Category Archives: Game Re-Caps

Capitals Fall To Flyers 3-1, 0-1-1 In Round-Robin Tournament; Scott Laughton Nets Two Goals, Three Points

Photo: Mark Blinch/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-1 in each team’s second round-robin tournament game to determine Stanley Cup Playoff seeding at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Thursday afternoon. The Capitals … Continue reading

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Brian Pinho Scores Goal and an Assist, Leads Team Red Over Team Blue, 2-1 in Capitals Third Scrimmage

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals held their third intrasquad scrimmage of the 2020 summer training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Friday. Team Blue, consisting of mostly Capitals veterans and starters, faced Team Red, which consisted mostly of players looking … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold First Scrimmage, Daniel Sprong Scores Two Goals; T.J. Oshie, Ilya Samsonov and Alex Alexeyev Miss Practice: Day 5 of Capitals Training Camp

Photo: @Capitals Saturday was day 5 of the Washington Capitals training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. As was the case in previous days, the camp was divided into two separate practice sessions, but today also include the team’s first intrasquad … Continue reading

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“Get Some Beers, Get Some Whatever, And Start Celebrating”: Two Years Ago Today, the Washington Capitals Became Stanley Cup Champions

Photo: NHL.com The year is 2018. It is June 7. It’s Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena. The team was only 60 minutes, 3 periods, one game away … Continue reading

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Climactic Clinching at Home – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers – April 5, 2008

Photo by John McDonnell TWP The Washington Capitals were about to play their last game of the 2007-08 season, and on the verge of completing a nearly impossible run to the playoffs. On Thanksgiving Day, the Capitals had the worst … Continue reading

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A Look Back at the Capitals Season-Ending, Playoff-Clinching Winning Streak of 2007-2008

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On March 21, 2008, the Washington Capitals beat the Atlanta Thrashers 5-3, in a game in which they were trailing 3-1 after two periods. The comeback win would be a sign of things to come … Continue reading

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Scoring Up A Storm And Setting Records – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Carolina Hurricanes – March 25, 2008

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Over his 15-season National Hockey League career, Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin has become one of the NHL’s best goal-scorers of all-time, setting, tying, and breaking multiple league accolades. However during his rise up the … Continue reading

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See-Saw Fight in Landover – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers – March 23, 1986

Steve Babineau/Getty Images During the 1985-86 season, the rivalry between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers was very strong. In late March of 1986, the Flyers were in first place in the Patrick Division with a record of 48-21-4 and … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Hat Trick in Hartford – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Hartford Whalers – March 18, 1989

NHL Just minutes before the NHL Trade Deadline of March 7, 1989, the Washington Capitals made a blockbuster trade with the Minnesota North Stars.  In exchange for the then-franchise leader in Goals Scored, Mike Gartner, and offensive defenseman Larry Murphy, … Continue reading

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A “Hot Stick” in the Sunshine State – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning – March 19, 2009

Photo: AP/Mike Carlson In mid-March of the 2008-09 season, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin was chasing the 50-goal milestone for the third time in his career, in his fourth season in the NHL. At that time, the Capitals were … Continue reading

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