Tag Archives: Overtime

Surprise, Surprise: Goal No. 790 Brings With It More Historical Significance For Alex Ovechkin

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images As if the Washington Capitals’ 3-2 come-from-behind overtime victory against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night at Capital One Arena wasn’t already a morale boost to the locker room, the game-winning goal by captain Alex … Continue reading

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“That’s My Natural Position and That’s Where I’m Looking to Perform”: Connor McMichael Talks Playing Center, Zach Fucale Evaluates His Play in the Capitals’ First Preseason Game

Della Young/NoVa Caps The Washington Capitals kicked off the 2022-23 season with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Buffalo Sabres at Capital One Arena in their first preseason contest. While the preseason may or may not mean much to some, … Continue reading

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A Golden Finnish: Team Finland Downs Team Canada in Overtime to Capture Gold in 2022 World Championship

Photo: IIHF While the likes of Team USA and Team Canada are often talked about as hockey superpowers when it comes to international play, the tide has turned in favor of Finland, who captured the 2022 International Ice Hockey Federation’s World … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Lightning 2-1 In Overtime, Alex Ovechkin Scores Third Goal of the Season

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning at Capital One Arena on Saturday night in overtime by a score of 2-1. The win-loss brings their record to 1-0-1 on the young 2021-22 season.

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Judy Calls Game! Nic Dowd Scores Overtime Winner To Help Washington Capitals Take Game 1 Against the Boston Bruins

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images With no Evgeny Kuznetsov and Ilya Samsonov in their starting lineup, and Vitek Vanecek lost early in the first period in their Game 1 matchup against the Boston Bruins, the Washington Capitals needed every member … Continue reading

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The Capitals Powerplay Has Slipped And Is Contributing To Capitals Losses

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have had a lot of success in the first half of the 2019-20 regular season.  Through 40 games, the Capitals have only 8 regulation losses.  The Capitals have a +25 goal differential … Continue reading

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Batya to the Rescue! Playoff Heroics Nothing New to Brooks Orpik

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images When one thinks of potential playoff heroes for the Capitals, defenseman Brooks Orpik’s name most likely isn’t one of them. The 38-year old blueliner is known for his physical, stay-at-home defensive play that has earned … Continue reading

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Recapping the 2019 NHL GM Meetings in Boca Raton, Florida

The NHL General Managers are hard at work trying to make subtle tweaks to the game. Continue reading

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Once Upon a Fight…The History Of Tom Wilson and Ian Cole

Photo: @Capitals While the return of Philipp Grubauer and Evgeny Kuznetsov’s game-winning, overtime goal were arguably the highlights of the Capitals’ -3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night, right wing Tom Wilson’s demolition of Avalanche defenseman Ian Cole … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sebastian: ‘Canes Down Caps 5-4 in Overtime on Goal from Sebastian Aho

Photo: @Capitals Through five preseason games, and yet more roster cuts, the Capitals’ Opening Night roster is closer to being finalized and Friday night’s 5-4 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes gave the chance for more players not expected on … Continue reading

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