Latest Pheonix Copley News

Connolly leads Caps into 1st place with 4-1 win over Devils

Mar. 20, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Brett Connolly has been doing his best Alex Ovechkin imitation the past six weeks and it is coming just in time to help the defending champion Washington Capitals gear up for another Stanley Cup run. Connolly sparked a three-goal second period and the Capitals moved into first place in...

Penguins end Bruins' 19-game point streak with 4-2 win

Mar. 11, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jared McCann scored twice, Matt Murray finished with 39 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Boston Bruins their first regulation loss since January with a 4-2 victory on Sunday night. Nick Bjugstad and Jake Guentzel also scored for the Penguins, who survived another late push by...

Penalty kill shines, Capitals beat Jets to extend win streak

Mar. 10, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Carl Hagelin watched helplessly from the penalty box as the short-handed unit he helped transform got to work. Seconds after stepping out following another successful kill, Hagelin scored the go-ahead goal on a breakaway to help the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Sunday...

Kuznetsov's overtime winner lifts Caps over Rangers, 6-5

Feb. 24, 2019 5:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov wanted to win so badly Sunday he was even willing to get in Alex Ovechkin's way. Kuznetsov scored at 4:20 of overtime, just beating his star teammate's stick to the puck, and the Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers 6-5 in their return from their longest road...

Ovechkin scores a pair as Capitals edge Kings 3-2

Feb. 19, 2019 2:17 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Ovechkin's one-timer from the left faceoff circle has been unstoppable this season for the Washington Capitals. The Russian forward scored a pair of power-play goals from his favorite spot as the Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Monday night. Ovechkin — who had his...

Winning with Binnington: Blues goalie making most of chance

Feb. 18, 2019 5:44 PM EST

Jordan Binnington doesn't let much get to him. When junior goaltending coach Greg Redquest put him through the paces of a post-practice skate, he came away seeing the same chill Binnington. "He doesn't sweat," Redquest said. "He's just too cool." Binnington is playing cool and has made the St. Louis Blues the...

Red-hot Kuznetsov has 4 points, Capitals beat Kings 6-4

Feb. 11, 2019 10:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov is scoring, the Washington Capitals are winning and it feels like the playoffs in February. Kuznetsov continued his hot streak with two goals and two assists, leading the Washington Capitals to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night. The leading scorer...

Caps beat Avs in OT, Colorado loses 5th consecutive game

Feb. 7, 2019 10:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 48 seconds in overtime remaining on the clock in the visiting dressing room served as a reminder of how close the Colorado Avalanche got. But close isn't much consolation after a 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals on Thursday night extended their skid to five games. And neither was...

Capitals sign goalie Pheonix Copley to $3.3M, 3-year deal

Feb. 4, 2019 3:52 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals will soon have some decisions to make about their future at goaltender. The Capitals signed backup Phoenix Copley to a $3.3 million, three-year extension Monday that keeps him under contract through the 2021-22 season at a salary-cap hit of $1.1 million. It's a...