Washington Capitals

WASHINGTON — When the Carolina Hurricanes take the ice for Game 1 of their first-round series against the Capitals on Thursday, their blue line will have less playoff experience than top Washington defenceman John Carlson. Of their 342 games of NHL post-season experience, captain Justin Williams and second-line centre Jordan Staal make up 213 of
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In today’s News & Notes, the Calgary Flames are going to retire Jarome Iginla’s jersey number, Anders Bjork underwent surgery that will end his season and Braden Holtby is healthy and returning to action. Related: NHL News & Notes: Niederreiter Trade, Byron, Alzner & More Iginla’s Number to Be Retired The Flames are set to retire
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In today’s News & Notes, the Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators have made a trade, Alex Ovechkin has decided to forego attending the All-Star Game and Frederik Andersen is still out with an injury. Canucks and Senators Make a Trade The Canucks have traded goaltender Anders Nilsson and forward Darren Archibald to the Ottawa Senators
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WASHINGTON — Tom Wilson broke a tie with seven minutes left, Braden Holtby made 36 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Friday night. Evgeny Kuznetsov started the winning play when he stole the puck from goalie Carter Hutton behind the net. The centre quickly fed Wilson just outside of the
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Andre Burakovsky scored late in the third period, Pheonix Copley stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Thursday night. Jakub Vrana scored his third goal in two games and Matt Niskanen had one on his birthday for the Capitals, who ended Arizona’s four-game winning streak. Burakovsky,
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