Category Archives: Games
Storming Back To Catch The Hurricanes – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes – April 1, 2008
Photo: UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch The Carolina Hurricanes came to the Verizon Center (now Capital One Arena) on April 1, 2008, which was a rematch of two teams only a week prior. At the time, the Canes were in first place … Continue reading
Can’t Stop the Sandman: Rasmus Sandin Thriving As A Member of the Capitals
Mark LoMoglio/NHLI via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Rasmus Sandin from the Toronto Maple Leafs at the 2023 trade deadline, they did so anticipating that the 23-year old would play a significant role on the blueline in … Continue reading
Bittersweet, Biscuit: Caps Pup Biscuit Attends His Final Home Game Ahead of Being Paired With Veteran Or First Responder
Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals celebrated Caps Canines Night on February 23 at Capital One Arena, to raise awareness about the importance of adopting dogs from rescue organizations. On that night, “Caps Pup” Biscuit conducted the ceremonial puck drop. On … Continue reading
Putting It Home Against the Pens: Tom Wilson Has Scored More Goals Against the Penguins Than Any Other Opponent In His Career
Screenshot: ABC/ESPN Tom Wilson broke Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith’s shutout bid in the third period of the Washington Capitals’ nationally-televised tilt against their longtime rivals from the Steel City.
John Carlson Scores Goal In Return to Lineup, Three Months to the Day of Serious Head Injury
Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson wasted no time making an impact in his return to the lineup against the Chicago Blackhawks, picking up his ninth goal of the 2022-23 season.
Washington Capitals Honor Alex Ovechkin For Becoming the Second-Highest Goal-Scorer in NHL History
NHL The Washington Capitals honored captain Alex Ovechkin for his historic milestone of becoming the National Hockey League’s second, all-time leading goal scorer, after The Great Eight passed NHL great Gordie Howe earlier this season.
Magical Moment in Minnesota: Alex Ovechkin, Kirill Kaprizov Meet With Eight-Year Old Landen Hoffmann After Caps-Wild Tilt
Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is well-known for his charitable work with the various youth hockey players and children in the DMV. On Sunday, Ovechkin and the Capitals invited a special guest to their game against the Minnesota … Continue reading
No Pot O’ Gold Here: Capitals Fall to Blues, 5-2; Martin Fehervary & Nicklas Backstrom Score
Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the St. Louis Blues by a score of 5-2 Friday night at Capital One Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 33-30-7 and 73 points on the season. … Continue reading
Rasmus Sandin Leaves Game Against Buffalo Sabres With Knee Injury After Blocking Shot
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Rasmus Sandin left Wednesday night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres with what appeared to be a knee injury. The injury occurred at the end of the second period.
This One’s For You Dad! Washington Capitals Kick Off Mentors’ Trip With Win on Long Island
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals kicked off their 2023 Mentor’s Trip with a resounding 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders at UBS Arena on March 11. The “W” comes as the team is fighting to remain in the … Continue reading