Eller scores, Capitals beat Bruins for 3rd consecutive win
Bruins Capitals Hockey Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov, far left, and defenseman Martin Fehervary, center, right, react after teammate John Carlson scored a goal against the Boston Bruins during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Washington. Looking on are Boston Bruins' Josh Brown (44) and goaltender Linus Ullmark (35). (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez)WASHINGTON — (AP) — Lars Eller made the best of his move back to center, scoring the go-ahead goal and assisting on another to help the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 Sunday and extend their winning streak to three. With Eller as an important part of the rotation, Washington's penalty kill was a perfect 4 of 4 against Boston's power play. The Capitals held a moment of silence for former Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins, who was killed Saturday in an auto accident.wftv.com
Islanders beat Bruins 6-2 in Game 6, reach Stanley Cup semis
Brock Nelson scored twice in another big second period by New York, Semyon Varlamov stopped 23 shots and the Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 6-2 in Game 6 on Wednesday night to advance to the Stanley Cup semifinals for the second straight year.
Marchand scores in OT, Bruins beat Capitals to even series
Bruins Capitals Hockey Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrates his goal with defenseman Matt Grzelcyk (48), right wing David Pastrnak (88) and center Brad Marchand (63) during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals Monday, May 17, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Alex Brandon)WASHINGTON — (AP) — Brad Marchand scored 39 seconds into overtime after teammate Taylor Hall tied the game late in regulation, and the Boston Bruins rallied to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Monday night, tying the East Division first-round playoff series at a game apiece. Marchand was Boston's OT hero in a game in which he made more noise for taking post-whistle penalties than producing. The Capitals and Bruins are certainly no strangers to it. ___Follow AP Hockey Writer Stephen Whyno on Twitter at https://twitter.com/SWhyno___More AP NHL: https://apnews.com/hub/NHL and https://twitter.com/AP_Sportswftv.com
Ovechkin returns, scores in OT as Capitals beat Bruins
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, celebrates his game-winning goal in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, in Washington. In his first game since Jan. 19, Ovechkin scored in overtime to help the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 Saturday night in a showdown between the top teams in the NHL’s East Division. After Ovechkin missed the previous four games because of COVID-19 protocols, the high-scoring forward showed his career-long flair for the dramatic by beating Tuukka Rask with a perfect shot 28 seconds into overtime. “It was fun,” said Ovechkin, who also had an assist while being eased back in with 14 minutes of ice time. The Capitals beat the Bruins for the 17th time in 19 regular-season games dating to 2015.