Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images The Caps put points in the ledger in all three games in Week 1. Can they duplicate that in Week 2 against the same opponents? The Washington Capitals began their pursuit of the Stanley Cup with a fine Week 1, earning wins in both games of a two-game set against the Buffalo Sabres before dropping an extra-time decision to the … [Read more...] about Snapshots of the Week Ahead: Week 2
Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps suffer their first loss but salvage a point in the shootout, the parade to the penalty box continues and more. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other assorted musings from yesterday’s shootout loss from us, Vogs, Caps video (Laviolette, Ovechkin/Backstrom, Jensen/Dowd, … [Read more...] about Monday Caps Clips: A Point in Pitt
Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images A look at how a couple of Caps have run the show against the Penguins in recent years 53 - Number of points combined for Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie against the Penguins over the last six seasons, including yesterday, the most of any two teammates vs. Pittsburgh over that span. Backstrom (27 points) and Oshie (26) … [Read more...] about The Noon Number: Running the Fowl
We’re two games into this condensed season and there are already some story lines developing with the Washington Capitals. Even though they came away from the Buffalo Sabres with two victories, it wasn’t particularly pretty. Games come hard and fast this season, so they’re going to have to make some adjustments on the fly and […] The post What We Learned From the Capitals’ … [Read more...] about What We Learned From the Capitals’ First Two Games
Coverage of Penguins-Capitals begins at 12 p.m. ET on NBC and the NBC Sports app. … [Read more...] about NHL On NBC: How high can Alex Ovechkin climb on all-time goal list this season?