Ovechkin goes for 1,000 as Caps Face Penguins

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

Ovechkin & Trotz Make History Against Montreal

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

No Streaking Allowed in Washington, Caps Snap Jackets’ Historic Run

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

Capitals Shower Goals on Penguins, Win 7-1

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