Category Archives: NHL

Penguins Acquire Jason Zucker From Wild In Exchange For Alex Galchenyuk, Cale Addison, Conditional First-Round Pick

Photo: TribLive The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Monday night that they have acquired forward Jason Zucker from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for center Alex Galchenyuk, defenseman Cale Addison, and a conditional 2020 first-round pick. If the Penguins miss the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov Leaves Game Against Islanders With Upper-Body Injury; Questionable To Return For The Third Period

Washington Capitals’ center Evgeny Kuznetsov left Monday’s game during the second period against the New York Islanders after a collision with Islanders’ center Leo Komarov. He was questionable to return but ultimately did not for the third period. The Capitals … Continue reading

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Bonzai Snatches Victory From Defeat: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders – February 3, 1996

NHL Before the arrival of Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals’ game-breaking franchise player came in the form of Peter Bondra.  Bondra’s heroics were displayed on many occasions, including in a game against the New York Islanders on February 3, 1996, one … Continue reading

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NHL Trade Deadline Rumors And News: Lightning In The Market For Defenseman

With the NHL Trade Deadline now just 15 days away, here are the latest news and rumors from around the NHL:

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Coronavirus Causing Problems With League Stick Supplies

The Boston Globe discussed the impact that the coronavirus, an infectious disease that has been deadly in China, is having for players around the NHL with NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire, equipment managers, and players around the league. Three-quarters of … Continue reading

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Flyers Crush Capitals 7-2 in Matt Niskanen’s Return to D.C.; Martin Fehervary Picks Up First NHL Point

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers 7-2 Saturday night at Capital One Arena, in a game in which the team welcomed back former defenseman Matt Niskanen. 

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Capitals Honor Matt Niskanen With Tribute Video During TV Timeout

As has been the case with several players and three coaches in the last two seasons, the Capitals paid tribute to another member of the team’s 2018 Stanley Cup-winning team on Saturday night with a tribute video to Philadelphia Flyers … Continue reading

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Early Bonzai Birthday Present – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning – February 5, 1994

NHL Capitals great Peter Bondra was long considered the best offensive player and player overall in franchise history before the emergence of Alex Ovechkin. During his prime years, Bondra was an offensive dynamo and a weapon for Washington every night. … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Ask PNC Arena Landlord To Contribute $200-250K For Potential 2021 Stadium Series Game

Photo: Dennis Cox The Carolina Hurricanes wrote a request to the Centennial Authority that the landlord of PNC Arena, their home, would contribute $200-250K to help lock up an NHL Stadium Series game next January or February at Carter-Finley Stadium … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records 27th Career Hat Trick Against Los Angeles Kings, Moves Closer to 700 Goals

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Since before and after the All-Star break, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been the NHL’s hottest player. Ending the two games before the All-Star break with consecutive hat tricks, the Capitals’ captain for was named … Continue reading

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