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.
If you can stop a hockey puck, the Florida Panthers desperately need to talk to you. The Panthers went to Washington hoping to right the ship, but instead were blown off the ice by the Washington Capitals, 7-1.
With growing confidence, the Washington Capitals are playing some of their best hockey of the season.
The Florida Panthers have dug themselves a deep hole to start the abbreviated 2013 season. The Panthers are just one point out of last place in the Eastern Conference, but just four points out of the final playoff spot.
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.