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NHL: Washington 6, Atlanta 4

NHL: Washington 6, Atlanta 4

WASHINGTON, April 5 (UPI) -- The Washington Capitals, led by Brooks Laich with a goal and two assists, scored four times in the third period Sunday to beat the Atlanta Thrashers 6-4.

NHL: Washington 5, New Jersey 2

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Michael Nylander scored two goals Tuesday in Washington's 5-2 victory over New Jersey that ended the Devils' eight-game win streak.

NHL: Boston 3, Washington 2 (OT)

BOSTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- David Krejci scored 1:55 into overtime Tuesday, delivering the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.

NHL: Washington 2, Montreal 1

MONTREAL, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Michael Nylander's goal at 17:28 of the third period Saturday boosted the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory against Montreal.

NHL: Washington 4, Nashville 3 (SO)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Michael Nylander scored in the fourth round of a shootout and Jose Theodore blocked Martin Erat's shot, securing Washington's 4-3 win over Nashville Tuesday.
NHL: Washington 4, Pittsburgh 3

NHL: Washington 4, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Boyd Gordon finished off a Washington comeback by scoring with 4:13 remaining Thursday, lifting Washington to a 4-3 victory over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Washington 5, Vancouver 1

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Michael Nylander had a goal and two assists Monday when Washington defeated Vancouver 5-1.

Capitals center Nylander out for season

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The Washington Capitals said Tuesday center Michael Nylander will be sidelined the remainder of the season following rotator cuff surgery.

NHL: Philadelphia 6, Washington 4

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Mike Knuble scored twice for Philadelphia Sunday, giving the Flyers an early lead en route to a 6-4 win over the Washington Capitals.

NHL: Washington 5, Montreal 4 (OT)

MONTREAL, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Washington's Mike Green took a pass from Michael Nylander and knocked in the winning goal Saturday in a 5-4 overtime victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: Washington 6, Ottawa 3

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Mike Green had two goals and an assist Tuesday, leading the Washington Capitals to a 6-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators.

NHL: Washington 8, Ottawa 6

OTTAWA, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Alexander Ovechkin recorded his first four-goal game Saturday to help the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 8-6.

NHL: Washington 5, Carolina 2

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin scored twice Saturday night to help the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2.

NHL: Atlanta 2, Washington 1 (OT)

ATLANTA, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Todd White's 100th career goal 1:34 into overtime Tuesday gave the Atlanta Thrashers a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals.

NHL: Washington 7, Toronto 1

TORONTO, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin scored two goals Monday, leading the Washington Capitals to a 7-1 rout of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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Michael Nylander
New York Rangers center Michael Nylander (92), of Sweden, scores against Boston Bruins goaltender Hannu Toivonen (54), of Finland, as Bruins defender Andrew Alberts (41) collides with Nylander, in the third period on January 29, 2007 at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. The Rangers defeated the Bruins 6-1. (UPI Photo/Matthew Healey)
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Michael Nylander (born October 3, 1972) is a Swedish professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Nylander was drafted by the Hartford Whalers in the third round (59th overall) in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. In the NHL, he has played for the Hartford Whalers (1992–1994), Calgary Flames (1994–98), Tampa Bay Lightning (1999), Chicago Blackhawks (1999–2002), Washington Capitals (2002–2003), and Boston Bruins (2004), New York Rangers (2005–2007), and Washington Capitals (2007–present).

Nylander was signed by the New York Rangers for the 2005–06 season and played well with All-Star right-winger Jaromír Jágr. He centred the first line and first power play unit. Statistically, Nylander had his best season as he helped the Rangers reach 100 points for the first time since 1994.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Michael Nylander."
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