Caps Outrun Maple Leafs in Overtime Marathon, Ovechkin Scores Game-Winner

The Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-5 in overtime Tuesday night behind captain Alex Ovechkin’s game-winning goal. Offense, Offense and More Offense: Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal 22 seconds into overtime on a one-timer. The overtime goal was the 19th of his regular season career, tying him with Jaromir Jagr

Caps Drown Hurricanes 4-3 in Shootout

The Washington Capitals won their sixth straight game Friday night, beating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in a shootout. The Shootout: With 10 seconds remaining in overtime, Washington goalie Philipp Grubauer made several blocker pad saves to send the game into a shootout. During their last contest in Raleigh, North Carolina 34 days ago,

Caps Fail to Convert, Fall 3-0 to Islanders

The Washington Capitals couldn’t convert their scoring chances into goals, leading them to a 3-0 loss to the New York Islanders Friday. Missed Opportunities: Despite what the score suggests Washington put pressure on New York. Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak saved all 38 of the Capitals’ shots on goal. “Obviously, there's still things that need

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

Hurricanes Drown Capitals 5-1

The Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-1 Saturday night. Hurricanes Shower Goals: Washington struck first with a goal from forward Evgeny Kuznetsov at the 12:02 mark of the first period. Defenseman Dmitry Orlov relayed the puck to Kuznetsov on a break-away for the goal’s primary assist. After Kuznetsov’s goal, the Capitals’ offense