Tag Archives: Craig Smith
Ovechkin Hits 40 For NHL-Record 13th Time In Washington’s Thrilling 7-6 Overtime Loss To Columbus
Photo: Twitter: @Capitals The Washington Capitals were edged the Columbus Blue Jackets by a score of 7-6 in overtime at Capital One Arena on Tuesday night. Charlie Lindgren made 32 saves in the loss.
Minnesota Rides Hot Start To 5-3 Victory Over Washington; Ovechkin Scores Twice; Johansson Notches Two Assists
Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Minnesota Wild, who were 11-0-3 in their previous 14 games before a 5-2 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday, by a score of 5-3 at Xcel … Continue reading
No Pot O’ Gold Here: Capitals Fall to Blues, 5-2; Martin Fehervary & Nicklas Backstrom Score
Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the St. Louis Blues by a score of 5-2 Friday night at Capital One Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 33-30-7 and 73 points on the season. … Continue reading
New York Swarms Washington, 5-3; Irwin Records Two Points
Photo @Capitals The Washington Capitals lost to the New York Rangers by a score of 5-3 at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night. Goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 31 saves in the defeat.
Washington Downs Long Island, 5-1; Sandin Posts Three Assists, Van Riemsdyk Two
Photo by Rich Graessle/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the New York Islanders by a score of 5-1 at UBS Arena on Saturday night. Goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 17 saves in the victory.
Washington Falls To New Jersey, 3-2 (SO); Strome Extends Point-Streak To Three Games
Photo by John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals lost the New Jersey Devils by a score of 3-2 in a shootout at Capital One Arena on Thursday night in their lone home game in a span of seven. … Continue reading
Take Down In The Tank: Washington Storms Back To Stun San Jose, 8-3; Ovechkin, Smith Strike Twice; Sandin Earns Three Helpers In Team Debut
Photo by Kavin Mistry/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals rallied from a 2-0 deficit in the first period to come back and slay the San Jose Sharks, 8-3, at SAP Center on Saturday evening in both teams’ first games … Continue reading
Firsts Against the Fins: Rasmus Sandin, Craig Smith, Matt Irwin, & Gabriel Carlsson Record Personal Firsts in Second Period Against Sharks
Kavin Mistry/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ sweeping moves before the trade deadline and subsequent events have led to a number of new faces in the lineup for Head Coach Peter Laviolette. In Saturday’s tilt against the San Jose … Continue reading
2023 NHL Trade Deadline Grades For Each Metropolitan Division Team
Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images With a wild 2023 NHL Trade Deadline now in the rearview mirror, a lot of teams improved their outlook for either the present or future while others did not help themselves. NoVa Caps grades each Metropolitan … Continue reading
Trade Grades: Evaluating The Capitals Trades Prior To The 2023 NHL Trade Deadline
Following a white-hot month of December, the Washington Capitals entered the new year by erasing the ground they made up in the playoff race. Since January 1st, the Capitals are the second-worst team in the NHL in standings points, just … Continue reading