Caps Shut Out Blackhawks for Eighth Straight Win

The Washington Capitals shut out the Chicago Blackhawks 6-0 Friday night to earn their eighth straight win. Holtby Shines Again: Washington goalie Braden Holtby saved all 24 shots dealt to him to earn his league-leading sixth shutout of the season. “This team seems to play better against good teams for some reason,” Holtby

Caps Trounce Devils 6-2 in Messy Game

The Washington Capitals won their fifth straight game in New Jersey, defeating the Devils 6-2 Saturday in a game that featured 18 penalties. Capitals Dominate: The Devils and Capitals faced each other for the second time in 42 hours Saturday. In their last meeting Thursday night, Devils goalie Keith Kinkaid saved 43

Caps Fall to Devils in Shootout, Kinkaid Shines

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

Johansson Leads Caps to Overtime Win

The Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 Monday night, ending their three-game losing streak. Offense Begins to Awaken: Washington fell behind within six minutes of play. Buffalo forward Zemgus Girgensons scored the game’s first goal on a one-on-one break. He beat Capitals goalie Braden Holtby with a backhand shot. The 1-0 deficit put Washington

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 Win in Overtime, Beagle Scores Twice

The Washington Capitals defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in overtime Friday. With the win, Washington ended Chicago’s seven-game win streak. Overtime Winner Capitals forward Marcus Johansson scored the game-winning goal 2:20 into overtime. “[The Blackhawks] are very good in this building,” Washington head coach Barry Trotz said on the win, according to NHL.com. “They