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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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03/22/2017 11:03am
Alex Ovechkin (Wsh) rotowire.com
Ovechkin ultimately had a power-play assist taken away after the NHL reviewed Washington's third scoring play from Thursday's win over the Flames, instead giving Nicklas Backstrom the goal with Kevin Shattenkirk and T.J. Oshie picking up the assists.
03/22/2017 10:50am
Nicklas Backstrom (Wsh) rotowire.com
Backstrom's power-play assist from Tuesday's win over the Flames was ultimately changed to a goal after further review by the NHL.
03/22/2017 10:36am
Kevin Shattenkirk (Wsh) rotowire.com
Shattenkirk is still looking for his first goal as a Capital after the NHL eventually took away his power-play tally and credited Nicklas Backstrom with Washington's third goal in Tuesday's win over the Flames. Still, the assists went to Shattenkirk and T.J. Oshie.
03/22/2017 10:17am
Evgeny Kuznetsov (Wsh) rotowire.com
Kuznetsov triggered the goal siren with a backhand from the doorstep in Tuesday's 4-2 home win over the Flames.
03/21/2017 11:58pm
Kevin Shattenkirk (Wsh) rotowire.com
Shattenkirk scored a power-play goal and added a power-play assist in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Flames.
03/21/2017 11:55pm
T.J. Oshie (Wsh) rotowire.com
Oshie scored his 30th goal of the season in the second period of Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Flames.
03/21/2017 11:51pm
Alex Ovechkin (Wsh) rotowire.com
Ovechkin fired a whopping 11 shots on goal Tuesday against Calgary, resulting in a power-play goal and two assists (one on the power play).
03/21/2017 11:47pm
Nicklas Backstrom (Wsh) rotowire.com
Backstrom dished out three assists -- two on the power play -- in Tuesday's 4-2 win over Calgary.
03/21/2017 11:41pm
Braden Holtby (Wsh) rotowire.com
Holtby stopped 29 of 31 shots in Tuesday's 4-2 victory over the Flames.
03/21/2017 11:04am
Braden Holtby (Wsh) rotowire.com
Holtby will guard the crease Tuesday against the Flames, Tarik El-Bashir of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.
03/20/2017 1:55pm
Brooks Orpik (Wsh) rotowire.com
Orpik is probable against the Flames on Tuesday after picking up an undisclosed ailment Saturday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
03/20/2017 11:05am
Marcus Johansson (Wsh) rotowire.com
Johansson (illness) returned to practice Monday after leaving Saturday's game early, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
03/19/2017 1:45am
Braden Holtby (Wsh) rotowire.com
Holtby earned his 36th win of the season with a 26-save performance Saturday over the Lightning.
03/19/2017 1:35am
Justin Williams (Wsh) rotowire.com
Williams snapped a 10-game goal drought with his 20th of the year Saturday against the Lightning.
03/19/2017 1:27am
Nicklas Backstrom (Wsh) rotowire.com
Backstrom set up four goals in Saturday's 5-3 win over Tampa Bay.
03/19/2017 1:17am
T.J. Oshie (Wsh) rotowire.com
Oshie scored a hat trick and added an assist in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Lightning.
03/18/2017 8:34pm
Marcus Johansson (Wsh) rotowire.com
Johansson left Saturday's game against the Lightning due to illness and he will not return.
03/18/2017 5:09pm
Braden Holtby (Wsh) rotowire.com
Holtby will start on the road against the Lightning on Saturday.
03/17/2017 3:02pm
Andre Burakovsky (Wsh) rotowire.com
Burakovsky (hand) will return to action Saturday in Tampa Bay after a 15-game absence, The Washington Post reports.
03/17/2017 10:27am
Jakub Vrana (Wsh) rotowire.com
Vrana was reassigned to AHL Hershey on Friday.
03/16/2017 11:53pm
Braden Holtby (Wsh) rotowire.com
Holtby stopped 22 of 24 shots in Thursday's 2-1 overtime loss to Nashville.
03/16/2017 11:50pm
Brett Connolly (Wsh) rotowire.com
Connolly scored the only goal for the Capitals despite skating just 8:25 in Thursday's overtime loss to the Predators.
03/16/2017 1:10pm
Kevin Shattenkirk (Wsh) rotowire.com
Shattenkirk will return from his two-game suspension Thursday against the Predators, CSN Mid-Atlantic's Tarik El-Bashir reports.
03/16/2017 12:13pm
Braden Holtby (Wsh) rotowire.com
Holtby will defend the cage in Thursday's home-tilt with Nashville, JJ Regan of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.
03/14/2017 10:58pm
John Carlson (Wsh) rotowire.com
Carlson handed out two assists (one on the power play) in Tuesday's 4-2 victory over Minnesota.