Alex Ovechkin’s fourth goal of the night tied the game with 32.4 seconds remaining in regulation, and the Washington Capitals ultimately prevailed in a shootout to post a thrilling 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning at Verizon Center.
For years the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Washington Capitals battled for the top spot in the Southeast Division of the National Hockey League. But now the two rivals are in different conferences and while tonight’s game will be
Brooks Laich‘s wonky groin will keep him out for a third consecutive game on Tuesday when Washington hosts Carolina at Verizon — but his absence might not be as negative as first thought
Washington has placed goalie Michal Neuvirth on injured reserve with a lower-body ailment
The Caps recalled goalie Philipp Grubauer from AHL Hershey on an emergency basis to back up
Washington forward Brooks Laich will be out for tonight’s game against Montreal at Verizon.
Talk about good times for Jason Chimera. First he was named the NHL’s third star of the week; now he’s got
League sources tell Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press that the NHL will discuss an automatic 10-game suspension for goalies who leave their zone to fight, similar to the one that applies to players who leave the bench
Alex Ovechkin is looking ready to play against the NY Islanders on Tuesday.
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will miss his team's game Friday at the Philadelphia Flyers (7 p.m. ET, NHLN-US) due to an upper-body injury.