Tagged: ‘Washington’

Wizards, Capitals making midwinter magic
January 30th, 2017 at 8:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANALYSIS/OPINION  In the eyes of many, we're living in an alternate universe filled with alternative facts. But not even that phenomenon fully explains what's happening in downtown D.C. The Washington Wizards are the NBA's hottest team, 11-2 in their last 13 games. They have suffered back-to-back losses just once since...

Back from All-Star break, Capitals look to continue momentum
January 30th, 2017 at 4:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** If you're just tuning in to the Capitals this season, you might think you're watching a rerun. Last season, Washington, with 74 points and a 15-point lead on the second-place New York Rangers in the Metropolitan Division by Feb 1, was running away from the rest of the league on...

Surging Capitals Cruise to 7-3 Win Over Blues
January 20th, 2017 at 8:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** ST. LOUIS â?? Justin Williams normally keeps his focus on the ice. Yet, the Washington Capitals' winger couldn't help but glance up to the press box after his goal in the Capitals' 7-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday. The fathers of the Washington players are on their...

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...

Capitals rout Blackhawks to extend winning streak to 8
January 13th, 2017 at 10:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? Jay Beagle can't explain his offensive success against the Chicago Blackhawks. It's much easier to see why his Washington Capitals are rolling against everybody. Beagle scored twice to solidify his status as a Blackhawks killer and Washington blew out Chicago 6-0 on Friday night to win its eighth...