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Saturday's best: Calgary Flames defy the stats, advance on heart and effort

Best game: Chicago 4, Nashville 3.  Midway through the regular season, Chicago and Nashville beat writers began dreaming about a playoff matchup between the Blackhawks and Predators because the season series was such high-paced, skill-laden, entertaining hockey. They got it, and the teams did not disappoint. For the second time in this series, Chicago rallied from a multi-goal first...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Caps rout the Islanders, Take 3-2 series lead

The Washington Capitals routed the New York Islanders in Game 5 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoff series, 5-1.  Washington blasted New York with three third period goals to easily secure the big home win to take a 3-2 series lead back to New York on Saturday. Evgeny Kuzentsov came to life in game 5, tallying 2 goals, an assist, 7 shots on net, 2 hits, and finishing a...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bad Passing Leads to Washington Capitals Game 1 Loss

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders moves the puck up ice against Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: Patrick McDermott/ NHL / Getty Images) Poor passing and all-around sloppy play...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars-Capitals Preview

Washington coach Barry Trotz spent most of his last post-practice press conference discussing injuries rather than the banged-up Capitals' next opponent. Center Jay Beagle and defenseman Brooks Orpik will be out, but defenseman Mike Green could play as Washington looks to avoid dropping a seventh straight meeting with the visiting Dallas Stars on Friday night. Beagle suffered an...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Men Down

Midway through the second period, Jay Beagle raced towards a puck just as it crossed the red line. As he arrived to the puck, he was met by New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi. Girardi lowered his shoulder into Beagle, catching him in his shoulder. Beagle helicoptered and slid across the ice. He rose slowly, […]
Via Capitals Outsider
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps pummel the Sabres 6-1

The Washington Capitals pummeled the Buffalo Sabres tonight at the Verizon Center, outshooting the Sabres a whopping 45-17 and defeating them soundly 6-1.  New Cap Curtis Glencross powered the Capos with a three point night, scoring his second goal in two games as a Cap and adding two helpers. Buffalo and Washington exchanged first period tallies.  Johan Larsson put the Sabres...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ovechkin scores in return, Capitals cruise past Sabres

  Curtis Glencross notched a goal and two assists, Alex Ovechkin returned from a one-game absence to score his league-leading 44th goal and the Washington Capitals defeated the Buffalo Sabres 6-1 on Saturday night. Jay Beagle added a goal and an assist for Washington, which broke a 1-all tie with three second-period scores. Brooks Laich, Joel Ward, and Marcus Johansson also scored...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ovechkin scores in return, Capitals defeat Sabres 6-1

WASHINGTON (AP) Curtis Glencross notched a goal and two assists, Alex Ovechkin returned from a one-game absence to score his league-leading 44th goal, and the Washington Capitals defeated the Buffalo Sabres 6-1 on Saturday night. Jay Beagle added a goal and an assist for Washington, which broke a 1-1 tie with three second-period scores. Brooks Laich, Joel Ward, and Marcus Johansson...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Beagle Skates With Kids in Laurel (Photos)

As part of Hockey is for Everyone month, the Caps sent forward Jay Beagle to Gardens Ice House to skate with the rink’s learn-to-play program.
Via Capitals Outsider
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals-Kings Preview

It's been nearly three months since the Los Angeles Kings have to put together a winning streak this long, but now is as good of a time as any for a club still sitting on the outside of the playoff picture. The Kings seek a fourth consecutive victory Saturday night as they host a surging Washington Capitals team that shut them out a week and a half ago. Los Angeles (24-18-12) sits...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals edge Sharks on Ward's goal in overtime

  Joel Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the Washington Capitals past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Wednesday night. Jay Beagle scored twice and John Carlson and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Capitals, who have won four of their last five. Brent Burns scored twice, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton also got goals as the Sharks lost their third straight and fifth in...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ward scores winner for Capitals, 5-4 in OT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Joel Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the Washington Capitals past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Wednesday night. Jay Beagle scored twice and John Carlson and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Capitals, who have won four of their last five. Brent Burns scored twice, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton also got goals as the Sharks lost their third...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin shines on All-Star Weekend for a different reason

  Good Guy Ovi was back at it again on All-Star weekend. Heading into the festivities, Alex Ovechkin wanted a car pretty badly and there were two ways to do it: First, get picked last during the Fantasy Draft on Friday, winning the “Mr. Irrelevant” for the night and being given a brand new Honda for that honor. Heck, Ovi even campaigned for it on his Instagram, with a hand...
Via Sports-Glory
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Capital Letdown: Capitals Blow Two-Goal Lead Late to Oilers, Lose in SO

The Washington Capitals had control for most of the game. They enjoyed a two-goal on three separate occasions, including a 4-2 lead in the third period. Yet when Edmonton Oilers forward Teddy Purcell beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of the shootout, the Capitals skated off the home ice losers. The loss is the Capitals third straight defeat, as they head into the All-Star...
Via KCM Sports
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin's goal the difference in Caps' win over Avs

  Alex Ovechkin scored a tiebreaking power-play goal late in the second period to help the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Monday night. Jay Beagle also scored and Braden Holtby stopped 31 shots to earn his 21st victory for the Capitals, who improved to 13-1-4 in the last 18 games. They've also won six straight at home, their longest home win streak in two...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ovechkin's goal gives Capitals 2-1 win over Avalanche

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored a tiebreaking power-play goal late in the second period to help the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Monday night. Jay Beagle also scored and Braden Holtby stopped 31 shots to earn his 21st victory for the Capitals. Alex Tanguay scored for the Avalanche, and Semyon Varlamov finished with 36 saves. Ovechkin snapped a shot...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals edge Senators, extend point streak to nine games

  Braden Holtby made 38 saves, Jay Beagle and Nicklas Backstrom scored second-period goals, and the Washington Capitals extended their point streak to nine games with a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. Washington has won three in a row and is 7-0-2 in its past nine games. Holtby has been in net for all of them. Backstrom broke a 1-1 tie with 35 seconds left in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Holtby, Capitals stay hot, edge Senators 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) Braden Holtby made 38 saves, Jay Beagle and Nicklas Backstrom scored second-period goals, and the Washington Capitals extended their point streak to nine games with a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night. Washington has won three in a row and is 7-0-2 in its past nine games. Holtby has been in net for all of them. Backstrom broke a 1-1 tie with 35 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps remain red hot, down Senators 2-1

The Washington Capitals have extended their streak to nine games without a regulation loss, defeating the Ottawa Senators tonight, 2-1.  The Capitals are now 7-0-2 over their last nine games.  The Caps got another splendid performance between the pipes from Braden Holtby.  Holtby stopped 38 of 39 shots on net to lead the Caps.  He has not just allowed 1 goal over the last 60...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps shutout the Devils 4-0

The Washington Capitals remain on a tear, shutting out the New Jersey Devils 4-0 tonight.  The Caps extended their streak to eight straight games without a regulation loss, compiling an 6-0-2 record over that stretch. Washington and New Jersey skated to an uneventful, scoreless first period.  Mike Green put the Capitals on the board with a slap shot he put above Devils’ goalie...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 12/7/14

What everyone is talking aboutThere were two games of the variety that can stir a lot of emotion for the hockey fan community: There was a game between two teams struggling and striving for the top spot in their division. In this case, the Blackhawks unseated the surprising Predators. (ESPN, Sports Illustrated) And then there was a game between two Canadian teams. In case you were...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Second-period goals lift Capitals over struggling Devils

  Jay Beagle and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 3:25 apart in the second period and Braden Holtby stopped 33 shots to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. Karl Alzner and Brooks Laich also scored for Washington, which improved to 12-10-4. The Capitals have won two straight and three of their last five. Patrik Elias scored and Cory Schneider...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals top Hurricanes on late goal

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Eric Fehr scored with 4:02 remaining and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Thursday night. Jay Beagle scored an early goal and Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots for the Capitals. Washington, which had lost two in a row, moved back over .500 at 11-10-4. Alexander Semin scored his first goal of the season for the Hurricanes, who were trying to...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals top Hurricanes on late goal

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Eric Fehr scored with 4:02 remaining and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Thursday night. Jay Beagle scored an early goal and Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots for the Capitals. Washington, which had lost two in a row, moved back over .500 at 11-10-4. Alexander Semin scored his first goal of the season for the Hurricanes, who were trying to...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fehr's late goal, Holtby's 29 saves lift Capitals over Hurricanes

  Eric Fehr scored with 4:02 remaining and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Thursday night. Jay Beagle scored an early goal and Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots for the Capitals. Washington, which had lost two in a row, moved back over .500 at 11-10-4. Alexander Semin scored his first goal of the season for the Hurricanes, who were trying to win two in a...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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