Ovechkin's tally helps Caps even series
Alex Ovechkin's power-play goal with 7:27 remaining snapped a tie and gave the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers that squared the Eastern Conference semifinal series 1-1 on Monday night.
The Washington Capitals' 2010 first-round pick, regarded as one of the top players outside the NHL, doesn't believe he is ready to play in North America and will stick with Chelyabinsk Traktor of the KHL for two more seasons, he told Russian media
Vince Forte is a devoted Washington Capitals fan. He shares season tickets with some buddies. He had high hopes the Caps would win the first game of the series.
After skating for four consecutive days — including Monday for the morning skate — Boyle was deemed fit to return that night for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Washington Capitals. The 6-foot-7 Boyle, who scored a goal in
NEW YORK — In these playoffs, the trio of Mike Knuble, Keith Aucoin and Joel Ward has been the Washington Capitals' “fourth” line in name only. The unit has combined to score three goals in the past six games, including Mike Knuble's in Monday's 3-2