Washington Capitals

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  • Capitals-Canadiens Sums

    Washington 0 0 0 0—0 Montreal 0 0 0 1—1 First Period_None. Penalties_Kuznetsov, Was (holding), 2:32; Bournival, Mon (boarding), 8:55; Laich, Was (roughing), 11:26; Subban, Mon (roughing), 11:26; Eller, Mon (hooking), 15:14. Second Period_None. Penalties_Wilson,…

  • Capitals-Canadiens Sum

    Washington 0 0 0 0—0 Montreal 0 0 0 1—1 First Period_None. Second Period_None. Third Period_None. Overtime_1, Montreal, Pacioretty 23 (Plekanec, Subban), 3:08. Shots on Goal_Washington 9-17-10-0_36. Montreal 7-6-15-2_30. Goalies_Washington, Holtby. Montreal, Price. A_21,286 (21,273).…

  • Ovi as Abe: Ovechkin’s goals bring Lincoln back for Capitals

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Abraham Lincoln returned to the Washington Capitals locker room, shortly after Alex Ovechkin returned to the top of the NHL’s goal-scoring race. In fact, they were one and the same. The Capitals…

  • Ovi gets 2; Crosby struggles as Capitals blank Penguins 4-0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored goals. Sidney Crosby lost faceoffs. Lots and lots of faceoffs. The latest Ovi-Sid showdown was a no-contest. Ovechkin netted twice to take the NHL lead in goals, and Crosby…

  • Penguins-Capitals Sum

    Pittsburgh 0 0 0—0 Washington 1 1 2—4 First Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 28 (Alzner, Backstrom), 4:50. Second Period_2, Washington, Ovechkin 29 (Green, Backstrom), 17:19 (pp). Third Period_3, Washington, Fehr 15 (Laich, Orpik), 11:02. 4, Washington,…

  • Penguins-Capitals Sums

    Pittsburgh 0 0 0—0 Washington 1 1 2—4 First Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 28 (Alzner, Backstrom), 4:50. Penalties_Carlson, Was (hooking), 7:35; Sill, Pit, major (fighting), 13:14; T.Wilson, Was, major (fighting), 13:14. Second Period_2, Washington, Ovechkin 29…

  • NHL Capsules

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jaroslav Halak stopped 40 shots, falling 8.1 seconds short of his second consecutive shutout of the New York Rangers, and the Islanders beat their biggest rival 4-1 on Tuesday night in…

  • NHL Capsules

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jaroslav Halak stopped 40 shots, falling 8.1 seconds short of his second consecutive shutout of the New York Rangers, and the Islanders beat their biggest rival 4-1 on Tuesday night in…

  • Atkinson, Tyutin lead Blue Jackets past Capitals 4-3

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cam Atkinson had not scored a goal in his last 18 games. Put on the same line with a couple of the central figures from this past weekend’s NHL All-Star game,…

  • Capitals-Blue Jackets Sums

    Washington 0 2 1—3 Columbus 0 3 1—4 First Period_None. Penalties_Wilson, Was (boarding), 2:38; Niskanen, Was (holding), 12:03; Tyutin, Clm (high-sticking), 17:56. Second Period_1, Columbus, Letestu 5 (Tropp, Johnson), 3:45. 2, Columbus, Johansen 18 (Connauton,…

  • Capitals-Blue Jackets Sum

    Washington 0 2 1—3 Columbus 0 3 1—4 First Period_None. Second Period_1, Columbus, Letestu 5 (Tropp, Johnson), 3:45. 2, Columbus, Johansen 18 (Connauton, Foligno), 15:39. 3, Washington, Burakovsky 7 (Niskanen, Backstrom), 16:12. 4, Columbus, Tyutin…

  • NHL Capsules

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Claude Giroux scored 3:57 into overtime, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers over the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 in a fight-filled game Tuesday night. After a throwback clash that featured one ejection and 93 penalty…

  • Purcell helps Oilers rally past Capitals 5-4 in shootout

    WASHINGTON (AP) — During a season in which they’ve already gone through two coaches and won fewer games than any team in the league, the Edmonton Oilers entered the All-Star break with a victory to…

  • Oilers-Capitals Sum

    Edmonton 1 1 2 0—5 Washington 3 0 1 0—4 Edmonton won shootout 2-1 First Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 26 (Burakovsky, Green), 1:48. 2, Washington, Ovechkin 27 (Green, Johansson), 13:58 (pp). 3, Edmonton, D.Roy 4 (Yakupov,…

  • Oilers-Capitals Sums

    Edmonton 1 1 2 0—5 Washington 3 0 1 0—4 Edmonton won shootout 2-1 First Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 26 (Burakovsky, Green), 1:48. 2, Washington, Ovechkin 27 (Green, Johansson), 13:58 (pp). 3, Edmonton, D.Roy 4 (Yakupov,…