Latest Darcy Kuemper News

Ovechkin and Oshie power Capitals past Flames 3-0

Nov. 25, 2022 17:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and T.J. Oshie each had a goal and an assist, helping the Washington Capitals to a 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday. Ovechkin scored career goal No. 791 at 12:24 of the third period, firing a quick wrist shot from the left circle past...

Alex Ovechkin scores 790th goal, Capitals beat Flyers in OT

Nov. 24, 2022 00:26 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin believed the Washington Capitals were always in the game against the Philadelphia Flyers despite trailing. So when he got the puck on his stick in overtime off a perfect pass from Dylan Strome, the best goal-scorer of this generation knew what he had to do. ...

Makar, MacKinnon score, short-handed Avalanche beat Capitals

Nov. 19, 2022 22:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Missing a handful of injured regulars, the Colorado Avalanche keep winning because two of their best players are healthy and rolling. Cale Makar scored, Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists and the defending Stanley Cup champions got 32 saves from Alexandar...

Verhaege scores 2 goals, Panthers beat Capitals 5-2

Nov. 15, 2022 22:52 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Carter Verhaeghe scored twice in the final minutes and the Florida Panthers beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Tuesday night. Verhaeghe, who had six goals and 12 points in Florida’s six-game playoff series win over Washington last spring, scored on a loose...

Sergachev has 2 goals, 2 assists, Lightning beat Caps 6-3

Nov. 13, 2022 22:56 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mikhail Sergachev had two goals and two assists during a four-goal first period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 6-3 on Sunday night. Sergachev is the first NHL defenseman to have a four-point period since Toronto's Morgan Rielly on Oct....

Capitals beat Lightning as Kuemper gets best of Bolts again

Nov. 11, 2022 22:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Darcy Kuemper got the best of the Tampa Bay Lightning again, making 28 saves to backstop the Washington Capitals to a 5-1 victory Friday night against the team he beat for the Stanley Cup last summer in a game full of boiling tensions and a couple of fights. ...

Penguins lose 2 D-men, beat Caps to end 7-game losing streak

Nov. 09, 2022 22:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Already down two defensemen to injury, the Pittsburgh Penguins were in desperation mode when Jeff Petry skated off in pain and left them with just three healthy players at the position. Veteran forward Jeff Carter to the rescue. Carter skated a shift on defense in...

Ovechkin passes Howe with No. 787; Coyotes beat Capitals 3-2

Nov. 05, 2022 22:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 787th career goal to break Gordie Howe’s record for scoring with one team, but the Arizona Coyotes scored three times in the third period to rally for a 3-2 win against the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Nick Ritchie had two...

Ovechkin ties Howe's mark, Red Wings beat Capitals 3-1

Nov. 03, 2022 22:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Alex Ovechkin tied Gordie Howe for the most goals scored for one NHL team, fittingly reaching the milestone in the same city Mr. Hockey became an all-time great. The 37-year-old superstar scored in second period, giving him 786 goals with Washington, but Andrew Copp...

Svechnikov lifts Hurricanes over Capitals 3-2 in shootout

Oct. 31, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov scored the winning goal in a shootout after tying the game in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Monday night. Stefan Noesen also scored for Carolina in regulation. Martin Necas had two...