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GIF: Alexander Ovechkin makes through-the-legs deke and scores an amazing goal against New Jersey

You saw Alexander Ovechkin make the highlight-reel a few weeks ago after his crazy goal versus the Colorado Avalanche. Now, here's the Washington Capitals sniper scoring another amazing goal , using a through-the-legs deke to beat a Devils defenseman and then roofing it on his backhander to beat goaltender Cory Schneider. You can watch it here. This is not the first time Ovechkin...
Via Hockey Fan Land
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Former Penguins defenseman ridicules decision to fire Dan Bylsma

Defenseman Matt Niskanen had some harsh words about the Pittsburgh Penguins and their decision to fire head coach Dan Bylsma back in June. Now with the Washington Capitals, Niskanen was open with his remarks and revealed that he thinks that – to be blunt – that the decision was a poor one. Niskanen’s comments, as seen on Trib Live, were pretty candid regarding Bylsma’s firing...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Penguins defenseman ridicules decision to fire Dan Bylsma

Defenseman Matt Niskanen had some harsh words about the Pittsburgh Penguins and their decision to fire head coach Dan Bylsma back in June. Now with the Washington Capitals, Niskanen was open with his remarks and revealed that he thinks that – to be blunt – that the decision was a poor one. Niskanen’s comments, as seen on Trib Live, were pretty candid regarding Bylsma’s firing...
Via Bloguin Best
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin’s Insane Goal Might Be Best Of NHL Season So Far (Video)

Alexander Ovechkin scored a ridiculous goal Saturday night. There’s no other way to put it. Ovechkin’s goal-scoring rate isn’t necessarily as high as it’s been in recent years, but he found the back of the net Saturday night in a pretty incredible fashion. The Washington superstar took full advantage of a New Jersey Devils shot that missed the net. The puck went around the...
Via NESN.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals' Ovechkin pulls off spectacular goal in win over Devils

A good reason to watch the Washington Capitals is that you never know when it will be Ovi-time. On Saturday night, Alex Ovechkin pulled off one of those highlight plays that you can describe, but really must be seen to be appreciated. OK, but we'll still describe the goal, but only briefly. Ovechkin broke in alone in the New Jersey zone, split two Devils while dragging the puck between...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is This Backstrom’s Year to Lead Caps in Points?

Nicklas Backstrom has been on a goal-scoring tear lately, and may take the Caps point title from linemate Alex Ovechkin.
Via Capitals Outsider
15 hours ago  |  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
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Holtby, Backstrom, Ovechkin's highlight goal lead Capitals past Devils

  Braden Holtby made 21 saves, Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and an assist and the Washington Capitals continued to roll with a 4-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. Alex Ovechkin added a spectacular unassisted goal and defenseman Mike Green also scored as the Capitals extended their team points streak to eight games (6-0-2). The shutout was the second of the...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Holtby, Backstrom lead Capitals past Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Braden Holtby made 21 saves, Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and an assist and the Washington Capitals continued to roll with a 4-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. Alex Ovechkin added a spectacular unassisted goal and defenseman Mike Green also scored as the Capitals extended their team points streak to eight games (6-0-2). The shutout was...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin Scores Filthy Goal Of The Year Candidate vs. New Jersey

If this goal looks familiar, it’s because it is reminiscent of one of the most ridiculous goals scored in NHL history that was also scored by Alexander Ovechkin. Ovi picked up the loose puck against the New Jersey Devils and turned Jon Merrill into a pylon with this filthy between the legs dangle. [NHL] The post Alexander Ovechkin Scores Filthy Goal Of The Year Candidate vs. New...
Via Diehardsport
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WATCH: Alex Ovechkin scores “Danglicious” goal

Alex Ovechkin has been in a small scoring slump of late, being held without a goal in his last 4 games, but tonight he might have scored one of the best goals in his career. With the Capitals already up 2-0 on the New Jersey Devils, the road team was looking to increase their lead. Ovechkin collected the puck at the Caps blue line and by the time he was entering the Devils zone,...
Via DC Sports-Kings
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Devils Preview

Washington's recent surge already includes a win at New Jersey, and it's been almost 16 years since the Capitals won two straight over the Devils in the Garden State. The Capitals look to continue piling up the points Saturday night with their second victory over the Devils in two weeks. Washington (15-10-6) has put together a 5-0-2 stretch, including a 4-1 road win over the Devils...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: The Capitals and Wizards wish fans a Happy Holiday

Christmas is known for a time of giving, and the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards just gave us holiday pictures to last a lifetime. Monumental Network made players from both teams pose for holiday cards in ugly Christmas sweaters. With all the pictures taken, somehow each one showed a different awkward family pose. Check out the Capitals and Wizards holiday photos here...
Via DC Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps reassign Andre Burakovsky to Hershey

As expected, the Washington Capitals have reassigned 19 year-old rookie Andre Burakovsky to the AHL Hershey Bears.  Burakovsky has been a recent healthy scratch for several games and the Capitals would rather have him playing and getting ice time with the Bears. Burakovsky made the Capitals roster right out of training camp after putting together impressive rookie camp, training...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aftermath: 12/18/14 vs Capitals

The Jackets’ win streak is over at eight games, after yet another overtime game finally went the wrong way on the scoreboard. Columbus truthfully didn’t deserve to be in this game: they played a very spirited second period, but wrapped it in a turd sandwich of a first and third. Though they managed to somehow lead the game twice in the third period, they also managed to blow...
Via BS Hockey
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fehr's goal in first minute of OT lifts Capitals over Blue Jackets

  Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals' point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets' winning streak at seven. Mike Green skated past the goal line on the right wing and slid a centering pass to Fehr, whose quick shot beat Sergei Bobrovsky. Joel Ward, Jason Chimera, Karl...
Via AP on Fox
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Fehr's OT goal lifts Capitals over Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals' point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets' winning streak at seven. Mike Green skated past the goal line on the right wing and slid a centering pass to Fehr, whose quick shot beat Sergei Bobrovsky. Joel Ward, Jason...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals score in OT to snap Blue Jackets' win streak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals' point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets' winning streak at seven. Mike Green skated past the goal line on the right wing and slid a centering pass to Fehr, whose quick shot beat Sergei Bobrovsky. Joel Ward...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals score in OT to snap Blue Jackets' win streak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals' point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets' winning streak at seven. Mike Green skated past the goal line on the right wing and slid a centering pass to Fehr, whose quick shot beat Sergei Bobrovsky. Joel Ward...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Live: Blue Jackets vs. Capitals

Welcome to Blue Jackets Gameday Live! Opponent: Washington Capitals TV: FOX Sports Ohio (Coverage begins with Blue Jackets Live pregame at 6:30 p.m.) *** If multimedia does not appear, please refresh your browser *** BURST
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Russian compatriots Ovechkin, Bobrovsky duel again

Alex Ovechkin generates more shots on goal than anyone. That didn't stop the red-hot Sergei Bobrovsky from stymying him one week ago. Bobrovsky seeks to help the Columbus Blue Jackets match the longest winning streak in franchise history Thursday night at home against Ovechkin and the Capitals. These Russian compatriots figure to be in the spotlight in this Metropolitan Division...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Russian compatriots Ovechkin, Bobrovsky duel again

Alex Ovechkin generates more shots on goal than anyone. That didn't stop the red-hot Sergei Bobrovsky from stymying him one week ago. Bobrovsky seeks to help the Columbus Blue Jackets match the longest winning streak in franchise history Thursday night at home against Ovechkin and the Capitals. These Russian compatriots figure to be in the spotlight in this Metropolitan Division...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gossip column: Cole, Sneijder, Hazard, Di Maria, Ward

Ashley Cole Roma’s former England defender Ashley Cole, 33, has dismissed reports linking him with a return to the Premier League with Crystal Palace.(Daily Express) But Palace manager Neil Warnock has confirmed his interest in signing Cole.(Daily Star)  Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is trying to sign Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder, 30.(Daily Mirror) Queens Park Rangers...
Via Ghanasoccernet
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Blue Jackets Preview

Alex Ovechkin generates more shots on goal than anyone. That didn't stop the red-hot Sergei Bobrovsky from stymying him one week ago. Bobrovsky seeks to help the Columbus Blue Jackets match the longest winning streak in franchise history Thursday night at home against Ovechkin and the Capitals. These Russian compatriots figure to be in the spotlight in this Metropolitan Division...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Outlast Capitals In Longest Shootout In NHL History (Video)

The Florida Panthers and Washington Capitals worked overtime Tuesday night — and then some. The Panthers and Caps set an NHL record for the longest shootout in league history, as the two teams endured a 20-round, 11-goal skills competition to settle things. Florida eventually came away with the extra point when forward Nick Bjugstad scored the game-winnner — on his second attempt...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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