Tag Archives: Assists
Climbing That Playoff Ladder: T.J. Oshie, John Carlson Move Up Franchise Record Books On First Period Goal Against the Florida Panthers
Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images After a tough, 3-2 loss in overtime to the Florida Panthers in Washington, D.C. on Monday, the Washington Capitals got off to a good start in the first period of Game 5, on a … Continue reading
Patrick Smith/Getty Images The 2021-22 regular season has seen the Washington Capitals struggle at times to maintain a consistent stretch of play, with injuries and COVID-19-related absences, among others, making it difficult for the club to ice their envisioned lineup. … Continue reading
Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals needing a bounce-back performance following players-only meetings after recent poor showings, defenseman John Carlson helped deliver with four points against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 4-3 victory.
On the night the Washington Capitals honored alternate captain and franchise cornerstone Nicklas Backstrom for reaching 1,000 career points, the team’s 2006 first-round pick scored, resulting in one of the most memorable nights at Capital One Arena.
Photo: Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images Just one game after playing in his 1,000th game with teammate Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom became just the second player in franchise history to reach 1,000 career points.
Adding An Apple and Climbing the Record Books: John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin Climb the Record Books With Assists on Evgeny Kuznetsov’s Goal Against the Columbus Blue Jackets
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Over the course of their time together, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and defenseman John Carlson have teamed up for a number of milestone moments and history-making plays. During the team’s first game following the … Continue reading
Fourth-Line Force: Capitals’ Fourth-Line Continues Its Consistency In First Game After the All-Star Break
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images During the course of the 2020-21 season, the Washington Capitals’ fourth-line of Carl Hagelin, Nic Dowd, and Garnet Hathaway was arguably the team’s most consistent line, adding a little bit of everything on a nightly … Continue reading
A Snipe From Sprong and An Apple From Eller: Daniel Sprong Scores On A Wicked Wrist Shot For His Fourth Goal of the Season, Lars Eller Extends Points Streak
After taking an early second period, 1-0 lead on Alex Ovechkin’s record-tying power play goal, the Washington Capitals found themselves down 3-1 as the second period in their Wednesday night tilt against the Chicago Blackhawks suddenly went south. However a … Continue reading
The Jensman Strikes Again: Nick Jensen Scores Third Goal of the 2021-22 Season, Records 10th Career Multi-Point Game Against Florida Panthers
Joel Auerbach/Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen has found a great deal of success this season, including strong possession metrics and adding his first goal at Capital One Arena. During the Capitals’ Tuesday night tilt against the Florida Panthers, … Continue reading
Red-Hot Bird: Evgeny Kuznetsov Records 18th Career Game With At Least Three Assists, Has Another Big Night in Win Over Florida Panthers
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals Center Evgeny Kuznetsov has been one of the team’s best players through the first quarter of the 2021-22 season, his presence on the ice noticeable on a nightly basis. The former first-round pick … Continue reading