A pair of teams that have stumbled out of the gate will face off tonight in Denver.
The Capitals scored on all three shots in the shootout, and Justin Peters made 20 saves in his start this season to lift Washington over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night.
The Florida Panthers traded forward Joey Crabb to the New York Rangers on Monday in a move that will provide more depth at both forward and defenseman.
Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper does not think left wing Ryan Malone’s DUI and cocaine possession charges will be a distraction to the playoffs-bound team.
Police say Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone has been charged with DUI and possession of cocaine.
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.
Tomas Kopecky scored the winning goal in the 10th round of the shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Friday night.
For a weekend at least, the Washington Capitals adjusted nicely to life without Alex Ovechkin. With their star forward out for a second straight night with an unspecified upper-body injury, Washington won its second game in a row with a 3-2 a shootout victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
What would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?
The Florida Panthers are looking to extend their season-best winning streak to four.