Category Archives: NHL

The Hope to Have Fans Back in Arenas and Stadiums by August or September: News from President Trump’s Call with Major-League Sports Commissioners

On Saturday afternoon, President Donald Trump held a conference call with all major-league sports commissioners discussing the all-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner Gary Bettman was on the call for the NHL. President Trump recognized the “good work” done … 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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Some NHL Players Are Considering Foregoing Their Final Check of the Season, Which Comes April 15

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In a recent segment of Insider Trading, TSN’s Frank Seravalli discussed how some NHL players are considering foregoing their final check of the season.

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“My Wife Hates When I Play Candy Crush” – Alex Ovechkin Talks What Drives Wife Nastya Crazy, How Many Goals He Needs to Feel He’s Done his Job, and More in Interview

Since the coronavirus put the 2019-20 NHL season on hiatus, players and their families have become more accessible through social media, with some members of the Washington Capitals (T.J. Oshie, Nick Jensen, and Nicklas Backstrom) welcoming new family members. Capitals … Continue reading

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If the Stanley Cup Playoffs Began Today, Which Teams Would Be the Favorites To Win?

Once the regular season resumes, which NHL teams have the best chance of winning the Stanley Cup in 2020? 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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Four Additional Members of the Ottawa Senators Organization Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Photo: @Senators The Ottawa Senators announced on Wednesday afternoon that four additional members of the organization who traveled to California before the NHL season pause tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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NHL Potentially Playing the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs in Centralized Cities

Screencap: NHL.com/capitals The NBA is considering playing games in centralized locations with no fans. On Tuesday, TSN’s Pierre LeBrun discussed on Insider Trading about the NHL potentially playing the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs in centralized cities. So, what would the … Continue reading

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Toronto Cancels All Major Events Through June 30 But Doesn’t Apply To Pro Sports Leagues

Photo: Mark Blinch/Getty Images Toronto mayor John Tory announced that all events in the city through June 30 have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday after the NHL extended its self-quarantine date for players and staff through … Continue reading

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John Carlson Voted Second-Best Defenseman, Alex Ovechkin Voted Second-Best Follow on Social Media: Results from 2019-20 NHLPA Player Poll

Photo: Al Drago/AP Across the league, 588 NHL players were surveyed on various hockey-related questions ranging from on and off the ice topics to arenas and teams. These results were collected before the NHL’s pause of the season due to … Continue reading

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