Category Archives: Lineups

Capitals’ Rut Requires Some Tough Lineup Decisions From Todd Reirden

Photo: Bill Smith/NHLI Via Getty Images After losing their fifth straight game to the NHL-worst Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon, and holding a players-only meeting following the 8-5 drubbing, the Capitals are in a rut in every sense of the … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Could Return For Capitals Against Islanders on Friday

It is possible that Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby will start against the New York Islanders on Friday night (7:30 PM Eastern on NBC Sports Washington) after missing the past two games with an eye injury. 

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An Early Look At Players The Capitals Should Pursue at Trade Deadline

Photo: Sporting News With the trade deadline fast approaching, the Washington Capitals have an opportunity to make their team even better for another deep playoff run. General manager Brian MacLellan has stated previously that he wants to acquire another forward … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Will Be A Healthy Scratch Again For Capitals Tonight vs. Bruins

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky, who has just one assist in his past 10 games, will be a healthy scratch for the team’s game at the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Action from TD Garden will begin at … Continue reading

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Thursday Evening Clash: Washington at Boston Preview

The Washington Capitals face the Boston Bruins for the second time in the 2018-19 regular season. Continue reading

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Capitals Drop Flyers, 5-3; Jakub Vrana and T.J Oshie Each Get Two

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals handed the Philadelphia Flyers their eighth consecutive loss after beating them by a score of 5-3 on Tuesday night in the first meeting of the season between the two teams. The win gave the Capitals … Continue reading

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United States Rally From Two-Goal Deficit​ in Third Period But Fall To Finland, 3-2, in World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game

Photo: @SportsCentre Despite a late rally to tie the game after being down by two in the third period, the United States fell to Finland by a score of 3-2 in the IIHF World Junior Championship game at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on … Continue reading

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Blues Beat Capitals, 5-2; Alex Ovechkin Scores 30th Goal Of The Season

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals began their three-game road trip with a 5-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues at Enterprise Center on Thursday night. The loss ended the Capitals’ five-game road winning streak. Goaltender Braden Holtby made 37 saves … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd, Dmitrij Jaskin Get Back In The Lineup in St. Louis; Vladimir Tarasenko Game-Time Decision For Blues

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues clash for the first time this season at Enterprise Center in the first game of the Capitals’ three-game road trip. Action from St. Louis can be seen on NBC Sports Washington … Continue reading

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NHL To Hold “Last Man In Vote” With Nicklas Backstrom As The Capitals’ Nominee

Photo by David Becker/NHLI via Getty Images Some may have noticed that the NHL left off a man when they announced the All-Star Rosters earlier this evening. While some, including myself, raised eyebrows, it turns out that the league is … Continue reading

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