Category Archives: NHL

Capitals Alumni Profile – Alexander Semin

Photo: Dilip Vashwanat/Getty Images In the early years of the Alex Ovechkin era, the Capitals’ now-captain was one of two prominent goal scorers on the team that would eventually form the nucleus of the team’s core. The other, Alexander Semin, … Continue reading

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With A Career Season in the AHL, What Does the Future Hold For Riley Barber?

Photo: Tori Hartman While the beginning of the season did not start well for the Hershey Bears, the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate, the latter part of 2018-19 has been a positive one for the Chocolate and White. In addition … Continue reading

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What A Rush! Capitals’ Line Rush of the Game: A Pair for “Conno”!

Photo: Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images With five goals in the Capitals’ 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night, there were plenty of plays and sequences to choose from for the Capitals’ Line Rush of the Night. However, … Continue reading

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The Tom Wilson Effect: How One Player Lives in the Minds of His Opponents

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI Via Getty Images Capitals right wing Tom Wilson is a lot of things to the Capitals as a player: a hard worker, fantastic teammate, physical presence, defensive commodity, and offensive weapon. But to other teams, their players, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Gets NHL Point 1,200

He’s done it again. Another major milestone for the “Great 8”. In Tuesday night’s Capitals tilt with the Penguins, Alex Ovechkin registered the 1,200th point of his NHL career.

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Some Positive Notes From the Capitals Current Seven-Game Win Streak

The Washington Capitals are rolling in the early part of March. Continue reading

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GMBM on Ice: A Look At Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan’s NHL Career

Photo credit: Unknown Over the 100-plus years of the NHL’s existence, many former players have gone on to work for teams’ front offices in multiple roles, providing teams with a valuable amount of knowledge of the game of hockey and … Continue reading

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What A Rush! The Capitals’ Line Rush of the Game: “Hags” Away!

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images There were quite a few different rushes in the Capitals’ 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night that deserved a look at the Rush of the Night, but in the end it came … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Rod Langway

Photo: @Capitals One of the greatest defenseman in Washington Capitals franchise history, Rod Langway’s playing style, leadership, and persona earned him the nickname “Secretary of Defense”, and his arrival to the team in 1982 was franchise-changing.  In this latest Capitals … Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Getting the Job Done For the Capitals in Relatively Unstable Role

Heading into to this season, the Capitals had somewhat of a logjam on their fourth-line with a number of players vying for regular playing time. Over the course of the season, the team has often rotated several players on the … Continue reading

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