pittsburgh Penguins just 35 seconds into the game.
What’s in it for you? What do you get from the fun and games that too many folks treat like life and death? That’s one of the questions fans will have to ask themselves with the launch of a couple of new minor leagues — one for football, another for basketball.
The Washington Capitals announced that forwards Paul Carey and Liam O’Brien have been re-assigned to the Hershey Bears in the AHL.
The NHL announced that Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin and goaltender Braden Holtby have been selected to participate in the 2017 NHL All-Star Game.