Daily Archives: May 2, 2018

Fire ’em Up!: If Game 3 is Any Indication, The Rest of This Series Is About To Get Flat Out Physical

Peter Diana/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It wasn’t pretty and like Game 2, came with its share of controversy, but the Capitals pulled out a 4-3 win on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their second round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins … Continue reading

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Capitals Seek to Take Commanding 3-1 Series Lead in Game 4

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will face off in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Second Round series tomorrow night at 7 PM at PPG Paints Arena. Washington has won the last two games … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson is Suspended Three Games for Hit on Zach Aston-Reese

The NHL Department of Player Safety has reviewed Tom Wilson’s hit on Zach Aston-Reece from Tuesday night’s Game 3 and has determined that Wilson will be suspended for three games. 

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Capitals Sign Juuso Ikonen to a Two-Year, Two-Way Deal

Photo: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday afternoon the signing of prospect forward Juuso Ikonen to a two-year, two-way contract. This deal will be effective beginning in the 2018-19 season and with an average annual value of $925,000. … Continue reading

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Notes from Capitals Optional Practice: Questions from Game 3 are Answered

After a thrilling win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in an intense Game 3 of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Washington Capitals got back to work. On Wednesday afternoon, select members of the team hit the ice … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson to Have Hearing for Hit on Zach Aston-Reese

About midway through the second period of Tuesday night’s Game 3 second round series between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins, Tom Wilson was at it again. As center Zach Aston-Reese was heading to center ice along the boards in … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Sign Axel Jonsson-Fjällby

According to CapFriendly, The Washington Capitals have signed Axel Jonsson-Fjallby to a three-year Entry Level contract. 

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Alex Ovechkin Rises to the Occasion in Enemy Territory

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin has had numerous memorable moments throughout his career, but none may be more significant than what he did on Tuesday night in Pittsburgh during Game 3 of the Washington Capitals second round … Continue reading

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Capitals–Penguins Game 3: A Look At The Numbers

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images What a win by the boys in red, winning 4-3 against the deadly Pittsburgh Penguins. Before the game even began, I was thinking even if the Washington Capitals were slightly outplayed by the underlying … Continue reading

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