Washington Capitals

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  • Seguin scores twice during big 2nd, Stars beat Capitals 4-3

    DALLAS (AP) — A week has made a big difference for the Dallas Stars. Tyler Seguin scored twice during a four-goal second period and Dallas took over first place in the Western Conference by holding…

  • Capitals-Stars Sums

    Washington 0 0 3—3 Dallas 0 4 0—4 First Period_None. Penalties_Washington bench, served by Burakovsky (too many men), 4:55. Second Period_1, Dallas, Janmark 11 (Hemsky), 1:55. 2, Dallas, Ja.Benn 29 (Eaves, Nemeth), 6:48. 3, Dallas,…

  • Capitals-Stars Sum

    Washington 0 0 3—3 Dallas 0 4 0—4 First Period_None. Second Period_1, Dallas, Janmark 11 (Hemsky), 1:55. 2, Dallas, Ja.Benn 29 (Eaves, Nemeth), 6:48. 3, Dallas, Seguin 29 (Nemeth), 14:01. 4, Dallas, Seguin 30 (Klingberg,…

  • Breaking down Ovi’s one-period hat trick

    Facts and figures about Alex Ovechkin’s latest hat trick, which he achieved all in one period.

  • Ovechkin hat trick gives Capitals 4-3 road win against Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Scoring more than 500 goals in the NHL hasn’t come without Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin being opportunistic. Thursday night was another example of being in the right place at…

  • Capitals-Wild Sums

    Washington 0 3 1—4 Minnesota 0 1 2—3 First Period_None. Penalties_Williams, Was (slashing), 3:53; Prosser, Min (roughing), 11:24; Oshie, Was (interference), 12:05; Niskanen, Was (hooking), 13:57; Folin, Min (holding), 19:54. Second Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 32…

  • Capitals-Wild Sum

    Washington 0 3 1—4 Minnesota 0 1 2—3 First Period_None. Second Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 32 (Oshie, Nic.Backstrom), 2:14. 2, Washington, Ovechkin 33 (Carlson, Nic.Backstrom), 5:21 (pp). 3, Minnesota, Coyle 15 (Koivu, Suter), 11:27. 4, Washington,…

  • Capitals-Wild Sums

    Washington 0 3 1—4 Minnesota 0 1 2—3 First Period_None. Penalties_Williams, Was (slashing), 3:53; Prosser, Min (roughing), 11:24; Oshie, Was (interference), 12:05; Niskanen, Was (hooking), 13:57; Folin, Min (holding), 19:54. Second Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 32…

  • Capitals-Wild Sum

    Washington 0 3 1—4 Minnesota 0 1 2—3 First Period_None. Second Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 32 (Oshie, Nic.Backstrom), 2:14. 2, Washington, Ovechkin 33 (Carlson, Nic.Backstrom), 5:21 (pp). 3, Minnesota, Coyle 15 (Koivu, Parise), 11:27. 4, Washington,…

  • Johansson has goal, 2 assists as Caps beat Predators 5-3

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A return to Nashville for Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz was nice, but winning was even better. Marcus Johansson had a goal and two assists to lead the Capitals over the…

  • Capitals-Predators Sums

    Washington 1 1 3—5 Nashville 0 1 2—3 First Period_1, Washington, Chimera 14 (T.Wilson), 12:02. Penalties_Schmidt, Was (holding), 3:41; Fisher, Nas (tripping), 4:42; Williams, Was (hooking), 7:23; C.Smith, Nas (tripping), 14:06; Johansson, Was (high-sticking), 14:13.…

  • NHL-leading Capitals aim to end troubling power-play drought

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Capitals are winners of three in a row and sitting pretty atop the NHL, so not much seems to be going wrong for Washington. They do however have one glaring problem…

  • Ovechkin reaches 30 goals again as Capitals beat Flyers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Niskanen scored a goal that wowed the Washington Capitals’ bench, and Alex Ovechkin scored an atypical goal that put him in elite company in hockey history. Behind a highlight-reel goal from…

  • Flyers-Capitals Sums

    Philadelphia 1 0 1—2 Washington 0 2 1—3 First Period_1, Philadelphia, Del Zotto 4 (Gostisbehere, Cousins), 18:21. Penalties_Alzner, Was (hooking), 2:18; Alzner, Was (interference), 4:26; White, Phi (slashing), 7:43. Second Period_2, Washington, Ovechkin 30 (Alzner),…

  • Flyers-Capitals Sum

    Philadelphia 1 0 1—2 Washington 0 2 1—3 First Period_1, Philadelphia, Del Zotto 4 (Gostisbehere, Cousins), 18:21. Second Period_2, Washington, Ovechkin 30 (Alzner), 15:56. 3, Washington, Orlov 5 (Burakovsky, Kuznetsov), 17:05. Third Period_4, Philadelphia, Schultz…