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Cody Eakin had shaving cream in his mouth, up his nose and in his eyes. "It's stinging now," he said. It was the result of a locker-room celebration in the form of a shaving-cream pie delivered by Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin after Eakin scored his first career NHL goal Friday ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- It's been quite a week for Washington's Cody Eakin. First NHL game, first goal, first assist -- and first faceful of shaving gel, courtesy of Alex Ovechkin.
Eakin's first goal and first assist came came during the Capitals' 5-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.
"It'll be something I'll remember," Eakin said...
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The Washington Capitals played their first set of back-to-back games this weekend, and it showed. Predictably, the Capitals had jump in the first period, jumping out to a 2-0 lead. They couldn't sustain the push, however, and Tomas Vokoun had an up and down game, though it is hard to pin the loss squarely on his shoulders. The Islanders skated hard all game and scored goals...
It was the first regulation win against the Washington Capitals since 2007 and it ended the six game slump.
You know I thought it was a loss for sure. The Capitals and their scoring machines could easily make it ugly for the Islanders. They made it difficult, but not ugly.
Rick DiPietro let up the first Capitals goal and it looked like it was going to be the seventh loss...
Jeff Halpern and Troy Brouwer scored 1:09 apart in the second period, and the Washington Capitals pulled away to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 on Friday night.
Cody Eakin had a goal and an assist for his first NHL points, Nicklas Backstrom added a goal and an assist, John Carlson scored on a late power play and Michal Neuvirth made 24 saves.
Alex Ovechkin added two assists for...
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RALEIGH - Cody Eakin scored his first NHL goal and Michal Neuvirth made 24 saves Friday night as the Washington Capitals dispatched the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 inside RBC Center. Washington got goals from five different skaters as well, and were able to overcome a shaky start and the absence of Mike Green to put up a quality win against...
On Wednesday, Bruce Boudreau’s benching of Alex Ovechkin, or whatever you want to call it, was the second story on PTI. Regular-season hockey personnel decisions are not often the second story on PTI in early-November.
The incident was all over D.C. sports blogs, and D.C. sports talk radio, and national hockey Web sites, which wasn’t terribly surprising to me, even if some fans...
RALEIGH, N.C. - Jeff Halpern and Troy Brouwer scored 1:09 apart in the second period, and the Washington Capitals...
RALEIGH, N.C. — In the rotation of lines, the trio of Matt Hendricks, Jeff Halpern and Mike Knuble stepped onto the ice third Friday night, leading Hendricks to question the label of being the "fourth line." Then, Jason Chimera piped up as he was walking by. "You guys played like you ...
Washington Capitals (9-2-0) vs. New York Islanders (3-5-2) Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Time: 7:00 PM TV: Comcast SportsNet (HD) (Game On!) Radio: 1500AM, 820 AM, and XM Games Remaining: Jan 17, 2012 NYI@WSH, 7:00 PM Feb 28, 2012 NYI@WSH, 7:00 PM Mar 13, 2012 WSH@NYI, 7:00 PM Familiar Faces of Former Capitals: D Milan Jurcina (211 GP, 2007-09)Former Islanders...
Jeff Halpern and Troy Brouwer scored 1:09 apart in the second period, and the Washington Capitals pulled away to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 on Friday night. Cody Eakin had a goal and an assist for his first NHL points, Nicklas Backstrom added a goal and an assist, John Carlson scored on a late power play and Michal Neuvirth made 24 saves.
A visit from the Washington Capitals doesn't provide the ideal scenario for the New York Islanders to end their lengthy losing streak.
The Islanders look to avoid a seventh consecutive loss overall while trying to beat the Capitals for the first time in two years Saturday night.
After dropping its opener to Florida, New York (3-5-2) won its next three games - all at home. Since...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) P.A. Parenteau's goal with 1:46 remaining broke a tie and led the New York Islanders to a 5-3 win over
the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.