Tagged: ‘Washington Capitals’

Capitals’ dads join team for two-game road trip
January 18th, 2017 at 1:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** As the Capitals head out on a two-game road trip that will take them through St. Louis to play the Blues on Thursday and to Dallas to play the Stars on Saturday, some familiar faces will be alongside the players, cheering them on. The swing through Texas and Missouri marks...

The Metropolitan Division is Loaded
January 18th, 2017 at 10:17 AM
***PHOTO1*** "Loaded" might be an understatement. This season, the Metropolitan Division is the toughest it has ever been and is by far the toughest division in the league. As of Tuesday, the top four teams (Washington, Columbus, Pittsburgh, NY Rangers) in the Metro all have at least 57 points, which is the...

Penguins halt Capitals’ win streak at 9 in wild victory
January 16th, 2017 at 10:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** PITTSBURGH â?? Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals' nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory Monday night that included nine second-period goals. Sheary had two goals and an assist for the Penguins, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Evgeni Malkin picked...

Backstrom named NHL’s First Star of the Week
January 16th, 2017 at 12:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** The NHL announced that Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom has been named the NHL's First Star of the Week for the week ending Jan. 15. Backstrom, 29, led the NHL in assists (seven) and points (10) in just four games. Backstrom recorded multiple points in each of the four contests,...

Capitals blow out Flyers to win ninth consecutive game
January 15th, 2017 at 3:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Washington Capitals showed they could get away with a slow start and still pull out another win. Despite a sluggish beginning that forced backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer to be on top of his game, the Capitals' offense came to life in a 5-0 blowout of the Philadelphia Flyers on...