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Washington Capitals — Victory on the Home Front

This season has been a year of great moments on home ice for the Washington Capitals. From January through to March, the Caps recorded a winning streak of 15 games at home. More recently, Washington set another franchise record for most home wins in a single season. Washington’s new franchise record came after a recent 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes, where Daniel Winnik had two...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 hour ago

Capitals Hold On for 5-3 Win Over Avalanche, Win 6th Straight

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver. The win raised the Capitals record to 51-17-8 (110 points). The Capitals next travel to Arizona to face the Coyotes on Friday night. Puck drop is 10:00 p.m.  Philipp Grubauer got the start in goal for the Caps. This was his...
Via NoVa Caps
9 hours ago

Capitals fight off comeback attempt for narrow win over lowly Avalanche

Colorado tried to make a game of it, but the Caps would not fall victim to the trap game and escaped with the narrow 5-3 win.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 hours ago

Johansson sets up Kuznetsov after excellent individual work

This goal will be given to Evgeny Kuznetsov but Marcus Johansson deserves a lot of credit for setting it up.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 hours ago

Man with epic Capitals beard shows off dance moves in Denver

You know the guy with the epic Capitals beard? Here he is in Denver.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 hours ago

Finally, an emoji of Alex Ovechkin in a pink bunny costume

Here’s something you might not realize without some outside prompting: that Alex Ovechkin has had countless moments in his career that could serve rather well as emoji. No, I’m not kidding. Think back. There’s Ovechkin with the hot stick. Ovechkin leaping into the boards. Ovechkin unloading on a blast from his office. There’s Ovechkin in […]
Via DC Sports Blog
18 hours ago

Capitals hold on to beat Avalanche for 6th straight win

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Johansson and Evgeny Kuznetsov each had a goal and an assist, Jay Beagle and John Carlson also scored and the Washington Capitals kept rolling with a 5-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night. The Capitals have 110 points, five ahead of idle Columbus, and are on track to clinch the President’s Trophy for most points in the league for the second...
Via MyNorthwest.com
21 hours ago

Update on Capitals’ Prospect Kevin Elgestal’s Recovery

Photo: Tori Hartman Washington Capitals Prospect Kevin Elgestal played in just 25 games this season with his home club, HC Vita Hasten Mustangs of the Swedish league, before a season-ending injury brought his 2016-2017 campaign to a premature end. NoVa Caps caught up with Elgestal on Tuesday, to check-in on the progress of his recovery. Elgestal broke his thumb during a team practice...
Via NoVa Caps
21 hours ago

Oshie’s OT Goal for Caps Beats Wild 5-4 After Ovi Hat Trick

ST. PAUL, Minn. — With two goals in the final 4:57 of regulation against the NHL’s best defense, Minnesota’s spirited comeback gave a sputtering team one point for the standings and some confidence for the stretch run. Alex Ovechkin’s magnificence on the power play proved to be unbeatable. T.J. Oshie scored his second goal of the game 1:42 into overtime to bookend Ovechkin’s...
Via CBS DC
1 day ago

Barber, Vrana, and Copley Lead Hershey’s Playoff Push (with Videos)

Some weeks are easier than others when deciding on the three biggest and brightest stars in Hershey for the week, but this week was relatively easy. Three Caps prospects rose above their teammates and helped Hershey to a 2-1 record on the week. It’s worth mentioning that Travis Boyd has been impressive of late, making passes that show that he is ready for the NHL. But it was teammate...
Via NoVa Caps
1 day ago

Meet Red Rocker Victoria

A crime scene forensic scientist, and a dance instructor, Victoria also found a home as a Red Rocker for the Washington Capitals.
Via Capitals Outsider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Justin Williams, Andre Burakovsky Go Full ‘Step Brothers’ for Team Photo

 Justin Williams and Andre Burakovsky know how to do picture day. When the Capitals took the ice at Kettler for a team photo Monday, Williams and Burakovsky unveiled their “Step Brothers” themed hair to the onlooking world. Follow @ChrisLingebach and @1067TheFan on Twitter  
Via CBS DC
2 days ago

Ovechkin to wear custom skates honoring U.S., Russia

Alexander Ovechkin has consistently stated his love for both his native Russia and the United States. So it is perfectly fitting that the Washington Capitals superstar will pay homage to his homeland and adopted country with a pair of custom skates during Thursday’s home game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.Believed to be the first time an NHL player has ever donned custom-styled...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Bettman thinks NHL participation at the Olympics has 'no positive impact'

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman still doesn’t think sending the league’s players to the Olympics matters.Jason Botchford of the The Province got this lovely quote from Bettman, where the commish said the NHL’s participation in the Olympics has had “no positive impact.” Bettman elaborated on his comments during a radio interview on Sportsnet. Foolishly, he called the events...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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