Tag: Evgeny Kuznetsov

January 10, 2017 No comments exist

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 legend…

December 30, 2016 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals lost to the New Jersey Devils 2-1 in a shootout Friday night. The Shootout: Washington used forward T.J. Oshie in its first shootout chance. Oshie attempted to curl the puck around New Jersey goalie Keith Kinkaid, but Kinkaid blocked his shot. On the Devils first opportunity in the tiebreaker, forward Michael Cammalleri…

December 17, 2016 No comments exist

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, the Capitals…

December 8, 2016 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals blew a three-goal lead over the Boston Bruins Wednesday night but eventually defeated them 4-3 in overtime. The Overtime Winner: Washington forward Nicklas Backstrom scored the game-winning goal 1:36 into overtime. “Every time when you let teams back from a 3-0 lead, it’s not good enough,” Backstrom said, according to The Washington Post….

December 4, 2016 No comments exist

The Tampa Bay Lightning earned a 2-1 win over the Capitals Saturday night but needed a four-round shootout to defeat Washington. The Shootout: Once the five-minute overtime period ended, still tied at one, the game entered a tiebreaker. Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov struck first in the shootout, deking Lightning goalie Ben Bishop. Tampa Bay rookie Brayden Point immediately…

December 2, 2016 No comments exist

Ahead of their game in Washington on Nov. 16, the Pittsburgh Penguins posted a picture on Twitter of their Stanley Cup banner alongside the Capitals’ division champions banner. The troll sparked a flame in the Capitals, as they stomped Pittsburgh 7-1 that night. However, the whole situation perfectly suits Washington’s season. In the past four…

November 24, 2016 No comments exist

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 well.” The…

November 13, 2016 No comments exist

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 went dormant….