Tag: John Carlson

December 22, 2016 No comments exist

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 three shootout…

December 10, 2016 No comments exist

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. 1 when the…

December 6, 2016 No comments exist

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 in the…

November 9, 2016 No comments exist

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 their deep…