Category Archives: Game Re-Caps

Bruins Blast Capitals, 5-1; Nicklas Backstrom Earns 700th Career Assist

Photo: Brian Babineau/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Boston Bruins by a score of 5-1 at TD Garden on Friday. The loss kept the Capitals tied with the New York Islanders and put them just one point ahead … Continue reading

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Capitals Defeat Bruins, 2-1 in Shootout; Zdeno Chara Returns to Boston

Photo: Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the Boston Bruins 2-1 in a shootout at TD Garden on Wednesday. The win improves the Capitals record to 13-5-4 (30 points) and first place in the MassMutual East Division. … Continue reading

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Retro Recap – Madison Square Gartner – Washington Capitals at New York Rangers – February 28, 1985

The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have long been rivals. Over the nearly 46 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern Conference teams have met multiple times during the regular season and playoffs. This latest … Continue reading

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Historic Clinching: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at Calgary Flames – February 24, 1983

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In February 1983, the Washington Capitals embarked on a road trip in Canada with stops in Edmonton, Calgary, and Montreal. One of their goals on this road trip was to clinch a berth in the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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The Goal: “Part Deux” – Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadians – February 18, 2009

Mike Carlson/Associated Press In the history of the Washington Capitals, the month of February has seemed to be one in which players have either good fortune or a knack, for scoring memorable, highlight-reel goals, including current team captain Alex Ovechkin. … Continue reading

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Penguins Hold Off Capitals, 6-3; Bryan Rust Scores Twice; Evgeny Kuznetsov Strikes In Return

Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 6-3 at PPG Paints Arena on Sunday, their fourth consecutive regulation loss. The loss put the Capitals in a tie with the Penguins and … Continue reading

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Capitals Cough Up Three-Goal Lead, Lose 5-3 To Bruins; Zdeno Chara Scores Against Former Club; Season-Opening Point-Streak Ends

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Boston Bruins by a score of 5-3 at Capital One Arena on Monday night. The loss kept the Capitals tied with the Philadelphia Flyers for first in the East Division … Continue reading

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A Broken Nose and Four Goals – Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadians – January 31, 2008

NHL After returning to the Washington Capitals’ lineup in typical fashion on January 30, 2021, Alex Ovechkin’s propensity for scoring goals was on full display over a decade ago today in a contest against the Montreal Canadiens. In this Retro … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Penguins, 4-3 In Shootout; Alex Ovechkin Scores First Goal Of The Season

The Washington Capitals fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 (SO) Sunday afternoon at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. The loss drops the Capitals record to 2-0-1 on the season. The same two teams go at it again Tuesday night in … Continue reading

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The Goal: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals at Phoenix Coyotes – January 16, 2006

Typically in mid-January, the NHL is just past the midpoint of their season, with certain teams having established themselves as contenders, while other teams have established themselves as mediocrities, or bottom feeders in the league standings. In January 2006, the … Continue reading

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