Ovechkin & Trotz Make History Against Montreal

MONTREAL The Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 Monday night to win their sixth straight game. Ovechkin Chases History: Washington captain Alex Ovechkin scored a goal and earned two assists on the night to bring his career point total to 999. Ovechkin’s goal was the 544th of his career, tying him with Canadiens

Backstrom Makes Caps History in Fifth Sraight Win

The Washington Capitals shut out the Ottawa Senators 1-0 Saturday night to earn their fifth straight win. Backstrom Makes History: Washington alternate captain Nicklas Backstrom earned the 500th assist of his career from the game’s only goal. “He’s pretty elite and real special,” Capitals head coach Barry Trotz said, according to The

Ovechkin Scores Hat Trick, Capitals Win 4-3

Fans showered caps onto the ice Wednesday night for Alex Ovechkin’s hat trick during the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 win against the St. Louis Blues. Ovechkin Show: Washington’s captain broke the 0-0 tie with a power-play goal in the game’s 18th minute. “I got lucky,” Ovechkin told Comcast Sports Network. “The puck hit my stick

Capitals Shutout Red Wings 1-0

The Washington Capitals overcame the Detroit Red Wings with a 1-0 shutout win Friday night. The Goal: Capitals forward Jay Beagle scored the game’s only goal off a rebound of teammate Dmitry Orlov’s slap shot. “I just kind of spun around and saw a wide open net so I just tried to get it as

Capitals Shower Goals on Penguins, Win 7-1

The Washington Capitals defeated their rival, the Pittsburgh Penguins, 7-1 Wednesday night, ending their two-game losing streak. Raining Goals: After scoring two goals combined in the past two games, Washington’s offense awaken against Pittsburgh. Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom led the charge, scoring two goals and earning three assists. “We were hungry out there and we won