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.
Ovechkin Ties Yzerman For Career Goals, Caps Top Isles 6-4Alexander Ovechkin scored three goals to tie Steve Yzerman for ninth on the career goals list Saturday, and the Washington Capitals rallied with five goals in the third period for a 6-4 victory over the New York Islanders.
Ovechkin's Hat Trick Helps Capitals Beat DevilsAlex Ovechkin took a stick to the face and put three pucks in the net for a hat trick to lead the Washington Capitals past the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Thursday night.
Capitals Sign Nicklas Backstrom For 5-Year, $46M DealThe Capitals have signed Nicklas Backstrom for the long term, agreeing to a $46 million, five-year contract extension on Tuesday.
Ovechkin, Samsonov Lead Capitals Over Hurricanes 2-0Alex Ovechkin scored two first-period goals and Ilya Samsonov stopped 23 shots for his first career shutout as the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 on Monday night.
Hischer Scores Twice, Devils Rout Capitals 5-1 To End SkidOn a night that looked primed for Alex Ovechkin to fill the net, another first overall pick took over instead.
Ovechkin, Oshie's 2-Goal Night Give Capitals 6-1 WinT.J. Oshie and Alex Ovechkin each scored two goals as the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 6-1 on Tuesday night.
Capitals Edge Hurricanes Behind Kuznetsov, EllerEvgeny Kuznetsov and Lars Eller each had a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals held off the Carolina Hurricanes for a 4-3 win Friday night.