Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin have been career adversaries, two of the best players in the sport pitted in one of the NHL’s most heated rivalries.
Based on recent results, the Washington Capitals are getting used to coach Peter Laviolette’s new system.
Tom Wilson scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with 7:20 left and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night for their second victory in six games this season between the rivals.
Nicklas Backstrom, Tom Wilson and Conor Sheary scored, Vitek Vanecek made 22 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 on Thursday night for their second consecutive victory.
One win — the Capitals’ first this month — doesn’t heal all. It could be a turning point, though.
“Today is a good day,” Henrik Lundqvist wrote on Twitter after a positive checkup with his doctor.
Conor Sheary and Jakub Vrana scored in the second period, and the Washington Capitals stopped a four-game slide by topping the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 on Tuesday night.
After a winter storm brought snow, freezing temperatures and widespread power outages to the Dallas region, professional sporting events in North Texas have been postponed to conserve energy.
With two empty-net scores in a span of 14 seconds — including one from center Sidney Crosby — the Penguins sunk the Capitals, 6-3.