Category Archives: 2018 Olympics

Former Capitals Players Are Participating in the 2017 Karjala Cup

Alex Brandon/Associated Press The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) is currently on break from November 8-12 so that players can participate in international competition during that time frame. One such competition is the Karjala Cup, which is the first leg of … Continue reading

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Capitals Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Competing for Team Russia in Germany Cup

The KHL has a break in their season, with no games scheduled from November 8 through November 12, so that selected players are free to play in international competition such as the Deutchland Cup, otherwise known as the Germany Cup. 

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Nike Unveils 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Jerseys​

On Sunday morning, the Hockey News revealed the jerseys for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, which will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 13 countries will participate in the event: the United States, Canada, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals News and Rumors Roundup: Kuznetsov, Ovechkin, Lockout

We’ve officially reached the lazy days of the off-season, but that doesn’t mean Capitals news and rumors have taken the summer off. Here is the latest Capitals news from the hockey world: 

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Gary Bettman Highlights from the 2017 State of the League Address

Highlights from the 2017 NHL State of the League Address from Gary Bettman Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The NHL Is Not Going to the Next Olympics… Now What?

Is there still a glimmer of hope for the NHL to go to the PyeongChang Olympics? Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Says He’s Still Going to the Olympics

Yesterday the NHL announced that their players won’t be participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics. The announcement was met with much criticism from fans and players alike. Alex Ovechkin has made it known that he will represent his country in … Continue reading

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NHL Won’t Participate in 2018 Olympics, League Announced

ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images The NHL will not participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The league decided to make the announcement today so it doesn’t overshadow the playoffs. 

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Recapping the NHL GM Meetings

What are some of the topics that were discussed at the NHL GM Meetings in Boca Raton? Continue reading

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Ted Leonsis Has Given Nicklas Backstrom Permission to Participate in 2018 Olympics

Since 1998, NHL players have been participants in the Winter Olympics held every four years. However, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman recently told the media at the NHL All-Star Game that he does not anticipate players participating next year. Capitals Owner … Continue reading

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