Category Archives: NHL

From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking at the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 2

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images For many years, Olaf Kolzig manned the goal-crease in Washington, backstopping the Capitals to an appearance in the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals. However, in the mid-2000’s the Capitals invested in the future in net by drafting youngsters … Continue reading

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Capitals Kids Photo Shoot! John Carlson’s, Nicklas Backstrom’s, T.J. Oshie’s, and Mike Green’s Kids Pose For Adorable Photos

Photo: Lauren Oshie One of the best things about sports is the family atmosphere being part of a team creates, and oftentimes, players’ families will form lifelong friendships. And that includes players’ wives and children spending time together while their … Continue reading

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Brett Connolly Quietly Having A Productive Season In One Full of Headlines

Photo: NHL via Getty Images In a young season that has been dominated by a suspension, injuries to key players, and a slow start to their season as defending Stanley Cup champions, there have been a few bright spots for … Continue reading

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Around The League In 31 Days: Radio Host to Visit All NHL Arenas in a Month

It’s a feat that few fans, if any, have ever accomplished. It will be a grueling task, one that will require a firm resolve and that will truly test one fan’s love for the sport of hockey. Many people have … Continue reading

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“Jake N’ Bake”: Jakub Vrana is Destined For Superstardom in the NHL

Photo: Getty Images When the Capitals drafted forward Jakub Vrana with the 13th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, they did so knowing they were getting a prospect with tremendous upside and a scouting report that described him … Continue reading

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Jets Defenseman Josh Morrissey Fined $8,467.74 For Hit on T.J. Oshie

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey has been fined $8,467.74, the most allowable under the CBA, for unsportsmanlike conduct and interference on Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie in the Jets’ 3-1 victory over the Capitals on Wednesday night at Bell MTS … Continue reading

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Jets Defenseman Josh Morrisey To Have Player Safety Hearing For Unsportsmanlike Conduct and Interference on T.J. Oshie

Photo: NHL.com Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey will have a player safety hearing on Thursday for unsportsmanlike conduct and interference on Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie in the Jets’ 3-1 victory over the Capitals on Wednesday night at Bell MTS … Continue reading

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Being Hockey Tough: Toughness in Hockey Compared to Other Professional Sports

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Broken noses? Stitches? Black Eyes? Missing teeth? Not a problem. At least not for players in the NHL.  Daily, players return to the game after being taken into the locker room with injuries that, in most … Continue reading

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Opinion: The Penalty to Tom Wilson Not the First Time The NHL’s Officials Have Targeted the Rugged Winger

Photo: NHL via Getty Images When Capitals right wing Tom Wilson returned to the lineup for tonight’s game against the Minnesota Wild, there was no doubt No. 43 was going to be a marked man by the men in stripes … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson’s Suspension​ Reduced To 14 Games By Neutral Arbitrator

Photo: Sporting News Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson‘s suspension was reduced to 14 games from 20 by neutral arbitrator Shyam Das on Tuesday, the NHL announced. Wilson appealed to a neutral arbitrator after NHL commissioner Gary Bettman upheld the suspension the … Continue reading

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