Category Archives: News

Return of the OshBabe: A Look At T.J. Oshie’s Return to the Capitals’ Lineup

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals had been without right wing T.J. Oshie in their lineup since the tenacious forward sustained a lower-body injury on November 20 against the San Jose Sharks. On December 4, against the Columbus Blue Jackets, … Continue reading

Posted in Games, News, NHL, Players, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Capitals Club Columbus, 3-1; Ovechkin Scores 750th Career NHL Goal

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals dominated the Columbus Blue Jackets by a score of 3-1 at Capital One Arena on Saturday night to end their two-game slide (0-1-1).

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Aliaksei Protas Scores Second Career Goal, Continues Productive Offensive Stretch

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Since seeing a regular role open up in the Washington Capitals lineup, forward Aliaksei Protas has become a solid contributor on a nightly basis for Head Coach Peter Laviolette. During the Capitals’ Saturday night tilt against the … Continue reading

Posted in Games, News, NHL, Players, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

He Keeps On Climbing: Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal No. 750, Records 17th Straight 20-Goal Season

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been one of the NHL’s most productive players this season and in typical fashion, has continued to climb the NHL record books on multiple fronts. On Saturday night, The Great Eight scored a milestone … Continue reading

Posted in Games, History, News, NHL, Players, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Capitals’ Trevor Van Riemsdyk Placed On NHL’s COVID-19 Protocol

The Washington Capitals announced on Saturday that defenseman Trevor Van Riemsdyk was placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list.

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Determination And Perseverance A Big Part Of The Formula For Martin Fehervary

Washington Capitals’ defenseman Martin Fehérváry has met and dealt with his fare share of adversity en route to his steady gig in the NHL. But it’s all been worth it. Not only has he started for the Capitals since the beginning … Continue reading

Posted in News, Washington Capitals | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Ilya Samsonov To Start Against Blue Jackets

The Washington Capitals held an optional morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Saturday in advance of their tilt with the Columbus Blue Jackets Saturday night at Capital One Arena. Head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media following the … Continue reading

Posted in News, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Capitals Announce Nic Dowd Is In COVID Protocol

The Washington Capitals announced on Friday afternoon that center Nic Dowd is in COVID-19 protocol.

Posted in News | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sheary, Oshie Take Line Rushes In Capitals’ Practice; Hagelin, Carlson, Hathaway Take Maintenance Days

Center Nicklas Backstrom (who has yet to play this season due to a hip injury), right-wing T.J. Oshie (has missed six straight games and 16 of the last 17 with two different lower-body injuries), and left-wing Conor Sheary (has missed … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blackhawks Edge Capitals, 4-3 (SO); Fourth-Line Strikes Twice

Photo: John McCreary/Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ third-period collapse on Tuesday night in Sunrise, Florida continued to haunt them on Thursday night when they fell to the Chicago Blackhawks by a score of 4-3 in a shootout at Capital One … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment