John Erskine


Back on Oct.


WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the season Sunday, and the Washington Capitals became the last NHL team to get a win, beating the Buffalo Sabres 3-2.


At a time when players like Mike Ribeiro and Jason Chimera are blasting NHL general managers for handing out ginormous 15-year contracts, it is refreshing to see Troy Brouwer and the Capitals get t


Capitals center Mike Ribeiro may be one of the craftiestplaymakers in the NHL, but on Monday he was flopping around the crease like ayoung, albeit slightly taller, Darren Pang.


Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin confirmed on Friday that if there is an NHL lockout he will play in the Kontinental Hockey League.