Category Archives: NHL

Tom Wilson Scores First Goal Since Returning to the Lineup, Assisted By Nicklas Backstrom

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington Tom Wilson scored his first goal of the 2022-23 regular season in the second period of the Washington Capitals’ January 16 game against the New York Islanders.

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Nic Dowd Leaves Game Against Islanders With Lower-Body Injury, Will Not Return

The Washington Capitals not only found themselves down by two goals entering the first intermission of their January 16 game against the New York Islanders, but also down a Center in the form of Nic Dowd.

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Flyers Clip Capitals, 3-1; Alex Ovechkin Ties Mike Gartner For Most 30-Goal Seasons In NHL History

Photo: @Capitals/Twitter The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 3-1 ¬†at Capital One Arena on Saturday. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 23-16-6 and 52 points on the season. Goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 22 … Continue reading

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A Field Trip For the Ages: Arlington Public Schools Attends Capitals Practice, Celebrate Alex Ovechkin’s Historic Season

Photo: Washington Capitals On Friday, school children from five elementary schools in Arlington, Virginia, attended the Washington Capitals’ practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex to celebrate captain Alex Ovechkin’s historic season thus far.

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Same Ol’ Nicky: Nicklas Backstrom Records First Regular Season Point in Second Game Back This Season; First Point in 264 Days

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In his second regular season game played since April 28, 2022, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom recorded his first point of the 2022-23 season against the Philadelphia Flyers.

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Game No. 500 in the City of Brotherly Love: Capitals’ Trevor van Riemsdyk to Play 500th NHL Game Against Brother James

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk will take the ice tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers for his 500th career game in the NHL. To add to the milestone, he will be facing brother James, who is a … Continue reading

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A Look at Tom Wilson & Nicklas Backstrom’s Returns in Capitals’ 1-0 Win Over Blue Jackets

Photos: John McCreary/Scott Taetsch/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals earned a 1-0 shutout victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets Sunday evening at Capital One Arena. The win wasn’t pretty overall, but it felt better with the returns of right-wing … Continue reading

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Pregame Pals Are Back! T.J. Oshie & Tom Wilson’s Famous Capitals Warmup Routine Returns

Screencap: @Capitals/Twitter After 42 games into the 2022-23 campaign, the Washington Capitals will have right-wing Tom Wilson and center Nicklas Backstrom make their season debuts Sunday evening against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Capital One Arena. The famous pregame ritual … Continue reading

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Winning on a Waiver and A Signing Success: Nicolas Aube-Kubel Scores in Consecutive Games, Sonny Milano Notches 100th Career Point

Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals will welcome back lineup linchpins Tom Wilson and Nicklas Backstrom in the not-too distant future, but since the beginning of the 2022-23 season, the club has received contributions from throughout the lineup to cushion … Continue reading

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All-Star Eight: Alex Ovechkin Passes Teemu Selanne in Points With Goal Against Blue Jackets

Ben Jackson/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored a power play goal in the team’s 6-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on January 5. In doing so, he moved up yet another NHL record book.

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