The Washington Capitals shut out the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-0 Thursday night, snapping their 16-game win streak one victory shy of tying the single-season consecutive wins record. Streak Busters: “Obviously, they’re on a huge winning streak right here, and it’s going be a really good and fun moment for us to end
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
With Vice President Joe Biden in attendance, the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 Wednesday night in a shootout. Flyers Prevail in Shootout: For the second time in five days, Washington forward T.J. Oshie led off the Capitals’ half of a shootout with a goal. Oshie has scored in each of his
The Washington Capitals defeated the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 Friday night for their third straight win. Vrana Leads the Power Play: The Capitals scored on two out of their three chances with a man advantage Friday. These goals improved Washington’s power-play scoring percentage to 16th in the NHL. This is up from Dec.
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
The San Jose Sharks shutout the Washington Capitals 3-0 Tuesday, ending their five-game win streak. Defensive Matchup Tuesday’s game was the Shark’s first shutout of the season and the first time an opponent shutout Washington this year. Both teams failed to piece together an offensive push, as both kept the puck out of