Capitals' Sprong Has Goal, Assist In Win Over DevilsScott Wedgewood, who was in goal because Jonathan Bernier and Mackenzie Blackwood are sidelined, made 23 saves in his first start of the season.
Capitals Beat Rangers In OpenerThe hype going in was more about the aftermath of incidents between these teams last season and the changes the Rangers made over the summer to get bigger and tougher.
Rangers Fall To Capitals In Fight-Filled GameThe dismal loss — the Rangers’ fourth straight — came in their home finale and on the same day the organization stunningly fired President John Davidson and General Manager Jeff Gorton.
Capitals' Wilson Fined $5K For Roughing Rangers' BuchnevichThe fine is the maximum allowable for the incident under the collective bargaining agreement, and Wilson was not disciplined for throwing Artemi Panarin to the ice moments later.
Islanders Shut Out By CapitalsOffense isn't coming easy for the Islanders, who didn't score an even-strength goal in picking up one point out of a possible six in three games against Washington.
Capitals Dominate Islanders To Stay In 1st In EastThe Islanders are in third, two points behind the Penguins, and three ahead of Boston.
Kuznetsov Lifts Capitals Past Islanders In ShootoutThe Islanders fell one point behind the Capitals, tied for second place with Pittsburgh — which beat New Jersey 5-1.
Nelson's Late Goal Gives Islanders Win Over CapitalsNew York improved to 16-1-2 at Nassau Coliseum, remaining the only team in the NHL with just one regulation loss at home.
Capitals Shut Out DevilsThe Devils lost two in a row to Washington after winning four of their previous five games.
Devils Fall To CapitalsThe Devils and others in the East have learned their mistakes can prove costly against Washington, especially when Ovechkin and Kuznetsov are rolling like this.
Zibanejad Scores Late, Rangers End Capitals' Win Streak At 7New York has won three of four against East Division-leading Washington this season.
Rangers Lose After Capitals' Alex Ovechkin Scores 2 In Final 7 MinutesNew York’s only goal came on the power play when Artemi Panarin scored his eighth of the season.
Capitals Snap Islanders' Win StreakWashington snapped New York's winning streak at nine and point streak at 12.
Devils Fall To Capitals In OvertimeThe Devils, who lost eight of their previous 10 games, tilted the ice and outshot the Capitals 16-5 in the third.
Slumping New Jersey Devils Falls To Washington CapitalsNico Hischier and Pavel Zacha each scored for the second consecutive game for New Jersey, which has lost four of five.