Category Archives: Game Re-Caps

‘Russian’ to Capitals Career Milestones Against The Canucks: Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin

Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images Many fans watching Friday’s Washington Capitals and Vancouver Canucks game were anticipating Alex Ovechkin scoring his 767th career goal, which would have moved him past Jaromir Jagr for sole possession of third place on … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: A Raucous Night At Cap Centre – New York Rangers at Washington Capitals (2/22/1991)

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have had numerous memorable matchups, with many of them have renowned for physical play. The game of February 22, 1991 that took place at the Capital Center was no different.

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A Night Of “Firsts” On Valentine’s Day in Calgary: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Calgary Flames – February 14, 1985

Photo: Calgary Flames In February of 1985, the Capitals were in first place in the Patrick Division, trying to hold-off the Philadelphia Flyers, who were close on their heels in second place. On February 14, the Capitals played the second … Continue reading

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Retro Recap – All-Star Game At The Capital Centre – February 9, 1982

On February 9, 1982, the NHL All-Star game came to the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. It marked the first and only time that the All-Star game took place in the Washington DC area.

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Capitals Fall to Canucks, 4-2, Ovechkin Scores 276th Career Power-Play Goal, Extends NHL Record

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Vancouver Canucks by a score of 4-2 in a Sunday matinee at Capital One Arena. The loss drops the Capitals’ record on the season to 21-9-9 and 51 points. Goaltender … Continue reading

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Capitals Defeated By Devils 4-3 in Overtime, Nic Dowd Records Seventh Point in Past 10 Games

Scott Taetsch/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the New Jersey Devils in overtime, 4-3, Sunday afternoon at Capital One Arena. The loss moves the Capitals’ record to 20-6-8 (48 points) on the season.

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Hershey Bears Crush Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 6-1, Tobias Geisser Scores First AHL Goal

Photo: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins The Hershey Bears crushed the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 6-1 on Wednesday evening in their final game of 2021. The victory moves the Bears’ record to 14-9-2-1 on the season and a 5-0-0-0 start to their season set against … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Kings, 3-2; Joe Snively Earns First Assist in NHL Debut

Photo: Scott Taetsch/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Los Angeles Kings by a score of 3-2 at Capital One Arena on Sunday night. The loss drops the Capitals’ record on the season to 18-6-7 and 43 points. Goaltender … Continue reading

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Bondra Nets Two Goals For Franchise Record: Retro Recap – Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals – November 30, 2001

Photo: Washington Capitals In recent years, Washington Capitals fans have been treated to numerous career milestones by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and others. It’s gotten to the point where fans often go to Capitals’ games expecting to see one or … Continue reading

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Capitals Overpower Sharks, 4-0; Sheary, Ovechkin Score Twice, Protas Picks Up First NHL Point

Photo: Amanda Cain/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the San Jose Sharks 4-0 at SAP Center on Saturday night. The win improves the Capitals’ record on the season to 11-2-5 and 27 points. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov made 22 … Continue reading

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