Found November 02, 2013 on The Orange Update:
PLAYERS: Joel Ward
TEAMS: Washington Capitals
[Photo Courtesy of] When does fighting cross the line of absurdity and venture far from a team-enlivening effort to the deepest act of embarrassment?  For the Flyers, the answer is 5:32 into the third period, down 7-0 to Metropolitan Division rivals, The Washington Capitals. Just 9 seconds following Joel Ward’s third goal of the [...]

WATCH: Panthers' Barch pulls out tooth, gives it to fan

Just a night after the Washington Capitals played in a physical game against the Philadelphia Flyers, they came home to host the Florida Panthers. With just under 12 minutes to go, Panthers forward Krystofer Barch is sitting in the penalty box and pulls out a loose tooth. Being the away team there aren’t many Florida fans in Washington DC for the game, he gets the attention of...

Rapid Rewind: No Ovechkin, No Problem

Chill out guys, I got this. (Screenshot) In their first game without Alex Ovechkin this season, the Washington Capitals had no trouble dispatching the Philadelphia Flyers inside Wells Fargo Center, beating them by a score of 7-0.  The Capitals held on in the first period for a span of about 17 minutes where they were outshot horrifically before rebounding nicely to score four...

Ovechkin-less Capitals best gritty Panthers in shootout

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom looks calm, cool, and collective after scoring the games first goal (courtesy of Greg Fiume/Getty Images) No Ovechkin? No problem! Well at least that’s how it’s looking right now. With the captain missing his second straight game with an upper-body injury, Nicklas Backstrom and the Capitals bested the Florida Panthers in a shootout last night...

Capitals overwhelm 2 goalies in 7-0 rout of Flyers

Joel Ward scored three goals for his first NHL hat trick, and Braden Holtby coasted to a shutout in the Washington Capitals' 7-0 fight-filled rout of the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night. Jason Chimera added a goal and three assists, and Nicklas Backstrom and Mikhail Grabovski each had three points as the Capitals (6-7) won for the first time this season when captain Alex...

Flyers, Capitals Engage in Huge Line Brawl, Including a Goalie Fight (Video)

The Capitals, without superstar forward Alexander Ovechkin, went into Philadelphia on Friday night and opened up a 7-0 lead on their new Metropolitan Division opponent. With the Flyers struggling to do anything right at both ends of the ice, their frustration level got to a point where an enormous line brawl broke out during the third period. The highlight of it all was a goalie...

Caps Make Flyers Tap; Lose 7-0

Nicklas Backstrom scored his first goal for the Capitals at the 17:28 mark of the first period to give the Caps an insurmountable 1-0 lead. The Capitals would go on to win 7-0. Backstrom finished the night with two goals and an assist. Joel Ward recorded a hat trick and an assist for Capitals as Mikhail Grabovski had three assists. The other goal scorers for the Caps were Jason...

Caps down Panthers in Shootout

The Washington Capitals have won back to back games on consecutive nights, defeating the Florida Panthers in a shootout 3-2, in Washington.  Michal Neuvirth stopped 29 of 31 shots on net and stopped 2 of 3 in the shootout to preserve the win over the Panthers. The Caps got on the board in the first period with Nicklas Backstrom’s 5th goal of the season.  With an absent Alex Ovechkin...

Capitals-Flyers Preview

The Washington Capitals are 0-4 this season when Alex Ovechkin doesn't score. With last season's Hart Memorial Trophy winner out because of an upper-body injury, the Capitals will have to find another way to try and generate some offense. Washington will look to avoid a third straight loss when it closes out a five-game trip at Philadelphia on Friday night. Ovechkin was...

Ovechkin-less Caps fight on, rout Flyers 7-0

The Washington Capitals didn’t want to dwell on the absence of leading goal scorer Alex Ovechkin. They viewed the star winger’s injured right shoulder as a challenge, an opportunity for others to take up the mantle of manufacturing offense. In their first game without Ovechkin since February 2012, the Capitals seized the moment, putting on an impressive scoring display with...

Ward: Palace will give it everything

Crystal Palace defender Joel Ward has insisted that the players will do everything they can to try to turn their […]

Flat Out Embarrassing: Capitals 7, Flyers 0

Philadelphia Flyers vs Washington Capitals Wells Fargo Center, Game 12, Home Game 8 FINAL SCORE: Capitals 7 | Flyers 0 SHOTS: Capitals 32 | Flyers 29 The Orange Update Standout Stars 1) Joel Ward (Hat Trick) 2) Jason Chimera (1G, 3A) 3) Nicklas Backstrom (2G, 1A) The starting lineup for Philadelphia: LW- Vincent Lecavalier | C- [...]

Caps rout the Flyers in Philly

No Alex Ovechkin for the Washington Capitals.  No problem for the Washington Capitals. With the team captain out tonight with an upper body injury, the Caps went into Well Fargo Center and routed the home team Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 7-0. The Capitals only took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission on a goal by Nicklas Backstrom, the first of a two goal night for the...

Game 12 Preview: Washington Capitals @ Philadelphia Flyers

Washington Capitals (5-7-0) @ Philadelphia Flyers (3-8-0), 7:00pm, NHLN-US, CSN-DC+, CSN-PH RECORDS: Washington Capitals: 5-7-0 Away: 2-4-0 vs. Eastern Conference: 1-2-0 vs. Metropolitan Division: 1-2-0 Philadelphia Flyers: 3-8-0 Home: 2-5-0 vs. Eastern Conference: 3-5-0 vs. Metropolitan Division: 2-2-0 PREVIEW: The Philadelphia Flyers find themselves back at home this evening (7...

Puck Dumps 11/2/13

Weekend Puck Dumps are the most informative. The Top Line The Capitals steamrolled the Flyers last night (including a goal from BMR favorite Joel Ward), sparking a little bit of a scrap. ESPN, Yahoo!, TSN, Fox,, The Local Take #1, The Local Take #2   Scoreboard Washington 7, Philadelphia 0 - This is also a good time to remind you all that Ray Emery...
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