Hellebuyck Makes 34 Saves To Lead Jets Past Capitals 3-0Connor Hellebuyck stopped 34 shots for his fifth shutout of the season, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.
Ovechkin Scores 701st, Shootout Winner As Capitals Beat JetsAlex Ovechkin scored his 701st goal and the shootout winner, and Braden Holtby made 30 saves in regulation and overtime to help the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Tuesday night for their second consecutive victory.
Capitals Snap Skid, Beat Penguins To Vault Into First PlaceFacing another deficit and the prospect of their losing streak dragging on, Capitals players returned to the locker room at the second intermission with some things to say.
Capitals' Alex Ovechkin Becomes 8th Player In NHL History To Score 700 GoalsAlex Ovechkin has become the eighth player in NHL history to score 700 goals.
Ovechkin Scores 699th Goal, But Caps Fall To Canadiens In OTAll eyes were on Alex Ovechkin needing two goals to reach 700 in his career. The other No. 8 on the ice scored twice instead.
Caps Hope Trade For Brenden Dillon, Adjustments Solve StrugglesFor the first time since October, the Washington Capitals took the ice for practice as something other than a first-place team.
Capitals Acquire Defenseman Brenden Dillon From San Jose SharksThe Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Brenden Dillon from the San Jose Sharks for a 2020 second round pick, and a conditional 2021 third round pick, the team announced.
Vegas Beats Caps For 3rd Straight Win; Ovi Stuck On 698Max Pacioretty scored his team-high 27th goal and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Monday night.
Raanta Stops 36 Shots, Coyotes Keep Ovechkin At 698 GoalsRaanta was sharp all night after giving up three goals in a loss to Ottawa on Thursday night, making some tough saves to leave Ovechkin without a goal in four straight games for the first time this season.
Islanders Keep Ovechkin At 698 Goals, Beat Capitals 5-3Anthony Beauvillier scored twice, Josh Bailey had three assists and the New York Islanders kept Alex Ovechkin stuck at 698 career goals in beating the Washington Capitals 5-3 Monday night.
Ovechkin 700: Opponents Helpless Vs. NHL's Best Goal-ScorerAlex Ovechkin is on the verge of becoming just the eighth player to score 700 career goals thanks to a once-in-a-generation combination of physicality, power and a unique shot that has made him nearly impossible to stop.
Ovechkin Nears 700 Mark After 27th Hat Trick; Caps Beat Kings 4-2Alex Ovechkin recorded his 27th career hat trick and raised his career goal total to 698 during a five-minute stretch of the third period, rallying the Washington Capitals to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
Penguins Beat Capitals In 50th Game Between Crosby, OvechkinKeeping Ovechkin in check was a big reason for this victory. Ovechkin was held off the score sheet and remained at 37 goals this season and 695 for his career.
Ovechkin Scores Twice, Moves Into 8th On NHL's Goal ListAlex Ovechkin scored two goals and moved into eight place on the NHL's career goals list, leading the Washington Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night.
Predators Make Up For Mistakes, Beat Caps 5-4The Nashville Predators showed some promise amid a disappointing season by beating the Washington Capitals 5-4 Wednesday night in a weird game that featured a bad goaltender turnover and a worse own-goal.