NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Alexander Ovechkin scored his 783rd career goal in a big second period and the Washington Capitals beat New Jersey 6-3 Monday night, ending the Devils’ three-game winning streak.
Washington Capitals (43-23-10, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (41-31-5, fourth in the Pacific)
Las Vegas; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Vegas and Washington will play in a non-conference matchup.
Washington Capitals (42-23-10, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Colorado Avalanche (55-14-6, first in the Central)
Denver; Monday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado hosts Washington looking to prolong its six-game home winning streak.
Carolina Hurricanes (43-15-7, first in the Metropolitan) vs. Washington Capitals (37-20-10, fourth in the Metropolitan)
Washington; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals host Carolina after Seth Jarvis scored two goals in the Hurricanes' 7-2 victory over the Blues.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ravaged by injuries and other absences all season, the St. Louis Blues may need to fill another big void in the lineup.
They put together a strong 60-minute effort to beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 Tuesday night and snap a three-game skid, but lost defenseman Torey Krug to an apparent left hand or wrist injury.
St. Louis Blues (34-18-9, second in the Central) vs. Washington Capitals (35-19-10, fourth in the Metropolitan)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored a pair of goals, including his 30th of the season, to lead the Washington Capitals in their 4-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Joe Snively and Nick Jensen also scored, and Ilya Samsonov made 33 saves for Washington, which has won two of their last three.
Winnipeg Jets (17-12-5, fifth in the Central) vs. Washington Capitals (21-9-9, third in the Metropolitan)
Washington; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals host Winnipeg after the Jets shut out Detroit 3-0.
Washington Capitals (20-8-9, third in the Metropolitan) vs. New York Islanders (11-12-6, eighth in the Metropolitan)
Elmont; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Washington is looking to end its four-game skid with a victory over New York.
Washington Capitals (19-6-7, first in the Metropolitan) vs. Detroit Red Wings (15-13-3, fourth in the Atlantic)
Detroit; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals visit Detroit after Dylan Larkin scored three goals in the Red Wings' 5-2 win against the Devils.
Pittsburgh Penguins (12-8-5, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Washington Capitals (16-4-6, first in the Metropolitan)
Washington; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Capitals -148, Penguins +123; over/under is 6
Chicago Blackhawks (7-12-2, seventh in the Central) vs. Washington Capitals (14-4-5, first in the Metropolitan)
Washington; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Capitals -219, Blackhawks +177; over/under is 6.5
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Reinhart scored the winning power-play goal with 14.4 seconds left, capping a furious comeback for the Florida Panthers to beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Washington Capitals (10-2-5, second in the Metropolitan) vs. San Jose Sharks (8-7-1, fourth in the Pacific)
San Jose, California; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Sharks +110, Capitals -132; over/under is 6
Washington Capitals vs. Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim, California; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Ducks +122, Capitals -146; over/under is 5.5
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — T.J. Oshie picked up his fifth career hat trick as the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 7-5 on Monday night.
Alex Ovechkin extended his point streak to six games with his sixth and seventh goals of the season for Washington.
The Washington Capitals weren't done wheeling and dealing before the NHL trade deadline arrived Monday.
The Capitals made their second trade in two days, acquiring defenseman Nick Jensen from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for defenseman Madison Bowey and a 2020 second-round draft pick.