10:17 PM EST, Sat December 15, 2018
Die By The Blade 4 hours ago
Game Thread: Sabres at Capitals, Game 33

Game Thread: Sabres at Capitals, Game 33

Sabres kick off a tough back to back tonight in D.C. Game 33 Buffalo Sabres (19-9-4) vs Washington Capitals (19-9-3) Puck Drop: 7:00 PM | Capital One Arena | Washington,DC TV: MSG-B Radio: WGR 550 SB Nation Capitals blog: Japer’s Rink
Puck Prose 7 hours ago

Washington Capitals: Alex Ovechkin is on a mission

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin continues to stun the hockey community. We are watching one of the greatest scorers of all time who is showing no sign of slowing down. Everybody knows it’s coming. The goaltender, the defense, the fans, the commentators. And yet, when Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin fires off his patented one-timer, […] Washington Capitals: Alex Ovechkin is on a mission - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Canes Country 23 hours ago
Canes collapse, blow 3-goal lead in shootout loss to Capitals

Canes collapse, blow 3-goal lead in shootout loss to Capitals

A 4-1 second-period lead quickly turned into a devastating loss for the middling Hurricanes. And just like that, the Carolina Hurricanes are on another losing streak. This time, it’s even more painful. After scoring goals but failing to keep the puck out of their net against the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, the same thing happened on Friday against the Washington Capitals. The first few minutes belonged to the Hurricanes. From the opening puck drop, Carolina pushed the tempo and made life incredibly difficult for Braden Holtby and the Capitals. All of 47 seconds into the game, it was...
WTOP 23 hours ago
Ovechkin, Vrana lead Caps over Hurricanes 6-5 in shootout

Ovechkin, Vrana lead Caps over Hurricanes 6-5 in shootout

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had his second consecutive hat trick and Jakub Vrana scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lead the Washington Capitals past the Carolina Hurricanes 6-5 on Friday…
The Hockey Writers Dec 12, 2018

Capitals Bury Red Wings on Ovechkin’s Hat Trick

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin scored his 21st hat trick and first this season to lift the Washington Capitals over the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 on Tuesday night. Ovechkin entered the night as the NHL's goal leader and stretched his total to 25 through 30 gam... The post Capitals Bury Red Wings on Ovechkin’s Hat Trick appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Dec 9, 2018

Capitals Blank Blue Jackets – Holtby Earns Shutout

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 22nd goal and Braden Holtby got his 34th career shutout as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Saturday night. Travis Boyd had a goal and an assist, and Brett Connolly and ... The post Capitals Blank Blue Jackets – Holtby Earns Shutout appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Dec 8, 2018
Ovechkin scores 22nd in season, Capitals shut out Blue Jackets

Ovechkin scores 22nd in season, Capitals shut out Blue Jackets

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 22nd goal and Braden Holtby got his 34th career shutout as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
WTOP Dec 8, 2018
Holtby, Capitals shut out Blue Jackets 4-0

Holtby, Capitals shut out Blue Jackets 4-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 22nd goal and Braden Holtby got his 34th career shutout as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Saturday night. Travis Boyd had…
The Cannon Dec 8, 2018
Blue Jackets Overmatched, Yet Again, on Home Ice

Blue Jackets Overmatched, Yet Again, on Home Ice

Washington gets three first period goals; overpower Blue Jackets in matchup of the top two teams in the Metropolitan. First place was on the line in the Metropolitan Division Saturday night at Nationwide Arena as the Columbus Blue Jackets battled the Washington Capitals in part two of their regular season series of four. Both teams came in with many similar statistics from throughout the first 28 games of the season. Game #29 Preview: Blue Jackets battle Capitals for division lead That’s where the similarities ended. The Capitals scored three times in the first...
The Cannon Dec 8, 2018
Gamethread: Capitals at Blue Jackets

Gamethread: Capitals at Blue Jackets

Duclair AND BJORKSTRAND slot in, Sedlak sits. Werenski back to the third line. Go Jackets!
Union and Blue Dec 8, 2018

Columbus Blue Jackets Host Washington Capitals at Nationwide

The Columbus Blue Jackets are set to host the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals tonight. The Columbus Blue Jackets will battle the Washington Capitals tonight in a match-up that’ll decide who leads the Metropolitan division. The Capitals are hot right now, with a record of 8-2-0, meaning that the Blue Jackets will be in for […] Columbus Blue Jackets Host Washington Capitals at Nationwide - Union and Blue - Union and Blue - A Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Cannon Dec 8, 2018
Game #29 Preview: Blue Jackets battle Capitals for division lead

Game #29 Preview: Blue Jackets battle Capitals for division lead

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 7:00 ESTNationwide Arena, Columbus, OhioTV: Fox Sports Ohio; Radio: 97.1 FMOpponent’s Blog: Japers’ Rink Columbus Blue Jackets (16-10-2, 34 points, 2nd Metro, 5th East) vs. Washington Capitals (16-9-3, 35 points, 1st Metro, 4th East) Tonight is Part 2 of the rematch of last year’s playoff series. The Jackets drew first blood in a game a month ago in Washington. Can they guarantee at least a split of the season series? A win would also leap the Jackets over the Caps for first place in the Metro, where those two teams have separated themselves from the pack...
The Hockey Writers Dec 7, 2018

Capitals Beat Coyotes on Burakovsky’s Winner

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Andre Burakovsky scored late in the third period, Pheonix Copley stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Thursday night. Jakub Vrana scored his third goal in two games and Matt Niskanen had one on ... The post Capitals Beat Coyotes on Burakovsky’s Winner appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Capitals make late push, rally past Coyotes

Capitals make late push, rally past Coyotes

Andre Burakovsky scored late in the third period, Pheonix Copley stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Thursday night.         
WTOP Dec 6, 2018
Burakovsky’s goal sends Capitals to 4-2 win over Coyotes

Burakovsky’s goal sends Capitals to 4-2 win over Coyotes

Burakovsky, moved up to the top line due to Tom Wilson's injury, scored the game-winner on a shot against the Arizona Coyotes that caromed in off Adin Hill's blocker with 4:42 left.

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