Category Archives: NHL

NHL Announces All-Star Skills Events, Participants; Capitals’ John Carlson To Compete In Hardest Shot, Braden Holtby In Saves Streak

Photo: NBCS The NHL announced the events for the 2020 NHL All-Star Skills and who will be participating in which competitions on Friday night at Enterprise Center in St. Louis (8 PM ET, NBCSN). Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson will … Continue reading

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Stars Set to Shine in St. Louis: A Preview of the 2020 NHL All-Star Game

Photo: NHL via Getty Images By now, most NHL players are off to warm beaches, tropical climates, or even horseback riding, with the league in the midst of its annual All-Star break. However, for a select number of NHL players, … Continue reading

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Clash Of The Titans – The Metropolitan Division Is Showing Its Superiority Over the Rest of the NHL

The Metropolitan Division is tight and is shaping up to be a dogfight down the stretch. Continue reading

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The Streak: A Look Back at the Capitals’ Historic Winning Streak 10 Years Later – Part 1

Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America On January 13, 2010, the Washington Capitals beat the Florida Panthers on the road in a shootout in a game in which they had fallen behind 4-1, only to come back to win in a … Continue reading

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2019-20 Metropolitan Division Trade Deadline Preview

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images With just over a month left before the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline, teams from around the Metropolitan Division are looking at how best to position themselves for a postseason run or over the long run. While … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores Hat Trick In Victory Over The Islanders, Passes Mario Lemieux & Ties Steve Yzerman For 9th Place On The NHL All-Time Goals List

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin had another milestone-making game in Saturday’s 6-4 win over the New York Islanders. He is now in the Top 10, officially passing Mario Lemieux and tying Steve Yzerman for ninth place on the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Mario Lemieux For Career Goals

Alex Ovechkin scored his 690th NHL career goal against the New York Islanders Saturday afternoon at Nassau Coliseum.  The goal allowed him to tie Mario Lemieux for tenth place on the All Time list for career goals.

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Becomes 10th Rookie Goaltender In NHL History To Win 9+ Consecutive Wins; Breaks Franchise Record

The Washington Capitals 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils Thursday night was a big one that included an Ovechkin hat trick. However, goaltender Ilya Samsonov had a big night too. He has become the 10th rookie goaltender in NHL … Continue reading

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Throw the Hats! Alex Ovechkin Completes Hat Trick on Beautiful Feed From Tom Wilson

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After scoring two goals in the first period of the Capitals’ Thursday night victory against the New Jersey Devils to reach his 15th consecutive 30-goal season, Alex Ovechkin needed to light the lamp once more … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Host “HockeyTalks” Mental Health Awareness Night

Photo: Capitals In partnership with Medstar Health, the Washington Capitals hosted their first “HockeyTalks” Mental Health Awareness Night as they clashed with the New Jersey Devils on Thursday. The initiative is to raise awareness and help end the stigma around … Continue reading

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