Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky will be out of the lineup until mid-March with hand injury, says coach Barry Trotz.
The Washington Capitals are seeking to tie a franchise record tonight. That record, being for most consecutive games with at least a point. They come into this one having points in 14 straight games.
It is quite the accomplishment, and currently tied for the second-longest in Capitals history. Over the streak,
With Christmas break being just 3 days ago, a lot of hockey is still to be played. However, compiled the top 3 candidates for most of the NHL awards:
Hart Memorial Trophy - Awarded to the league's most valuable player.
Sidney Crosby - Pittsburgh Penguins
31GP 26G 16A 42PTS +8 12PIM
Connor McDavid -
Montreal Canadiens forward Andrew Shaw has been suspended three preseason games for boarding Washington Capitals prospect Connor Hobbs.
Despite the amazing regular season the Washington Capitals had, a second round exit at the hands of the Penguins was evidently their fate. Another year, another failed attempt at the Cup for their Russian captain Alex Ovechkin. But only one team can win Lord Stanley's Cup, and as we learned
After allowing 12 goals in 3 games, Steve Mason was taken out of the net and the Flyers let Michal Neuvirth take the reigns as the Flyers came into the nights action down 3-0. It would prove to be worthwhile as Neuvirth made 31 saves en route to a 2-1
Braden Holtby was solid as the Washington Capitals defeated the Philadelphia Flyers to take a commanding 2-0 series lead on Saturday night at the Verizon Center.
The Flyers peppered Holtby with 42 shots, but had no answer to the Vezina Trophy favoured goaltender.
They out-shot Washington 19-5 in the first period.
Braden Holtby continues to prove, game-in-game-out that he is an elite goaltender. His 19 save shutout led the Washington Capitals over the Philadelphia Flyers 2-0 in Game 1 on Thursday night at the Verizon Center.
Holtby didn't see a lot of work after the first period, although he faced eight shots
The Islanders clinched a playoff berth last night, after beating the Presidents’ Trophy winning Washington Capitals 4-3 in overtime.
All three teams are idle on Friday, but are in a position to clinch a playoff berth.