Category Archives: NHL

Special Delivery and Ovi-O’s on Aisle 8! Alex Ovechkin Delivers Boxes of Special Ovi-O’s Cereal to Local Elementary School and Hospital, Works a Shift at D.C. Giant Food Ahead of Cereal’s Release

Photo: Washington Capitals During his 14 seasons thus far in Washington, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has become a fixture when it comes to giving back to the community and making a difference. With the anticipated release of a special “Ovi-O’s” … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov: “Kuznetsov Made A Mistake… But Life Does Not End”

Photo: Fedor Uspensky Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov gave an extensive interview with Mikhail Zislis of Sports Express on September 8, 2019. The interview covered a wide range of topics, including the Capitals early exit from the playoffs last season, … Continue reading

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Many Goals Scored and 30 Years Ago: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 1989-90 Season

Photo: NHL For most of the 1970’s, the Capital s were a terrible team who usually finished dead last in their division and often dead last in the league as a whole. The team didn’t qualify for the playoffs until the … Continue reading

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Four Female Officials to Work NHL Prospect Tournament, See NHL Action for the First Time

Photo: NHL Over the years, the NHL has seen a number of individuals break barriers, whether it be the legendary Willie O’Ree break the NHL’s color barrier, Wayne Gretzky shatter what was once thought to be unbreakable records, or players … Continue reading

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CBA Talks: Where Do Things Currently Stand Between the NHL and NHLPA In Regards to the Next CBA?

Over the last couple of weeks, the collective bargaining agreement talks have heated up between the league owners and Players’ Association.  The current CBA was signed back in January 2013 and is set to expire on September 15, 2022.

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“He’s the Reason I have a Ring”: Former Capitals Teammates Believe Devante Smith-Pelly will Get Another Chance At an NHL Role

During the Capitals’ run to their first Stanley Cup championship in 2018, arguably no player was seen as more of a “hero” in the team’s 24-game playoff run than right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, who, on a one-year, $650,000 contract, scored … Continue reading

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Positive Developments Will Come to Light at the 2019 Washington Capitals Training Camp

The Washington Capitals should have many positive notes as training camp approaches. Continue reading

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March to More Milestones: Washington Capitals Milestones in Sight During the 2019-20 Season

Photo: Chris O’Meara/Associated Press During the 2019-20 season, several players on the Capitals’ roster could reach career milestones in various statistical categories, including Games Played, Goals, Assists, and Points. As they achieve these milestones, they will move up on All-Time … Continue reading

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It’s About Time – Standardizing Rink Sizes in The KHL To Be More Consistent with NHL

In the United States and Canada, the standard size of a hockey rink is 200 feet by 85 feet or, as expressed in metric terms, 61 meters by 26 meters, with a corner radius of 28 feet or 8.5 meters.  … Continue reading

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Next In the Sweater Number Line – Alexander Alexeyev Set to Join Long List of Players Who Have Donned No. 27 For The Capitals

This past Sunday, Washington Capitals defensive prospect Alexander Alexeyev took part in the 11th Annual NHL Players Association Rookie Showcase, which features many of the top rookies in the league held this year the Capitals’ practice facility, MedStar Capitals Iceplex, in Arlington, … Continue reading

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