Tagged: ‘Washington’

Alex Ovechkin ends goal drought, Capitals beat Wild to snap skid
March 14th, 2017 at 10:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Alex Ovechkin ended the longest goal-scoring drought of his career as the Washington Capitals held on to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 Tuesday night and snap a season-worst four-game losing streak. Ovechkin hadn't scored in 10 games or had an even-strength goal in 18 before firing a one-timer by league...

Capitals ‘slapped in the face’ by four straight losses
March 13th, 2017 at 5:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANAHEIM, Calif. â?? The Washington Capitals have four straight regulation losses for the first time in 2½ seasons. Their defense has been shredded for 17 goals during that skid, and superstar Alex Ovechkin is mired in the longest goal-scoring drought of his career. No wonder the doors to the visitors'...

Wizards, Capitals making midwinter magic
January 30th, 2017 at 8:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANALYSIS/OPINION  In the eyes of many, we're living in an alternate universe filled with alternative facts. But not even that phenomenon fully explains what's happening in downtown D.C. The Washington Wizards are the NBA's hottest team, 11-2 in their last 13 games. They have suffered back-to-back losses just once since...

Back from All-Star break, Capitals look to continue momentum
January 30th, 2017 at 4:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** If you're just tuning in to the Capitals this season, you might think you're watching a rerun. Last season, Washington, with 74 points and a 15-point lead on the second-place New York Rangers in the Metropolitan Division by Feb 1, was running away from the rest of the league on...

Surging Capitals Cruise to 7-3 Win Over Blues
January 20th, 2017 at 8:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** ST. LOUIS â?? Justin Williams normally keeps his focus on the ice. Yet, the Washington Capitals' winger couldn't help but glance up to the press box after his goal in the Capitals' 7-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday. The fathers of the Washington players are on their...