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Gameday Preview - 2/18/2019 - Washington Capitals v. Los Angeles Kings Station: NBC Sports Washington and Fox Sports West. Preview:. The Washington Capitals continue their six game road trip as they head 15 minutes from Anaheim to Los Angeles as they take on the Kings who have lost their past four games.
Caps at Kings pregame: History is not kind The Caps last win in Los Angeles against the Kings came on December 14, 2005. Believe it or not, this 2005 win does not feature a goal scored by Alex Ovechkin. Defenseman Jamie Heward struck twice on the power play and Brian Sutherby added another shorthanded to down the Kings 3-2.
NHL News & Notes: Kyle Okposo, Alex Ovechkin & More In today's News and Notes, Kyle Okposo is injured and will miss a few games after suffering an upper-body injury, Alex Ovechkin has scored 40 goals once again and the NHL has announced their three stars of the week.
Puck-Watching and Bad Line Changes Have Contributed to the Capitals Inconsistencies on the Ice There have been too many times where Capitals players have been caught "puck-watching." When the players caught have "puck-watched," it has led to odd-man rushes toward the Capitals net. When these odd-man breakdowns happen, the Capitals are usually caught flat-footed and out of position on the ice.
Anaheim Ducks Twitter account trolls Tom Wilson during game Full RMNB Coverage of Caps at Ducks. Nick Ritchie and - wait, this must be wrong - Tom Wilson each receive 10-minute misconduct penalties at 15:01 of the third. But we thought Wilson was a saint… - Anaheim Ducks February 18, 2019.
Misc. You Missed: The Ducks broke the Capitals and Braden Holtby's water bottle Call the water bottle police, we'd like to report a serious crime. The Ducks suck. TJ Oshie left in the second period with an upper body injury. His hair looked very good in the intermission interview between the first and second periods. No other information has been disclosed as of yet.
NHL Rumors: Scouting ANA-WSH, MIN-STL, Canadiens, Oilers, Buyer Beware and Top 12 UFAs NHL rumors: Lots of scouting yesterday. Time for the Edmonton Oilers and Jesse Puljujarvi to part ways. Buyer beware on Wayne Simmonds and some others.
The Noon Number: Miller Time A look at how Ovechkin haunts the dreams of NHL goalies.
Game Notes: Washington at Los Angeles Game Day - Capitals and Kings Do It Again At Staples Center The Washington Capitals clash with the Los Angeles Kings for the second and final time this season and in a week's span. Just one week ago, the Capitals downed the Kings by a score of 6-4 at Capital One Arena. Action from Staples Center in Downtown L.A.
Snapshots of the Week Ahead for the Capitals The coming week will see the Washington Capitals wrap up the latter half of their season-long six game road trip, hoping the second half of the trip is better than the 1-2-0 first half.
Game Recap - 2/17/2019 - Washington Capitals v. Anaheim Ducks The Washington Capitals come into Anaheim looking to crash the Ducks party on Scott Niedermayer's jersey retirement, and that they would on an early powerplay thanks to a Hampus Lindholm tripping penalty. John Carlson would find Alex Ovechkin in his office for the one timer and his 40th goal of the season to give the Capitals the 1-0 lead.
Monday Caps Clips: Quack Attack; Caps @ Kings Game Day Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Corey Perry still out there doing Corey Perry things. Onward to LA.
Anaheim Ducks Down Washington Capitals - Miller Reaches Milestone - Adam Henrique and Jakob Silfverberg each had two goals and Ryan Miller became the all-time leader in wins by a U.S.-born goaltender as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 Sunday night. eval; Miller, who missed 24 games due to a knee injury, made 23 saves in his first start since Dec.
Watch: Capitals' Alex Ovechkin Scores Number 40 Alex Ovechkin earns his 40th goal with a power-play tally, becoming one of just four players to score 40 goals in 10 or more seasons. Follow us on Twitter @NHLShout and “Like” us on Facebook. You c…
Goal of the year candidate: Aleksander Barkov goes between the legs to score sick breakaway goal Barkov would later tally the hat trick 9:13 into the third period, scoring an unassisted even-strength goal. "I mean, yeah, those are nice goals," Barkov said after the game. "I think I've tried it like 17 times in my career and it worked the first time so I'm kinda happy, but of course, more importantly, two points and a good win.
Why you should care: Capitals at Kings The Capitals seek to put their latest loss behind them against a struggling LA Kings team in California.
Lowly Ducks down Capitals in Anaheim, 5-2 Despite Alex Ovechkin reaching the 40-goal mark on Sunday, the Capitals fell to Anaheim 5-2. Watch your highlights and get up to speed here.
Ovechkin scores 40th goal in 5-2 loss to Ducks The game started off well for the Capitals as captain Alex Ovechkin scored first, sealing his tenth 40-goal season. After Anaheim followed up and scored twice, Carlson tied it with his ninth goal of the season. However, Washington quickly fell behind as the Ducks tallied goals three times in the third period, twice on the power play.
Miller becomes US-born goalies win leader in Ducks' win - Ryan Miller picked up a milestone win in his first game in two months. Miller became the all-time leader in wins by a U.S.-born goaltender Sunday night as he made 23 saves in the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday night.
Capitals vs Ducks Recap: Caps Lay an Egg in 5-2 Loss to Anaheim Alex Ovechkin puts his name in the record books, but sloppy play and faceoff blues plague the Capitals.
Ducks erupt for five goals to stun Caps To make matters worse, an Anaheim power play that ranked 29th in the NHL scored on two of their four power play opportunities, both in the third period. Henrique's game-winner and Corey Perry's insurance goal put Anaheim up 4-2. The Washington Capitals head to Los Angeles to take on the Kings on Monday at 10:30 p.m.
Ducks Dodge Capitals, 5-2, With Two Power-Play Goals In The Third Period; Alex Ovechkin Hits 40-Goal Mark And T.J. Oshie Leaves With Lower-Body Injury The Washington Capitals fell to the Anaheim Ducks, who entered the game with a 3-16-4 record in their last 20 games heading into the game, by a score of 5-2 on Sunday night at Honda Center.
Squandered: Ducks beat Caps 5-2 The Washington Capitals should have had this one. The Ducks are a disaster: fired coach, goalie hurt, in the west's basement. But they still totally outplayed Washington, who sabotaged themselves at every step. Alex Ovechkin scored the lone goal of the first period, his 40th this season, just as a power play expired.
Los Angeles Kings vs. Washington Capitals - 2/18/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction The Los Angeles Kings look to continue their dominance over the Washington Capitals when the two sides meet up at the Staples Center on Monday night.
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