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Hathaway ejected for spitting during brawl, Caps beat Ducks

Nov. 18, 2019 11:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as combatants were being separated in the aftermath of a heated brawl, Erik Gudbranson gave Garnet Hathaway another punch and received something he didn’t expect in return. Hathaway spit on him and was thrown out of a feisty matchup Monday night he and the Washington Capitals...

Oshie OT goal wiped out, Caps lose to Coyotes in shootout

Nov. 11, 2019 11:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as T.J. Oshie skated to the bench and figured his overtime goal would be waved off, opposing goaltender Antti Raanta waited for official word. He'd been burned too many times before. A couple of Raanta's Arizona Coyotes teammates left the bench and turned toward their locker room...

Wilson snaps tie with 3rd period goal, Caps edge Blackhawks

Oct. 20, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Capitals admitted they weren't at their best. Still good enough to pull out a win to start a five-game road trip. Tom Wilson broke a tie with 8:13 left and the Capitals rebounded after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Sunday night for their third...

John Carlson's 3-point night helps Capitals beat Rangers 5-2

Oct. 18, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Carlson's longtime defense partner thinks he's a future Norris Trophy winner. That might be this season the way he's going. Carlson added three assists to his historic start, T.J. Oshie scored two power-play goals and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 5-2 Friday night...

Carlson leads Caps to first home win, 4-3 over Maple Leafs

Oct. 17, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, the Washington Capitals have a player near the top of the NHL in scoring. Just not the one you might expect. John Carlson had a goal and two assists, giving the defenseman 14 points, and the Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Wednesday night for their first home win of...

Addition of Kessel has Coyotes eyeing the playoffs

Sep. 23, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have for years sought someone who could boost their biggest weakness, scoring. Numerous players have arrived in the desert expecting to fill that void and, though some have had moderate success, the Coyotes never could find a true difference-maker. Phil Kessel...

Capitals Cup window remains open, though unknowns lie ahead

Sep. 23, 2019 10:57 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — When the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup in 2018, they did so after their championship window was supposed to be closed. Unlike when a roster shake-up and infusion of youth actually augmented the core of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby and John Carlson, the...