Quick hits from today’s morning skate as the Capitals [4-5-2] prepare to stop a four-game losing streak against the Calgary Flames [7-4-2] tonight at Verizon Center [6:30 p.m.
The last time the Capitals faced the Calgary Flames on Oct. 25, Alex Ovechkin went down to block a shot by Flames center Paul Byron and took a hard slapshot off his left hand.
Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals relish Saturday night’s 3-1 victory in Calgary before turning their attention to Canucks, whom they’ll face in Vancouver tonight:
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Joel Ward scored twice -- including the game-winner -- to lead the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night.
After a tripping penalty gave the Caps a man advantage, Joel Ward scored less than 30 seconds into the power play.