Tagged: ‘Washington Capitals’

Penguins halt Capitals’ win streak at 9 in wild victory
January 16th, 2017 at 10:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** PITTSBURGH â?? Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals' nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory Monday night that included nine second-period goals. Sheary had two goals and an assist for the Penguins, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Evgeni Malkin picked...

Backstrom named NHL’s First Star of the Week
January 16th, 2017 at 12:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** The NHL announced that Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has been named the NHL's First Star of the Week for the week ending Jan. 15. Backstrom, 29, led the NHL in assists (seven) and points (10) in just four games. Backstrom recorded multiple points in each of the four contests,...

Capitals blow out Flyers to win ninth consecutive game
January 15th, 2017 at 3:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Washington Capitals showed they could get away with a slow start and still pull out another win. Despite a sluggish beginning that forced backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer to be on top of his game, the Capitals' offense came to life in a 5-0 blowout of the Philadelphia Flyers on...

Preview: Capitals Look to Stay on Top vs. Struggling Flyers
January 15th, 2017 at 9:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** There have been ups and downs for the Washington Capitals so far this season, but finally, we are starting to see the squad that we've come to know so well. The Capitals are on an eight-game winning streak and are getting the best performance possible out of their top players. Not to...

Why the Capitals Have the Gusto
January 15th, 2017 at 9:22 AM
***PHOTO1*** Alex Ovechkin has reached another milestone. The Caps are on a roll. Washington appears unstoppable. In poetic fashion, Ovechkin tallied his 1,000th and 1,001st point against rival Pittsburgh Penguins in front of a sell-out crowd at the Verizon Center on Wednesday night. One could fill multiple sheets of paper with his accomplishments. However,...