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POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Caps 4, Ducks 3 (SO)

Caps end overtime/shootout slide with comeback win over Ducks, Hagelin scores his first of season, Laviolette through 82 games, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Shoot Out The Lights - Each of the first five times they went to overtime this season, the Caps came out on the short end of the score. The sixth time they did so, they got through the five-minute extra session only to lose in the shootout.

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Carlson, Caps Down Ducks in Shootout, 4-3

Caps win for first time in seven tries beyond the 60-minute mark this season

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

It took 26 games and seven overtime adventures, but the seventh time was the charm. The Caps finally claimed a win in a game that went beyond 60 minutes on Monday night, prevailing 4-3 over Anaheim in a shootout. An entertaining contest between a couple of gifted offensive squads produced a 3-3 result after three periods and overtime, and John Carlson won it for Washington in the fifth round of the shootout.

Video: Carlson, Capitals top Ducks in shootout

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SKATE SHAVINGS - News and Notes From Caps' Morning Skate

Caps have third player land on COVID-19 protocol list, why Samsonov is currently "the leading man" in the Caps' nets, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Don't Let Us Get Sick - After taking Sunday off, the Capitals awoke to the news of a third player - right wing Garnet Hathaway - landing on the COVID-19 protocol list and being unavailable for Monday's game against the Anaheim Ducks.

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Capitals and The Wharf Announce Capitals at The Wharf Winter Programming

Highlights Include Capitals Campfire at Camp Wharf, Viewing Parties and Rock The Rink Skates

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals and The Wharf announced today Capitals at The Wharf, a Capitals-themed setting located at The Wharf in Washington D.C. that is now open and concludes in February.

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Caps Host Ducks on Monday

Anaheim hits town for first time in over two years as Caps' homestand continues

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

December 6 vs. Anaheim Ducks at Capital One Arena

Time: 7:00 p.m.

TV: NBCSW

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7, 106.7 FAN

 

Anaheim Ducks (13-8-4)

Washington Capitals (15-4-6)

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POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Caps 3, Jackets 1

Ovechkin reaches 750-goal mark, ties Esposito for third in GWGs, Irwin shines in Caps debut, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Finishing Touches - The Caps halted a two-game slide (0-1-1) on Saturday night against Columbus, downing the Jackets 3-1 to improve to 6-1-0 on the season against Metropolitan Division opponents. The Caps have outscored their fellow division denizens by a combined total of 27-11 in those eight games.

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Caps Close Out Columbus, 3-1

Ovechkin notches No. 20 on season and No. 750 of career, and supplies GWG in Caps win

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Alex Ovechkin scored his 20th goal of the season and the 750th goal of his career early in the second period on Saturday, helping the Caps to a 3-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. In doing so, he scored against his 152nd different goaltender - rookie Daniil Tarasov, playing in his second NHL game - and notched the 118th game-winning goal of his NHL career, tying Phil Esposito for third place on the NHL's all-time list.

Video: Ovechkin scores 750th career goal in win

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SKATE SHAVINGS - News and Notes From Caps' Morning Skate

Caps face divisional foe, wrestle with health and lineup decisions, Samsonov starts, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

The Great Divide - For the first time this season, the Caps are facing a divisional foe for the second time. The Columbus Blue Jackets are in town for the first of their two visits this season, finishing up a four-game road trip in the District on Saturday night. The Caps downed the Jackets in Columbus last month, taking a 4-3 decision on Nov. 12.

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Caps Clash with Columbus

The Jackets come to the District for a Saturday night Metro Division skirmish

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

December 4 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at Capital One Arena

Time: 7:00 p.m.

TV: NBCSW

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7, 106.7 FAN

 

Columbus Blue Jackets (12-9-0)

Washington Capitals (14-4-6)

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POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Hawks 4, Caps 3 (SO)

Caps finally encounter first shootout of season, Hawks win first game in Washington in nearly 16 years, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Missed It By That Much - Starting a season-long four-game homestand at Capital One Arena on Thursday against Chicago, the Caps were seeking a fifth straight win on home ice. They didn't get it, falling to the visitors in the shootout by a 4-3 score.

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