| Apr 27, 2015
| 8:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The precocious Russian forward drafted in the first round by the Washington Capitals finally delivered a breathtaking, winning goal in a Game 7. No, not Alex Ovechkin — Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Skating around every opponent on the...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 7:06 AM
Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom knew he had an opening once New York Islanders captain John Tavares lost his stick along the boards.
Stopping and turning just inside the blue line, Backstrom snapped a shot that went through a crowd and...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 7:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals.
Reunited on Washington's top line, Backstrom delivered a goal and two...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:36 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Rest or rust?
Hard to tell which was more at play in the Flyers' disappointing 3-2 shootout loss to the New York Islanders on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center, ending Philadelphia's four-game winning streak.
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:09 PM
Jimmy Hayes didn't get the best of his kid brother, Kevin, in Madison Square Garden, but he certainly took care of the Islanders on Tuesday as the Panthers bid adieu to Nassau Coliseum with a desperately needed 4-2 victory.
Hayes scored two goals,...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Lubomir Visnovsky scored midway through the third period to lift the Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Saturday night at Nassau Coliseum. Cal Clutterbuck and Kyle Okposo also had goals as the Islanders snapped the Hawks'...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:50 PM
"It's a different level of unbelievable."
That's what Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on the ice of a mostly empty TD Garden, minutes after his team won a second Stanley Cup in four seasons.
Perhaps the finish of that game was particularly...