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Alex Ovechkin’s Insane Goal Might Be Best Of NHL Season So Far (Video)

Alexander Ovechkin scored a ridiculous goal Saturday night. There’s no other way to put it. Ovechkin’s goal-scoring rate isn’t necessarily as high as it’s been in recent years, but he found the back of the net Saturday night in a pretty incredible fashion. The Washington superstar took full advantage of a New Jersey Devils shot that missed the net. The puck went around the...
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals' Ovechkin pulls off spectacular goal in win over Devils

A good reason to watch the Washington Capitals is that you never know when it will be Ovi-time. On Saturday night, Alex Ovechkin pulled off one of those highlight plays that you can describe, but really must be seen to be appreciated. OK, but we'll still describe the goal, but only briefly. Ovechkin broke in alone in the New Jersey zone, split two Devils while dragging the puck between...
Via Fox Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is This Backstrom’s Year to Lead Caps in Points?

Nicklas Backstrom has been on a goal-scoring tear lately, and may take the Caps point title from linemate Alex Ovechkin.
Via Capitals Outsider
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Caps shutout the Devils 4-0

The Washington Capitals remain on a tear, shutting out the New Jersey Devils 4-0 tonight.  The Caps extended their streak to eight straight games without a regulation loss, compiling an 6-0-2 record over that stretch. Washington and New Jersey skated to an uneventful, scoreless first period.  Mike Green put the Capitals on the board with a slap shot he put above Devils’ goalie...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Ovechkin scores “Danglicious” goal

Alex Ovechkin has been in a small scoring slump of late, being held without a goal in his last 4 games, but tonight he might have scored one of the best goals in his career. With the Capitals already up 2-0 on the New Jersey Devils, the road team was looking to increase their lead. Ovechkin collected the puck at the Caps blue line and by the time he was entering the Devils zone,...
Via DC Sports-Kings
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Caps reassign Andre Burakovsky to Hershey

As expected, the Washington Capitals have reassigned 19 year-old rookie Andre Burakovsky to the AHL Hershey Bears.  Burakovsky has been a recent healthy scratch for several games and the Capitals would rather have him playing and getting ice time with the Bears. Burakovsky made the Capitals roster right out of training camp after putting together impressive rookie camp, training...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fehr's goal in first minute of OT lifts Capitals over Blue Jackets

  Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals' point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets' winning streak at seven. Mike Green skated past the goal line on the right wing and slid a centering pass to Fehr, whose quick shot beat Sergei Bobrovsky. Joel Ward, Jason Chimera, Karl...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals score in OT to snap Blue Jackets' win streak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals' point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets' winning streak at seven. Mike Green skated past the goal line on the right wing and slid a centering pass to Fehr, whose quick shot beat Sergei Bobrovsky. Joel Ward...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gossip column: Cole, Sneijder, Hazard, Di Maria, Ward

Ashley Cole Roma’s former England defender Ashley Cole, 33, has dismissed reports linking him with a return to the Premier League with Crystal Palace.(Daily Express) But Palace manager Neil Warnock has confirmed his interest in signing Cole.(Daily Star)  Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is trying to sign Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder, 30.(Daily Mirror) Queens Park Rangers...
Via Ghanasoccernet
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals And Panthers Make History With Absurd 20-Round Shootout

The Washington Capitals and Florida Panthers made history on Tuesday night with an absurd 20-round shootout. For the first time in NHL history, every player that was dressed had taken a shot and so they had to repeat shooters. Panthers forward Nick Bjugstad was the beauty who ended it on this gorgeous move. GIF: Another […] The post Capitals And Panthers Make History With Absurd...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Panthers-Capitals shootout lasts 20 rounds

The Washington Capitals and the Florida Panthers are in the NHL record books after participating in the longest shootout in league history. The skills competition lasted 20 rounds (not a typo) and featured some truly laughable efforts from several defensemen. If you have 18 minutes to spare, watch this in its entirety. Roberto Luongo’s reaction says it all: I blacked out...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Capitals’ Brouwer is checked then dragged across ice

The Washington Capitals traveled to Florida to take on the Panthers tonight, in what turned out to be a game for the history books. In the first period, however, there was a very interesting play that took place. Washington Capitals forward, Troy Brouwer, was checked in the open ice by Panthers forward Brad Boyes. There was nothing wrong with the check, it was 100% legal, but what...
Via DC Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Czech Republic WJC Preview: Despite Cuts, Czech’s Still Poised For a Medal Run

Eva Solaříková/Ivan Hlinka MemorialGoalies: Like some of the top hockey powers, the Czech’s have multiple good goalies that could all steal the starting position. Vitek Vanecek and Daniel Vladar will man the pipes this season, with both goalies having something to prove. Vanecek was drafted 39th overall in the 2014 NHL Draft by the Washington Capitals. He played for the...
Via The Hockey House
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Braden Holtby makes goal line save

Braden Holtby’s play over the last few games have kept the Capitals in close situations and tonight is no different. In the second period, Mike Green and Alex Ovechkin were taken off the ice due to roughing and hooking penalties; putting the Capitals on a 5-on-3 penalty kill. After Holtby stopped an initial shot, the rebound went off his pad and straight to Ryan Callahan’s stick...
Via DC Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin grants young girl’s wish by assisting on her 2-on-1 goal (video)

Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin made the wish of an 8-year-old girl come true Friday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex when he joined her on the ice and assisted on her two-on-one goal. Lauren Santora, a native of Norwalk, Conn., has Type-1 diabetes and has been hospitalized on several occasions as a result. The dream come...Read More The post Alexander Ovechkin grants...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Laich Effect for the Caps

Over the past two seasons, Brooks Laich, the oft injured, but versatile player generates points and energy for his teammates. The Laich effect for the Caps includes a 12-8 record this season when he’s on the ice and a 1-6 record when he’s off the ice. They play a better game when he’s on the […] The post The Laich Effect for the Caps appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Congrats to New Father, Karl Alzner and Wife Mandi!

(Caps Outsider) Right on schedule, Caps defenseman Karl Alzner and his wife are proud parents of Stella Raay Alzner, born at 7:22 p.m., 8lbs 5oz. Here is the baby doing the ice bucket challenge over the summer. Congrats to #Caps @KarlAlzner & wife Mandi on birth of their child. Stella Raay Alzner born at 7:22 pm […]
Via Capitals Outsider
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning vs. Capitals sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Tampa Bay Lightning's game against the Washington Capitals. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Green looks to return on Tuesday

The Washington Capitals have been without defenseman Mike Green for sometime. Some good news is he is almost 100% ready and he targets to return on Tuesday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. #459326378 / Green was almost ready for the game on Saturday against the New Jersey Devils, but decided to take a few more days to make sure he was 100% ready. He does not...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps fall to Canucks 4-3, have lost 4 of last 5

The Washington Capitals struggles continued last night as they fell 4-3 to Vancouver Canucks.   The loss if Washington’s fourth in its last five games and drops the Caps to .500 at 10-10-4. Washington continued to be bit by their own mistakes.  After successfully defending 14 straight power play opportunities, the Caps are struggling on the penalty kill.  The Caps were sent...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Galiev Is Working Hard For Hershey

#489498309 / Only three goals have been scored in three games for the Hershey Bears, AHL affiliate of the Washington Captials, and they can all be credited to Stanislav Galiev. Galiev has provided all of the Bears’ offense in the past three games, and all on power play goals. The Hershey Bears have been victorious in two out of three of these contests. Despite...
Via Beyond The Benches
19 days ago  |  Discuss

No Words Can Describe the Washington Capitals Puppy Calendar

The Washington Capitals see the Blackhawks one and raise them at least a billion.Following the Blackhawks pit bull puppy calendar release last week, the Capitals have released their own version and there are simply no words that can appropriately describe some of the photos. A handful of the photos were previously released shortly after the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Mike Green considered day-to-day after suffering upper-body injury

The Washington Capitals must wait another day to learn the status of defenseman Mike Green, whose upper-body injury sidelined him from practice and, depending on its severity, could bring the first shakeup to the team’s blue line since the season opener. #477007877 / Following practice Tuesday, the Capitals will depart for New York to face the Islanders, the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Good, Bad and Ugly: Sabres vs Washington Capitals

From Hometown Hockey: Following every Sabres game, we’ll be taking a little look at the previous night’s action with a little segment called “good, bad and ugly”. Expect a loooooooot of ugly. Friday’s game against the Rangers was snowed out, so we’ll take a look at the 2-1 win over the Capitals on Saturday night. […] The post Good, Bad and Ugly: Sabres vs Washington...
Via Two Pad Stack
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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