Capitals Vs. Blackhawks: Washington Falls, 5-2, Still Lead Eastern Conference's Race For 8th

Andrew Shaw's three-point night leads Chicago over the Capitals.

  • Live
5 Total Updates since March 18, 2012
  • Updates 4
  • Articles 1
  • All Updates 5

Capitals Vs. Blackhaws: Washington Falls 5-2, Moves On To Detroit

The Washington Capitals lost their second straight game on their current six-game road trip Sunday night, falling to the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 at the United Center in Chicago.

The loss kept the Capitals two points ahead of Winnipeg and Buffalo in the race for the Eastern Conference's 8th and final playoff spot. Carolina defeated Winnipeg 4-3 Sunday night. Washington looked distinctly second-best in this game, as they were outshot 29-18.

The only goal of the third period was Bryan Bickell's empty-net goal with 1:47 left in regulation.

The Capitals continue their road trip Monday night, when they hit the ice at Joe Louis Arena to face the Detroit Red Wings.

For more updates on this game as they happen, stay tuned to SB Nation DC. For more news and analysis on the Washington Capitals, visit Japers' Rink. For more on the Blackhawks, visit Second City Hockey. For all the latest news from around the NHL, head over to the SB Nation NHL Hub Page.

Continue

Capitals Vs. Blackhawks: Washington Trails 4-2 After Two Periods

The Capitals and Blackhawks have shared four goals in an entertaining second period at the United Center in Chicago. With 40 minutes played, the Blackhawks lead the Capitals, 4-2.

With the Caps trailing 2-0 at the start of the period, Mike Knuble cut the deficit to 2-1 at the 2:22 mark of the second period. But the Blackhawks answered at the 7:57 mark as Patrick Kane finished off a passage of play that began with a John Carlson turnover.

Chicago made the score 4-1 at the 11:33 mark as Andrew Shaw scored his second goal of the night on a wraparound from behind Michal Neuvirth's net. But Ovechkin responded by going on an end-to-end skate, which included a lovely drop pass between his own legs, before finishing past Corey Crawford to make the score 4-2. The goal was Ovechkin's 30th of the season.

For more updates on this game as they happen, stay tuned to SB Nation DC. For more news and analysis on the Washington Capitals, visit Japers' Rink. For more on the Blackhawks, visit Second City Hockey. For all the latest news from around the NHL, head over to the SB Nation NHL Hub Page.

Continue

Capitals Vs. Blackhawks Score Update: Chicago Leads 2-0 After One Period

The Chicago Blackhawks had no trouble getting out to a good start at home, as they lead the Washington Capitals 2-0 after one period at the United Center.

The Blackhawks have completely dominated on offense, as they hold a 12-3 advantage in shots.

Andrew Shaw got the scoring started with his eighth goal of the year at the 3:35 mark of the first period. Viktor Stalberg increased the lead to two with his 18th goal of the year at 7:44.

Washington holds a 9-5 advantage in hits, and a 4-2 edge in takeaways. Their ability to cause turnovers would be their best bet at getting back into this game.

For more updates on this game as they happen, stay tuned to SB Nation DC. For more news and analysis on the Washington Capitals, visit Japers' Rink. For the latest on the Blackhawks, visit Second City Hockey. For all the latest news from around the NHL, head over to the SB Nation NHL Hub Page.

Continue

Capitals Vs. Blackhawks Game Time, TV Information And More

The Washington Capitals (36-29-6, 78 points), clinging to the eight and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, will try to rebound from a disappointing Friday night loss to the Winnipeg Jets when they face the Chicago Blackhawks (39-25-8, 86 points) Sunday evening in the Windy City.

The Capitals had won four games in a row and a season-high three straight away from home before the 3-2 defeat at the hands of the Jets. The Blackhawks have won two games in a row, and are 6-1-1 in its last eight contests.

Here is what you need to know for tonight's game:

Time: 7:00 p.m. ET

TV: NBC Sports Network (Dave Strader and Brian Engblom)

Radio: WFED 1500 AM

For the latest on today's game, stay with this StoryStream. For more on the Capitals, visit Japers Rink. For more on the Blackhawks, be sure to visit Second City Hockey. For the latest news and information from around the NHL, visit SB Nation's NHL hub.

Continue

Capitals Vs. Blackhawks: Washington Hits The Windy City

The Washington Capitals will look to rebound from Friday night's disappointing 3-2 loss against the Winnipeg Jets when they face the Blackhawks tonight in Chicago.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.