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.
Cassidy, Berube, Reirden, Gallant Named NHL All-Star CoachesBoston's Bruce Cassidy, Craig Berube of the St. Louis Blues, Washington's Todd Reirden and Gerard Gallant of the Vegas Golden Knights will be the head coaches at NHL All-Star Weekend later this month.
Cizikas, Varlamov Lead Islanders To 4-3 Win Over CapitalsCasey Cizikas scored twice for the first time this season and Tom Kuhnhackl had the go-ahead goal and the New York Islanders earned a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday.
Foegele, Hurricanes Stay Hot Against Capitals In 6-4 WinWarren Foegele continued his stellar play against Washington with two goals and an assist to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-4 over the Capitals on Saturday night.
Ovechkin To Skip NHL All-Star Weekend For 2nd Straight YearAlex Ovechkin has decided to skip NHL All-Star Weekend for the second consecutive year to get rested and ready for the second half of the regular season and playoffs.
Oshie Scores In OT, Capitals Snap Blue Jackets' Win StreakCarl Hagelin found the net for the first time this season, T.J. Oshie scored in overtime and the Capitals beat the Blue Jackets 2-1 Friday night to snap Columbus' winning streak at five.
Third-Period Penalty Kills Help Capitals Beat LightningDmitry Orlov scored the go-ahead goal with 6:03 left, Braden Holtby made 26 saves and the Washington Capitals killed off several late power plays to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Saturday night.
Ovechkin, Pastrnak, MacKinnon, McDavid Are All-Star CaptainsWashington's Alex Ovechkin, Boston's David Pastrnak, Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon and Edmonton's Connor McDavid were voted NHL All-Star captains.
Ovechkin, Backstrom Make 900th Game Memorable With Win Over DevilsNicklas Backstrom had two goals and two assists, and the Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 6-3 on Friday night.