Daily Washington Capitals news and notes
The New York Islanders celebrate a 3-0 win over the Washington Capitals, while their rival New York Rangers owner James Dolan is already talking of the Stanley Cup.
The New York Islanders controlled play against the Washington Capitals from start to finish, shutting them out 3-0, conceding just 17 shots against Evgeni Nabokov and potting P.A. Parenteau's first career two-goal game.
The New York Islanders face the Washington Capitals for the second time this season and the first time since they named 1993 playoff coward Dale Hunter coach.
|- 1, NY Islanders Power-Play Goal - John Tavares (17), from Mark Streit and Matt Moulson at 12:05. Penalties - Karl Alzner, Washington (Holding), 11:17; Jeff Halpern, Washington (Tripping), 17:27; Jason Chimera, Washington (Slashing), 19:48.|
|- 2, NY Islanders Goal - P.A. Parenteau (8), from Frans Nielsen at 6:05. Penalties - Milan Jurcina, NY Islanders (Interference), 2:21; Milan Jurcina, NY Islanders (Holding), 13:43; Kyle Okposo, NY Islanders (Tripping), 19:42.|
|- 3, NY Islanders Power-Play Goal - P.A. Parenteau (9), from Matt Moulson and Frans Nielsen at 12:38. Penalties - Jeff Halpern, Washington (Holding), 2:49; Alex Ovechkin, Washington (Cross checking), 12:10; John Carlson, Washington (Unsportsmanlike conduct), 17:31.|