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Schultz has 3-point outing in Capitals 4-3 win over Sabres

Apr. 09, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Schultz had a goal and two assists, and the Washington Capitals reclaimed a share of the East Division lead by beating the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Friday night. Washington star Alex Ovechkin scored his 21st goal of the season and No. 727 for...

Great 8: Ovechkin scores historic PP goal, Caps sweep Devils

Apr. 04, 2021 19:27 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Washington Capitals came up with two Great 8s against the New Jersey Devils. Alex Ovechkin hit another milestone in his amazing career and the Capitals finished off a rare eight-game sweep of their season series with the Devils with a 5-4 win on...

Capitals hold on to beat Rangers for 10th win in 11 games

Mar. 28, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitals players and coach Peter Laviolette sounded as if they'd lost after holding on to beat the New York Rangers 5-4 Sunday. That's a good sign for the first-place team in the East Division after tying the Tampa Bay Lightning for the top spot in the...

Ovechkin scores twice, red-hot Capitals shut out Devils 4-0

Mar. 26, 2021 22:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice, Ilya Samsonov made 24 saves and the Washington Capitals rode their best players to a 4-0 victory Friday night and two-game sweep of the New Jersey Devils. Ovechkin has scored 10 times in his past 10 games and has a team-best...

Ovechkin, Kuznetsov lead the way as Capitals beat Devils 4-3

Mar. 25, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov didn't skate for over two weeks while battling COVID-19, missed eight games total and needed time to feel like himself. Teammates Alex Ovechkin and Dmitry Orlov also missed a handful of games for violating NHL pandemic protocol and weren't the same when...

Zibanejad scores late, Rangers end Capitals' win streak at 7

Mar. 20, 2021 22:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mika Zibanejad scored the go-ahead goal with 2:32 left, Keith Kinkaid made 28 saves and the New York Rangers beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 Saturday night to snap the NHL's longest winning streak at seven. New York has won three of four against East...

Ovechkin matches Esposito with 717th goal; Caps rout Sabres

Mar. 15, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alexander Ovechkin’s business in the NHL has always been scoring goals, and his climb up the NHL's career leaderboard has him on par with his coach's favorite player. Ovechkin matched Phil Esposito for sixth on the NHL list with his 717th goal...

Caps edge Bruins 2-1 in SO in Chara's return to Boston

Mar. 04, 2021 13:47 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jakub Vrana had the only goal in the shootout and the Washington Capitals beat the Bruins 2-1 Wednesday night in Zdeno Chara’s return to Boston. Lars Eller scored in regulation for the Capitals, who improved to 7-1-1 in their last nine games. Vitek...

Ovechkin scores game-winner as Capitals sweep Devils 3-2

Feb. 28, 2021 19:44 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin broke a second-period tie and the streaking Washington Capitals welcomed back top goaltender Ilya Samsonov from an extended absence because of COVID-19 with a 3-2 victory over the skidding New Jersey Devils on Sunday. Samsonov made 19...

Sheary, Vrana score as Capitals beat Penguins 3-1

Feb. 16, 2021 22:59 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Washington Capitals played their most complete game of the season against one of their biggest rivals. Conor Sheary and Jakub Vrana scored in the second period, and the Capitals stopped a four-game slide by topping the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 on...