Daily Washington Capitals news and notes.
Coming off a six-game winless streak and scoring slump, is Rick DiPietro the biggest concern for Isles fans?
The New York Islanders roared back from an early 2-0 deficit to end a six-game winless streak and down the Washington Capitals 5-3 at Nassau Coliseum.
Instant reaction, links, and highlights from the Islanders stunning 5-3 win over the Washington Capitals.
The New York Islanders shake up their lines to try to end a six-game winless streak against the visiting Washington Capitals.
The New York Islanders are in a historic scoring slump, so line changes are forthcoming from coach Jack Capuano as they host the Washington Capitals.
|- 1, Washington Goal - Joel Ward (4), from John Carlson and Jeff Halpern at 5:24. 2, Washington Goal - Alex Ovechkin (6), from Nicklas Backstrom and Jeff Schultz at 18:41. Penalties - Alexander Semin, Washington (Tripping), 11:11; Alex Ovechkin, Washington (Roughing), 15:57; P.A. Parenteau, NY Islanders (Boarding (maj)), 15:57; Joel Ward, Washington (Tripping), 18:19.|
|- 3, NY Islanders Goal - Frans Nielsen (3), from P.A. Parenteau at 1:41. 4, NY Islanders Goal - Brian Rolston, from Frans Nielsen and P.A. Parenteau at 16:55. Penalties - Jeff Halpern, Washington (Interference on goalkeeper), 8:47.|
|- 5, NY Islanders Goal - Matt Martin (2), from Steve Staios and Josh Bailey at 6:28. 6, Washington Power-Play Goal - Brooks Laich (2), from Dennis Wideman and Nicklas Backstrom at 9:12. 7, NY Islanders Goal - P.A. Parenteau (2), from Milan Jurcina and Frans Nielsen at 18:14. 8, NY Islanders Empty Net Goal - John Tavares (8), from Rick DiPietro at 18:59. Penalties - Steve Staios, NY Islanders (Interference), 8:44.|