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The Islanders broke their six game winless streak tonight with a 5-3 victory over the Washington Capitals. The Islanders get the much needed win just as they prepare for a three game road trip this up coming week.
The Islanders would fall behind in the first period when Joel Ward scored 5:24 into the game. The score would remain that way until 18:41 when Alexander Ovechkin blasted a one timer from the point to make it 2-0 Capitals.
The Islanders would cut the lead in half when Frans Nielsen was able to score a back hander through the legs of Thomas Vokoun to make it a 2-1 game. After consistently strong play through the second period for the Islanders, Brian Rolston was able to tie the game at two with a slap shot that beat Vokoun.
The Islanders strong play continued into the third period and 6:28 into the period Matt Martin scored on a rebound to give the Islanders their first lead of the night. But the Capitals responded three minutes later after Steve Staios took an interferen...
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In Liptovsky, Slovakia, Milan Jurcina grew up far away from the center of the hockey world. With a pond outside the front of his house, Jurcina was never far from the game.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Matthew Zimmerman dropped the puck last night between Washington Capitals' captain Alex Ovechkin and NY Islanders defenseman Mark Streit. Photo via...
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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...
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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...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The Washington Capitals' balanced scoring is no secret. And if it was, five different players putting up goals Friday — and an NHL-best 17 goal scorers this season — should make offensive depth jump out at anyone analyzing this team. Now, though, Mike Knuble has a good term ...
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 ...
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.
Isles 5, Washington 3
New linemates PA Parenteau and Frans Nielsen each scored a goal and added two assists as the Islanders rallied from a 2-0 deficit for a 5-3 win over the Washington Capitals before 14,812 at the Nassau Veterans M...
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.