Washington Capitals

VANCOUVER — Nicklas Backstrom scored the shootout winner and the Washington Capitals completed a massive comeback to beat the Canucks 6-5 in Vancouver on Friday night. Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) The Canucks (6-3-1) had a four-goal lead late in the second period but couldn’t withstand a late surge from the Capitals (8-2-3). Evgeny Kuznetsov and
0 Comments
In 2018, the Washington Capitals’ Stanley Cup victory put an exclamation point on the growing popularity of the sport in the nation’s capital. To be sure, there have been fits and spurts for the sport since the team landed in the region. Their 1998 Final appearance, moving the team and the rink downtown, and Alex
0 Comments
Notes on the Maple Leafs, Flames, Jets, Avalanche, Capitals, Canucks and Canadiens James (@Account4hockey): Elliotte Friedman on WGR 550 yesterday. Friedman thinks that the Toronto Maple Leafs had decided already who their next captain would be before the Auston Matthews news was made public – John Tavares. There were some within the organization that wanted
0 Comments
Jake DeBrusk sees the RFA template via McAvoy and Carlo Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston:  Jake DeBrusk saw what the future may hold for him as far as his next contract (likely next summer). The eventual restricted free agent sees other comparables as well. Brock Boeser and Travis Konecny are the two most looked
0 Comments
Two Lightning goaltenders heading to waivers if not trade first Erik Erlendsson: The initial plan for the Tampa Bay Lightning is to put goaltenders Louis Domingue and Mike Condon on waivers on September 21st. Another team did call the Lightning yesterday morning about one them, so they could possibly move someone beforehand. Holtby and Ovechkin
0 Comments
September is finally here and, with it, the beginning of training camps for teams across the NHL. The Washington Capitals’ camp starts on Sept. 13 and their first preseason contest is only three days later against the Chicago Blackhawks. For Capitals fans, the arrival of the new season is welcome news and will help them
0 Comments