CAPITALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Capitals Lose 3-Goal Lead, Recover to Beat Bruins in OT

The Capitals didn’t exactly end their overtime victory with a raucous celebration. No, instead Washington held a players-only meeting, still salty over blowing a three-goal lead. Nicklas Backstrom scored 1:36 into overtime, helping the Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 to avert a disastrous defeat Wednesday night. Justin Williams scored twice and Daniel Winnik also had a goal...
Via CBS DC
3 hours ago

Caps defenseman Matt Niskanen to be reevaluated Thursday

Matt Niskanen suffered an upper-body injury in the first period Wednesday night and did not return. The team says the veteran defenseman will be reevaluated
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 hours ago

Recap: Capitals Win Ugly over Bruins

The game may have started off looking like an easy victory for the Washington Capitals, but eventually, things turned ugly. After the Boston Bruins scored three unanswered goals to tie and take over the game, Washignton redeemed itself in the overtime period, taking a 4-3 win. With that victory, the Capitals are tied with the Philadelphia Flyers for fourth in the Metropolitan Division...
Via The Hockey Writers
12 hours ago

Justin Williams talks Caps losing 3-0 lead

Justin Williams talks about the Capitals losing their 3-0 lead in a 4-3 OT victory over the Bruins and the team meeting after the game.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
12 hours ago

Daniel Winnik puts Capitals up 3-0 on Bruins

Daniel Winnik puts Capitals up 3-0 on Bruins
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
14 hours ago

Preview: Capitals Welcome Bruins in Critical Matchup

The Washington Capitals are in need of some spark, especially after they snapped a three-game losing skid with a 3-2 overtime win over Buffalo Monday. Squaring off with the Bruins for the first time this season, the Capitals have a chance to tie Philadelphia for fourth in the Metropolitan Division and rediscover their winning ways. Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals Embed...
Via The Hockey Writers
20 hours ago

Last season’s Capitals were a party; this season’s are a hangover

Are you suffering from a Presidents’ Trophy hangover? Here are a few telltale symptoms. When the Caps lose three straight early-season games, you start calculating whether they could miss the playoffs. When Evgeny Kuznetsov goes a week or two without resembling Russell Westbrook on skates, you wonder if he’s broken. When the team slogs through a sluggish December road loss […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago

Video: Little kid owns intermission with awesome celebration during Capitals game

There is nothing quite like scoring a goal and celebrating accordingly. As the league has moved away from ridiculous celebrations, it is often left to the younger crowd to make up for the lameness of the players in the NHL. This little kid during the Capitals’ intermission has the right idea, celebrating like there isn’t a tomorrow. Micah, the little boy in the video, made the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Host Army-Navy Hockey Game

It's Army-Navy week in the region, and the rivalry was renewed with a game of pick-up hockey.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Johansson scores twice as Capitals beat Sabres 3-2 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) Trailing by a goal, the Washington Capitals spent their second intermission venting about their poor play. Marcus Johansson used the rest of the game to lead the comeback. Johansson scored the tying goal late in the third period and got the winner midway through overtime to rally the Capitals to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. ''We talked in there, pulled...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kids play hockey dressed as turkeys during Washington Capitals’ intermission

There is a lot to be thankful for this holiday season, and the simple joys can be just as good, like kids dressed up as turkeys during intermission at the Washington Capitals’ game! These aren’t half-baked costumes either; they’re full-on fantastic outfits. Mites on Ice dressed up as Turkeys scoring goals! Can it be #CapsGiving every night? #RockTheRed pic.twitter.com/dkZppal8AV...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: United Arab Emirates women’s national team player is a wizard with the puck

Former Washington Capitals sniper Peter Bondra was in Abu Dhabi representing the Washington Capitals efforts to promote hockey across the globe and it appears the country’s women’s national team is in good hands. Bondra posted a video of a United Arab Emirates National team member named Fatima and she’s got some serious skills with the puck. This is Fatima. She represents...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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