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Alex Ovechkin critical of officiating Monday in Pittsburgh

A couple of days have passed, but Alex Ovechkin is still miffed about the multiple missed calls in Mondays 8-7 overtime loss in Pittsburgh.Speaking after Wednesdays practice
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 hour ago

Capitals are winning more, whining less at referees

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Shut up and play has been a mantra lately for the Washington Capitals. Too often early in the season players would harp on officials for missing a penalty or getting a call wrong. So coach Barry Trotz and veteran leaders made a concerted effort to tone down on the yapping. Even though the Capitals have taken their fair share of penalties, their bench has been...
Via Associated Press
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Caps make special arrangements for T.J. Oshie's dad, who has Alzheimer's

With the annual dads trip coming up, the Capitals are making special arrangements for T.J. Oshie. The team is allowing both his biological father, Tim
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 hours ago

Capitals defenseman John Carlson 'doubtful' for Thursday

John Carlson did not practice Wednesday and is doubtful for Thursdays game in St. Louis, Coach Barry Trotz said.Carlson was sidelined for Mondays game against the Penguins
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 hours ago

Ovechkin on being a Russian living in D.C.: ‘I’m neutral’

Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin credits remaining in the middle of the road politically speaking for the ability to navigate playing in the nation’s capital while being a native-born Russian, especially in light of the currently contentious political climate. The relationship between the United States and Russia are dropping to Cold War levels given the recent...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hornqvist hit on Oshie Changed the Game

The Capitals lost 8-7  to the Penguins on Monday in a crazy hockey game. The Caps allowed five straight goals in the second period after being up 3-0. That is not what worries me. What worries me is how the Caps reacted to this no call. Hornqvist hit on Oshie pic.twitter.com/tSIzwM2WmX — GIF Grand Maester […]
Via Capitals Outsider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Backstrom is NHL’s First Star of the Week

Nicklas Backstrom won't overreact to this achievement, but he got it anyway: The NHL's first star of the week.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals blow out Flyers 5-0 to win 9th consecutive game

WASHINGTON (AP) Justin Williams and Matt Niskanen each scored two goals and Philipp Grubauer stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals extended their winning streak to nine in authoritative fashion by crushing the Philadelphia Flyers 5-0 on Sunday. The Capitals lead the NHL with 63 points. Despite a sluggish start, the Capitals came alive with four goals on seven...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps Honor Backstrom for 500 Assists

Nicklas Backstrom was presented with a golden stick for notching his 500th assist with the Caps.
Via Capitals Outsider
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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