Tag: Washington Capitals

June 23, 2017 Cody Stewart No comments exist

The Washington Capitals re-signed RW, T.J. Oshie Friday afternoon. Oshie is coming off of a strong season that helped the Capitals win the Presidents Trophy for the second consecutive year.   Capitals Career Since joining Washington in 2015, the nine-year veteran has accumulated at least 51 points. This past season, Oshie had a career high…

February 23, 2017 Michael Bish No comments exist

Capitals look to stay hot as they face the Oilers. Edmonton Oilers (33-20-8) vs Washington Capitals (40-12-7) Coming off their dominating win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night, the Washington Capitals look to stay hot as they face the Edmonton Oilers tonight at 7:00 PM. This is only the second matchup between these two…

February 7, 2017 Michael Bish No comments exist

Capitals Rock The Red As They Defeat The Hurricanes 5-0 The Washington Capitals win their 10th straight at home and 37th overall as they dominated Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. Capitals got off to a fast start scoring two early goals in the first period. After a scoreless second period, the picked up two more…

January 14, 2017 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals shut out the Chicago Blackhawks 6-0 Friday night to earn their eighth straight win. Holtby Shines Again: Washington goalie Braden Holtby saved all 24 shots dealt to him to earn his league-leading sixth shutout of the season. “This team seems to play better against good teams for some reason,” Holtby said, according…

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 Ashley Baker 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 Ashley Baker 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. “……

January 6, 2017 Ashley Baker No comments exist

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 it,” Capitals forward…

January 4, 2017 1 comment

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 for the most…

January 2, 2017 No comments exist

The Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 Sunday for their second straight win. Unlikely Heroes: Defensemen scored both of Washington’s goals. “Our [defense doesn’t] get a lot of credit sometimes,” Capitals head coach Barry Trotz said, according to The Washington Post. “Tonight, two guys that don’t score a lot of goals were the difference.”…