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Shootout win over Caps gives Lightning home ice

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - It took a little extra to do so, but the Tampa Bay Lightning will be beginning the playoffs at home.Anders Lindback stopped 18 shots through regulation and overtime, then turned back all three Washington skaters in the shootout to give the Lightning a 1-0 win that secured home-ice advantage for their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.Matt Carle potted the lone goal during the deciding phase to help Tampa Bay (46-27-9) finish a point ahead of Montreal for second place in the Atlantic Division. The Lightning and Canadiens will square off in the best-of-seven opening round.Washington (38-30-14), out of the playoffs for the first time since 2007, had a four-game win streak halted despite Braden Holtby's 32-save effort.Both goaltenders were superb through 65 minutes of play to bring about the shootout, which began with Lindback stopping Evgeny Kuznetsov on a low forehand attempt before Carle snapped a shot between Holtby's pads.Alex Ovechkin then tr...

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  1. Capitals double up Maple Leafs

    Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Troy Brouwer picked up a pair of goals to lead Washington past Toronto, 4-2, at Verizon Center.Joel Ward contributed a goal and ...

  2. Troy Brouwer scores 2 as Holtby, Capitals shut out Florida 5-0

    So far this season very little has gone right for the Washington Capitals.On Saturday night, everything did.Troy Brouwer scored two goals and Braden Holtby stopped 2...

  3. Ovechkin's power-play goal in the 3rd period gives Capitals a 3-2 win over Ducks

    Alex Ovechkin scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Washington Capitals kept up their playoff push with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks...

  4. Ovechkin, Capitals edge Ducks

    Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Ovechkin netted the game-winner on the power play 2:44 into the third period, as the Washington Capitals claimed a 3-2 win ove...

  5. Caps try to make some noise out west against Ducks

    (SportsNetwork.com) - Adam Oates knows his team will be the underdog in all three of its games during a trip to the West Coast, but the Washington Capitals head coac...

  6. Ovechkin, Capitals lose Backstrom to injury, waste 2-goal lead, fall 5-4 to Kings in shootout

    Every point matters more than ever to Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals, who are part of a logjam in the Eastern Conference — and on the outside of the playo...

  7. Kings eye consistency in matchup with Capitals

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The suddenly-sliding Los Angeles Kings will try to return to the win column on Thursday when they host the streaking Washington Capitals at Sta...

  8. Fleury stops 32 shots for 5th shutout of season in Penguins' 2-0 win

    The Pittsburgh Penguins were glad to be back at Consol Energy Center after their longest road trip in three years.Recently, though, they've felt right at home agains...

  9. Brouwer tallies winner to cap 3-goal splurge in 5 minutes for Capitals' 3-2 win over Coyotes

    With newly signed Evgeny Kuznetsov looking on, the Washington Capitals did their best to entertain their new teammate.Troy Brouwer scored a power-play goal off a reb...

  10. Capitals edge Coyotes to snap skid

    Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Karl Alzner broke open the dam and Brooks Laich and Troy Brouwer followed him through.The Washington Capitals, after going nearl...

  11. Capitals double up Maple Leafs

    Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Joel Ward scored the winner in the third period to help the Washington Capitals take a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs....

  12. Caps ink Brouwer to extension

    The Washington Capitals have signed forward Troy Brouwer to a three-year contract extension worth $11 million.Brouwer, entering the final season of a two-year deal h...

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    (SportsNetwork.com) - Despite playing without stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, the Chicago Blackhawks are a perfect 4-0 in April and the club hopes to pick up ...

  2. Bruins beat Caps, clinch Atlantic Division crown

    Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Jarome Iginla scored twice as the Boston Bruins clinched the Atlantic Division title with a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals...

  3. Surging Stars visit struggling Caps

    (SportsNetwork.com) - While the Dallas Stars have being playing well to keep pace in the Western Conference's wild card race, the Washington Capitals have to be less...

  4. Smith and Preds slip past Caps

    Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Craig Smith scored in the second round of the shootout to lift the Nashville Predators over the Washington Capitals, 4-3, on Sund...

  5. Smith's shootout goal lifts Nashville Predators to 4-3 victory over Washington Capitals

    Craig Smith scored the only goal in the shootout to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Sunday night.Patric Hornqvist scored tw...

  6. Troy Brouwer signs 2-yr, $4.7M deal with Capitals

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Troy Brouwer has signed a two-year, $4.7 million contract with the Washington Capitals .The deal announced Wednesday comes less than two weeks ...

  7. Washington Capitals sign winger Troy Brouwer to two-year contract

    ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have signed rugged winger Troy Brouwer to a two-year deal.The deal was announced Wednesday and is reportedly worth US$5.7 mi...

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