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Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 28th goal, and the Washington Capitals enjoyed a rare feeling of dominance outside their division Tuesday night, winning their eighth straight with a 5-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Jack Hillen, Martin Erat, Troy Brouwer and Marcus Johansson also scored, and Braden Holtby made 29 saves for the Southeast Division-leading Capitals.
The Capitals have moved into playoff position by feasting on the weak Southeast, going 14-3 within the division, but they entered Tuesday's game just 9-14-2 against the rest of the Eastern Conference. All but two of those nine wins were by one goal.
So it was a major morale boost that they were able to manhandle Toronto, which is closing in on the franchise's first playoff berth since 2004.
The Maple Leafs had won four of five, but they looked sluggish one night after they beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0 at home on Monday. Toronto was down 4-0 to the Capitals before Mikhail Grabovski scored in the th...
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Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin was at a season ticket holders event at Six Flags America and he showed off his soccer skills for them. Looks like Ovechkin could play in the MLS with a kick like that.
Vlogger, "Alex Ovechkin spends some fun time with the fans at the Washington Capitals Season Ticket Holder Event at Six Flags America. Recorded April 14, 2013."
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Last night during the Washington/Toronto game, CSN Washington asked the viewers, as they do every game, to weigh in on a particular matter via Twitter. The topic of the day was, essentially, what has been the biggest reason for the Caps’ surge over the past month. While not every person tweeted the same thing, the overarching theme was the strong play of Alexander Ovechkin...
Time to start the MVP talk for Alex Ovechkin, who scored his NHL-leading 28th goal, stood up for a teammate who got rammed into the boards, and led the Washington Capitals to their eighth straight win.
The Capitals also managed to play well with a lead for a change and enjoyed a rare dominating win over a team outside their division. The 5-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs...
Known daredevil and car enthusiast Alex Ovechkin has surprisingly decided to sell his pristine 2009 Mercedes SL65 AMG…
Alex Ovechkin is playing like an MVP while pacing the NHL in goals as the streaking Washington Capitals sit atop their division.
Yes, things are beginning to sound like days past in the nation's capital.
Washington seeks a ninth consecutive victory as it goes on the road looking to snap the Ottawa Senators' three-game winning streak Thursday night in a possible first-round...
While the Washington Capitals continue to surge, they might have received a wake-up call in their last contest.
Looking to remain undefeated in April with an eighth consecutive victory, the Capitals try to avoid a season sweep at the hands of the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
Washington (23-17-2) scored five goals in less than 1 1/2 periods Saturday at home against...
With the news of explosions at the Boston Marathon on Monday, members of the Washington Capitals organization, past and present, sent out prayers to the victims. We here at Caps Outsider would like to do the same. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the travesty in Boston. — Matt Hendricks (@MattHendy26) [...]
Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 28th goal of the season as Washington pounded Toronto 5-1 for an eighth straight win. Ovechkin had a super-slow start to the season but he’s proving the old adage that it’s about how you finish.
SPIN: Washington went 2-of-6 on the power play to power the win. Mike Green, Mike Ribiero and John Carlson each had a pair of assists so the...
from Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch,
“There are good stereotypes and bad, and most people focus on the bad,” said Slava Malamud, a senior writer for the Russian daily Sport Express and a correspondent for NHL.com.
Malamud, based in Washington, was in such a rush to get to Columbus to talk to Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, he got a speeding ticket...