Penguins' Fleury stonewalls Capitals in Game 7

/ May 11, 2017

Penguins' Fleury stonewalls Capitals in Game 7

Marc-Andre Fleury thanked his stick and flashed a smile so wide it could be seen through his mask. This was vintage Fleury, and he has the Pittsburgh Penguins one step closer to another Stanley Cup. Fleury stopped all 29 shots in a turn-back-the-clock performance ...

Caps rout Pens to force Game 7

/ May 9, 2017

Caps rout Pens to force Game 7

The Washington Capitals are well aware of their franchise’s inglorious past, one filled with unmet expectations and gut-wrenching collapses. And they don’t care. It’s not 1992. It’s not 1996, 2009 or 2016 for that matter. The Capitals have spent the better part of the ...

Penguins hold off Caps, takes 3-1 series lead

/ May 4, 2017

Penguins hold off Caps, takes 3-1 series lead

Forget about revenge for the brutal cross-check that knocked Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby out of the playoffs indefinitely. Marc-Andre Fleury didn’t want any part of it. The Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender came up with a more effective method of retribution against the Washington Capitals. ...

Capitals edge Penguins in OT; Crosby injured

/ May 2, 2017

Capitals edge Penguins in OT; Crosby injured

A shot from the point by Washington’s Kevin Shattenkirk salvaged — or at the very least, extended — his team’s season. A far different kind of shot may end up determining the outcome of a playoff series growing more contentious by the shift. Shattenkirk’s ...

Crosby scores twice as Penguins edge Capitals

/ Apr 28, 2017

Crosby scores twice as Penguins edge Capitals

Sidney Crosby outdueled Alex Ovechkin in a vintage goal-for-goal showdown between the NHL’s top teams, and Nick Bonino and Marc-Andre Fleury put the finishing touches on a playoff classic. Crosby scored two goals in 52 seconds, Bonino had the winner in the third period ...

Ovechkin matches Richard on scoring chart

/ Jan 10, 2017

Ovechkin matches Richard on scoring chart

Alex Ovechkin knows Maurice “Rocket” Richard’s name, mainly from the six times he won the trophy named after the Montreal Canadiens’ great as the top NHL goal-scorer of the year. The name came up again Monday night when the Washington star scored career goal ...

Capitals come out strong in rout

/ Nov 17, 2016

Capitals come out strong in rout

Determined to get out of their recent funk and motivated to measure up to the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Washington Capitals took out their frustrations in a 7-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. The score was indicative of just how ...

Penguins win in OT to knock out Capitals

/ May 11, 2016

Penguins win in OT to knock out Capitals

A three-goal lead gone — and his team’s momentum right along with it — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan provided a reminder heading to overtime of Game 6 of a relentlessly entertaining playoff series against the Washington Capitals. Keep skating. Play fast. Be confident. ...