Alex Ovechkin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and had two assists and Troy Brouwer had two power-play goals Thursday night, lifting the Washington Capitals to a 5-4 victory over the Florida Panthers.
What would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?
The Washington Capitals resorted to a familiar formula against the Florida Panthers — find Alex Ovechkin and let him do the rest.
The Florida Panthers gave fans everything they could ask for during Tuesday night’s game against the Washington Capitals.
So far this season very little has gone right for the Washington Capitals.
Very little has gone right for the NHL-worst Washington Capitals, who failed to keep up again their last time out.
The Florida Panthers ended one of the longest playoff droughts in major North American sports Thursday night despite a 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals, who also earned a postseason bid to complete the eight-team field for the Eastern Conference.
As the National Hockey League reels from the news that 35 players from of Russia’s Yaroslavl Lokomotiv hockey organization were killed in a plane crash, the Florida Panthers learned they had lost three former teammates.
Bruce Boudreau spared no one, not even Alex Ovechkin, after the Washington Capitals settled into their longest losing streak in over a year.