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WTOP Jan 22, 2022
Ovechkin, Backstrom rally Capitals past Senators 3-2 in OT

Ovechkin, Backstrom rally Capitals past Senators 3-2 in OT

Alex Ovechkin scored his 28th and 29th goals of the season in the third period, Nicklas Backstrom pounced on a turnover to get the winner 1:13 into overtime and the Washington Capitals rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night.
WTOP Jan 20, 2022
McAvoy’s late goal lifts Bruins to 4-3 win over Capitals

McAvoy’s late goal lifts Bruins to 4-3 win over Capitals

Charlie McAvoy scored a power-play goal with 45 seconds left in the third period, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.
WTOP Jan 20, 2022
Capitals lose 4-3 in Boston after late goal by Charlie McAvoy

Capitals lose 4-3 in Boston after late goal by Charlie McAvoy

Here are a few takeaways from the Capitals' 4-3 loss to the Bruins in Boston.
WTOP Jan 19, 2022
Capitals’ Orlov suspended 2 games for kneeing Jets’ Ehlers

Capitals’ Orlov suspended 2 games for kneeing Jets’ Ehlers

Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has been suspended two games for kneeing Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers.
WTOP Jan 19, 2022
‘Unbelievable’ Aliaksei Protas has Capitals, Peter Laviolette excited for the future

‘Unbelievable’ Aliaksei Protas has Capitals, Peter Laviolette excited for the future

One of several Capitals rookies showing loads of promise this year in D.C. has been 21-year-old forward Aliaksei Protas.
WTOP Jan 19, 2022
NHL announces updated Capitals schedule for the rest of 2021-22 season

NHL announces updated Capitals schedule for the rest of 2021-22 season

With NHL players no longer participating in the Winter Olympics in Beijing, the Capitals have had five games shifted to the month of February and another rescheduled in April after the league announced its updated schedule on Wednesday.
WTOP Jan 19, 2022
Ovechkin scores 27th, Capitals beat Jets 4-3 in OT

Ovechkin scores 27th, Capitals beat Jets 4-3 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 27th goal of the season, Tom Wilson scored in overtime and the…
WTOP Jan 18, 2022
Ovechkin scores 27th goal, Capitals beat Jets in overtime

Ovechkin scores 27th goal, Capitals beat Jets in overtime

Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 27th goal of the season, Tom Wilson scored in overtime and the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 Tuesday night.
WTOP Jan 16, 2022
With offense struggling, Capitals hope to generate more traffic in front of the net

With offense struggling, Capitals hope to generate more traffic in front of the net

One issue is the team traditionally known for its offensive firepower is suddenly struggling to put pucks into the net.
WTOP Jan 16, 2022
Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Capitals to snap skid

Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Capitals to snap skid

The struggling Vancouver Canucks beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 Sunday in Bruce Boudreau's return to D.C.
WTOP Jan 16, 2022
Ovechkin and Washington take on Vancouver

Ovechkin and Washington take on Vancouver

Alex Ovechkin and Washington square off against Vancouver. Ovechkin is second in the NHL with 53 points, scoring 25 goals and recording 28 assists.
WTOP Jan 15, 2022
Vanecek, Wilson lead Capitals past Islanders 2-0

Vanecek, Wilson lead Capitals past Islanders 2-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Wilson scored early, Alex Ovechkin added an empty-net goal late, and Vitek Vanecek made 23…
WTOP Jan 10, 2022
Marchand bloodied, scores twice in Bruins’ 7-3 win over Caps

Marchand bloodied, scores twice in Bruins’ 7-3 win over Caps

Brad Marchand returned from a bloody nose in the first period to score two goals and assist on another, while center Patrice Bergeron saved one at the other end and the Boston Bruins routed the Washington Capitals 7-3 on Monday night.
WTOP Jan 9, 2022
Ovechkin, Capitals to host the Bruins

Ovechkin, Capitals to host the Bruins

Alex Ovechkin and Washington hit the ice against Boston. Ovechkin currently ranks third in the NHL with 51 points, scoring 24 goals and recording 27 assists.
WTOP Jan 9, 2022
Capitals score on own net; Wild come back to win in shootout

Capitals score on own net; Wild come back to win in shootout

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kevin Fiala and Frederick Gaudreau scored in the shootout as the short-handed Minnesota Wild took…

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