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 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 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 Cruise Past Sabres, Vrana Scores First Goal

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.

Caps Win 3-1, Grubauer Saves 32 on Birthday

The Washington Capitals defeated the Buffalo Sabres Friday evening 3-1 behind their backup goalie’s 32-save performance. Grubauer Birthday Bash: Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer celebrated his 25th birthday Friday by saving 32 of Buffalo’s 33 shots in his third win of the year. The German native’s parents were in town for his birthday, allowing them

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