Daily Archives: February 17, 2018

Blackhawks Pound Capitals 7-1

Photos by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals were trounced by the Chicago Blackhawks 7-1 Saturday night in Chicago. The Blackhawks would open the scoring early in the first before Tom Wilson tied things up with a tally … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Blank Belleville Senators 3-0, Win Third Straight

Photo: Belleville Senators Despite the continued absence of star forward Chris Bourque due to the Olympics and the loss of right wing Riley Barber to a one-game suspension, the Hershey Bears have fared well in the last little while, success … Continue reading

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Riley Barber to Serve One-Game Suspension for Fight (Video)

With 3.4 seconds left in the Hershey Bears game against the Laval Rocket, Riley Barber and Markus Eisenschmid dropped the gloves. It seems that the fight came as retaliation. Eisenschmid delivered a check on Travis Boyd as he was coming … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Saturday’s Capitals Morning Skate in Chicago: A Big Milestone for Trotz and Winning for the Dads

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals will conclude their annual Father’s Trip on Saturday night as they’ll take on Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks. Prior to the game, the team held a morning skate at United Center. The Capitals look … Continue reading

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The Last 92: A Look Back at Michael Nylander’s Capitals Career

Photo: Getty Images In the 43-year history of the Capitals, just three players have worn No. 92 on the back of their sweaters. While budding superstar Evgeny Kuznetsov is the most recent and current owner of the number, longtime NHLer … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz to Coach in 1,500th Career Game, Fifth Coach Ever to Do So

While the Capitals will be looking to win their second straight game tonight in Chicago against the Blackhawks, tonight’s game will mark Head Coach Barry Trotz’ 1,500th NHL game coached of his career. In doing so, Trotz will become just … Continue reading

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With a Heavy Heart, Travis Boyd Dedicates a Four-Goal Night to his Daughter

Photo: @kelseydegonda Travis Boyd, a forward for the Bears and a father to his daughter Hayden, had one of the most trying weeks a father could experience. After a thrilling overtime win over the Rochester Americans on Sunday night, Boyd … Continue reading

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