NHL/CAPITALS: Garnet Hathaway had a pair of goals during a two-minute span in the third period and the Washington Capitals snapped the Los Angeles Kings eight-game point streak with a 2-0 victory Wednesday night. Ilya Samsonov made 34 saves for his second shutout this season and fifth of his career. The Caps stay on the West Coast for Saturday night’s game with the San Jose Sharks.
NBA/WIZARDS: Terry Rozier scored 19 points, Miles Bridges added 17 and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 97-87 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory. Bradley Beal led Washington with 24 points, Daniel Gafford added 20, and Montrezl Harrell had 15. They head to Miami for tonight’s game with the Heat.