Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks finally broke out of a frustrating tailspin, and they did it convincingly against one of the NHL's top teams. Toews had a goal and two assists and the Blackhawks ripped the Washington Capitals 7-1 on Saturday night to end an eight-game losing streak. Patrick Kane, Brandon Saad and Ryan […]
Defenseman Tyler Myers scored 3:35 into overtime as the host Winnipeg Jets came back from a two-goal deficit to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Tuesday night. Mark Scheifele sent a pass back to Myers, who quickly fired the puck past Braden Holtby for his sixth goal of the season. Scheifele had scored
Nicklas Backstrom scored his 200th career goal with 43 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. Alex Ovechkin began the game-winning play by sending the puck toward the net, and T.J. Oshie got it in the left circle and […]
If the Caps want to bring home any hardware at the end of the season, the PHWA's midseason awards show they have a lot of work to do.
The Caps have lost three straight games since returning from the bye week. Just how far down do they fall in this week's Power Rankings as a result?
Patrick Marleau simply opened his mouth, and that was enough to spark Toronto's comeback. Connor Carrick snapped a tie midway through the third period and the Maple Leafs scored three times in the final frame to rally past the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Saturday night. The win stopped a four-game losing streak for the Maple […]
The Carolina Hurricanes learned a tough lesson over the past 1 1/2 weeks: No lead is safe on home ice against the Washington Capitals. Jay Beagle scored with 1.3 seconds remaining and the Capitals rallied to beat the Hurricanes 4-3 on Friday night. Brett Connolly notched the tying goal with 3:08 left, and Alex Ovechkin […]
The Caps are riding high in this week's Power Rankings, but will they begin to struggle with a lighter January schedule?
Nicklas Backstrom scored on a breakaway at 4:17 of overtime Sunday as the Washington Capitals downed the St. Louis Blues 4-3 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. T.J. Oshie took the puck away from Colton Parayko at the Washington blue line and zipped a diagonal pass to Backstrom near the St. Louis
Sitting in first place in the Metropolitan Division at the start of the new year, the Capitals saw their Stanley Cup odds improve, but not as much as you may think.After going 10-2-2 in December, the sports betting site Bovada gives Washington 18/1 odds
It looked like the Caps were about to give away Tuesday's game, but instead the Caps rallied behind Alex Ovechkin's two goals for the 5-4 overtime win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Here is how the Caps won. With the Caps trailing by one, Ovechkin skated after the puck in the offensive zone as Carolina defenseman […]