Scrivens makes 32 saves in Edmonton Oilers 3-2 win over Washington Capitals
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EDMONTON - Ben Scrivens made 32 stops as the Edmonton Oilers won their second game in a row, handing the Capitals their first loss in regulation this season with a 3-2 victory over Washington on Wednesday. Justin Schultz, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins ...Upvote Share Tweet
Here's How "O Canada" Sounded Tonight In Edmontondeadspin.com 4 hours agoTonight's Capitals-Oilers game in Edmonton is the only NHL competition in Canada after the postponement of the Leafs-Senators game . We brought you how the U.S. performed "O Canada" earlier (viewable below); here's Samantha King's rendition at…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 8 hours agoWASHINGTON - Capitals defenceman John Erskine has had surgery to repair a disk in his neck. The team announced Erskine's operation on Wednesday, before Washington played a game at the Edmonton Oilers. Erskine is scheduled to start his reha...Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com 9 hours agoBy Dom Luszczyszyn It’s still too early to make any meaningful judgments, but so far it looks like the Washington Capitals’ biggest problem has been solved. The Caps have been a notoriously abysmal defensive team for a while now, and missing the playoff…Upvote Share Tweet
Look at all these Canadians who showed up to watch the Capitals practicewashingtonpost.com 16 hours agoI don’t know what else there is to do in Leduc, Alberta, but on Tuesday, it seemed like the coolest possible option might have been attending the Washington Capitals practice at the Leduc Recreation Centre. Look at how many people showed up! Caps practi…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)The Washington Capitals reassigned forward Tom Wilson to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League, the team announced Monday. Wilson, who has missed the first five games of the season with a lower-body injury, is expected to debut with ...Upvote Share Tweet
Getting To Know: Jim Thomsonthehockeynews.com Oct 19 (4 days ago)Status: NHL right wing from 1986-1993 with Hartford, Washington, New Jersey, Los Angeles, Anaheim and Ottawa. DOB: December 30, 1965 In: Edmonton, Alberta First Hockey Memory: “I borrowed a pair of skates. I grew up in a mobile house park, Westview Vill…Upvote Share Tweet
Huberdeau dazzles in shootout with homage to Swedish legendthehockeynews.com Oct 18 (4 days ago)In a game that involves the Florida Panthers and Washington Capitals going to a shootout, you’d expect the highlight of the night to be something off the stick of Alexander Ovechkin. Not tonight. The former Southeast Division rivals battled to a tightly…Upvote Share TweetMartin Havlat’s face is quite different than it was a couple of days ago. On Thursday, he was shoved into the boards behind the Washington Capitals’ net and also made contact with referee Darcy Burchell. The end result was messy: Fortunately for Havlat,…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)There’s a storied history between hockey players and cute dogs, whether it’s Joe Juneau’s hockey card or David Backes saving the strays of Sochi from Putin’s canine death squads or the Washington Capitals’ annual players and pups calendar, shooting now.…Upvote Share Tweet
The Capitals shot a calendar with dogs today. Happy Friday!washingtonpost.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)If we’re being honest, it was already a pretty chill day on the Internet. Kevin Durant used the word “blankey” on Instagram. We found a way to work “The Bachelor” onto this blog. You know, normal stuff. Then I checked Twitter, and saw this. !!!!!!!!!!!!…Upvote Share TweetAlex Ovechkin scored in his third straight game, Braden Holtby made 26 saves and the Washington Capitals beat New Jersey 6-2 on Thursday night, handing the Devils their first loss.Upvote Share Tweet
Check out these pictures of Alex Ovechkin and some dude named Brad (Pitt)washingtonpost.com Oct 16 (7 days ago)Capitals teammates Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov on Wednesday night visited the Newseum for the premiere of “Fury,” a World War II film starring Brad Pitt. I don’t know why Ovechkin, Kuznetsov and Orlov were there, exactly, but it loo…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch John Scott score a goal on purpose. This is weirdthehockeynews.com Oct 15This is a public service announcement. It’s safe to climb out of your fallout shelters. Apologies if you dipped into your tomato soup reserves. Turns out the world did not explode last night. Nothing melted. The walking dead do not roam the Earth. The o…Upvote Share Tweet
Irwin, Scott unlikely goal-scores; Sharks improve to 3-0 with 6-5 shootout win over CapitalsNHL.com Oct 14WASHINGTON - Matt Irwin and John Scott were unlikely goal-scorers, and the previously stingy San Jose Sharks finally sprung a leak or two Tuesday night before coming away with a 6-5 shootout victory over the Washington Capitals. The Sharks le...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 14Has there been a signing in the NHL more ridiculed? Questioned? Met with mouths agape at the shortsightedness of it? But enough about Brooks Oprik of the Washington Capitals. Look at what John Scott did to him on Tuesday night! The San Jose Sharks’ infa…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 13There’s a very good chance Abe Lincoln will appear at a Washington Capitals game before President Obama does. Forgoing hard hats and goofy jackets and other player of the game proppery, the Capitals are giving out something perfect for the D.C. area to …Upvote Share Tweet
Ovechkin nets 2 as Caps win 1st under TrotzESPN.com Oct 11Alex Ovechkin scored his first two goals of the season, Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots and Washington coach Barry Trotz earned his first win with the Capitals in a 4-0 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 11For the Washington Capitals, the arrival of Evgeni Kuznetsov late last season was a welcome addition. The Capitals have for years struggled to fill the second line center spot that was one of the Achilles heels for the club. Kuznetsov, who was selected …Upvote Share Tweet
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