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Blues sign high-scoring Alex Steen to three-year extension

Blues sign high-scoring Alex Steen to three-year extension

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- St. Louis Blues leading scorer Alex Steen has earned a three-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Washington 2

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Jakub Voracek scored twice Tuesday and the Philadelphia Flyers earned a split of a home-and-home series against Washington with a 5-2 victory.

NHL: Washington 5, Philadelphia 4 (SO)

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Nicklas Backstrom notched the game-winner in a shootout Sunday, capping a determined rally that carried the Washington Capitals over Philadelphia 5-4.

NHL: Washington 6, Tampa Bay 5 (SO)

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin netted four goals, including the equalizer in the last minute of regulation, and Washington won a shootout to best Tampa Bay 6-5 Tuesday.

NHL: Washington 5, Nashville 2

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Eric Fehr led an offensive assault with a goal and an assist Saturday, driving the Washington Capitals over Nashville 5-2.

NHL: Washington 3, New York Islanders 2 (OT)

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin scored 2:04 into overtime Saturday, capping a rally that sent the Washington Capitals over the New York Islanders 3-2.

NHL: Toronto 2, Washington 1 (SO)

TORONTO, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- James Reimer made 49 saves and added two more stops during a shootout Saturday, carrying the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 2-1 win over Washington.

NHL: Montreal 3, Washington 2

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Travis Moen's first goal of the season touched off an opening-period surge Friday and Montreal held on the rest of the way to edge Washington 3-2.

NHL: Washington 4, St. Louis 1

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin scored his 16th and 17th goals in the first period Sunday and the Washington Capitals went on to a 4-1 victory over St. Louis.

NHL: Washington 4, Detroit 3 (SO)

DETROIT, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A goal in the third round of the shootout by Nicklas Backstrom Friday gave Washington a 4-3 triumph over Detroit.

NHL: St. Louis 7, Colorado 3

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Alexander Steen had two goals to take over the NHL scoring lead Thursday and St. Louis rolled to a 7-3 victory over Colorado.

NHL: Washington 4, Columbus 3 (OT)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin's goal 1:34 into overtime Tuesday completed a late rally that carried the Washington Capitals over Columbus 4-3.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Washington 3 (SO)

GLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Antoine Vermette and Mikkel Boedker each scored in a shootout Saturday, capping a late comeback that sent the surging Phoenix Coyotes over Washington 4-3.

NHL: Washington 3, Minnesota 2 (SO)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Nicklas Backstrom produced the only shootout goal Thursday to bring Washington a 3-2 victory over Minnesota.

NHL: Washington 6, New York Islanders 2

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin returned from a two-game injury absence with a pair of goals Tuesday, propelling the Washington Capitals over the New York Islanders 6-2.

NHL: St. Louis 6, Nashville 1

NASHVILLE, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Alex Steen scored his ninth and 10th goals of the season Saturday, igniting the St. Louis Blues' 6-1 victory over Nashville.

NHL: Vancouver 3, St. Louis 2 (OT)

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Ryan Kesler's second goal of the game, coming with 15 seconds left in overtime Friday, gave Vancouver a 3-2 win over St. Louis.

NHL: Washington 4, Edmonton 1

EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin continued his early season surge Thursday with his 10th goal of the campaign that helped bring Washington a 4-1 win over Edmonton.

NHL: Washington 4, Columbus 1

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Braden Holtby stopped 37-of-38 shots Saturday, backstopping the Washington Capitals over Columbus 4-1.

NHL: New York Rangers 2, Washington 0

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Henrik Lundqvist made 22 saves and recorded a shutout Wednesday and the New York Rangers put together a brief surge of offense to down Washington 2-0.

NHL: Washington 4, Edmonton 2

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Joel Ward's power-play tally ignited a three-goal outburst in the second period that carried the Washington Capitals over Edmonton 4-2 Monday.

NHL: Carolina 3, Washington 2

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Nathan Gerbe broke a third-period tie Thursday that lifted Carolina to a 3-2 victory over Washington.

NHL: Dallas 2, Washington 1

DALLAS, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Kari Lehtonen turned aside 25-of-26 shots Saturday, carrying the Dallas Stars to their first victory of the season, 2-1 over Washington.

NHL: Washington 5, Calgary 4 (SO)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Sven Grabovski and Alex Ovechkin scored in the shootout Thursday, finishing off a Washington comeback that gave the Capitals a 5-4 win over Calgary.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.
By United Press International
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