Daily Archives: February 23, 2017

Game Preview: Oilers @ Capitals

After a bounce-back performance against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night, the Capitals return to action against young phenom Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers. Puck drop is 7:00 PM and can be viewed on either Comcast Sportsnet or the … Continue reading

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Project 43: Tom Wilson’s Transformation Has Been Instrumental in the Capitals’ Success

Through his first three seasons in the NHL, Capitals right winger Tom Wilson was known for his hard-hitting, physical style of play, one that earned him an unfair reputation around the league. After a slow start to the season, Wilson’s … Continue reading

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Capitals Daily Report: The Nisky Business

After a big 4-1 win over the Flyers Wednesday night in Philedelphia, the Capitals returned to practice at Kettler on Thursday. The Capitals now turn their focus to another back-to-back set of games this weekend, starting Friday night when the team welcomes … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Barber and Ness from Hershey

The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Riley Barber and defenseman Aaron Ness from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. 

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Highlights from Brian MacLellan’s Presser

Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan addressed the media before practice today at Kettler. He gave an update on Matt Niskanen, discussed a need for a third goalie, the possibility of resigning T.J. Oshie and next week’s trade deadline. 

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Matt Niskanen Injury Update

Caps defensman Matt Niskanen left last night’s game in the second period after colliding with Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas. He left the game with what appeared to be a left knee injury. Niskanen would not return to the game. 

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Samsonov Wins Game 1 of First Round

Photo: Metallurg.ru Metallurg Magnitogorsk began Round 1 of their Gagarin Cup playoff series against Kunlun Red Star on Wednesday. Kunlun Red Star, located in Beijing, China, just joined the KHL for the 2016-2017 season, but still managed to qualify for … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-assign Travis Boyd to Hershey

Photo: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Travis Boyd to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. 

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Upon Further Review: The Capitals Video Review Coaches Are “The Best In The League”

They say that fortunes can turn on a dime. In Wednesday night’s game against the Flyers, the Capitals fortunes were changed in an instant on a single call from the press box. 

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