Tag: Pittsburgh Penguins

January 11, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

Overview: On Wednesday, the Washington Capitals will host the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Penguins enter the game 26-8-5, which puts them in second place in the Metropolitan Division. Ranking first in goals per game and fourth in power-play scoring percentage, the Penguins, as always, will put up a fight against the…

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…

January 8, 2017 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals shut out the Ottawa Senators 1-0 Saturday night to earn their fifth straight win. Backstrom Makes History: Washington alternate captain Nicklas Backstrom earned the 500th assist of his career from the game’s only goal. “He’s pretty elite and real special,” Capitals head coach Barry Trotz said, according to The Washington Post. “……

November 17, 2016 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals defeated their rival, the Pittsburgh Penguins, 7-1 Wednesday night, ending their two-game losing streak. Raining Goals: After scoring two goals combined in the past two games, Washington’s offense awaken against Pittsburgh. Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom led the charge, scoring two goals and earning three assists. “We were hungry out there and we won battles…