Nashville Predators vs St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues Brad Boyes (L) is checked by Nashville Predators Joel Ward in the first period at the Scottrade Center in St. Louiis on March 21, 2010. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Mike Ribeiro scored 9:24 into overtime Friday to give Washington a pivotal 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers.
Joel Ward put Washington ahead in the second period Sunday and the surging Capitals went on to knock off Tampa Bay 4-2.
John Tavares scored twice in the third period Saturday, powering the New York Islanders to a 5-2 win over Washington.
Simon Gagne celebrated his return to Philadelphia Wednesday with a second-period goal that helped bring the Flyers a 4-1 decision over Washington.
Troy Brouwer scored twice and Braden Holtby recorded a shutout Saturday in the Washington Capitals' 5-0 pasting of Florida.
Alex Ovechkin scored the decisive goal Sunday and the Washington Capitals bested Buffalo 3-2 for their first win of lockout-shortened NHL season.
Martin St. Louis and Eric Brewer each tallied two goals Saturday, powering Tampa Bay's 6-3 win over Washington in the season opener for both teams.
Mark Staal's power-play goal 1:35 into overtime Monday boosted the New York Rangers to a 3-2 win over Washington and a 3-2 lead in their playoff series.
Joel Ward stuffed a rebound past Tim Thomas 2:57 into overtime Wednesday that advanced the Washington Capitals in the playoffs with a 2-1 win over Boston.
Alex Ovechkin returned from a one-game absence Friday to score his 25th goal of the season in the Washington Capitals' 4-1 victory over Montreal.