Category Archives: NHL

Jakub Vrana: What Will His Next Contract Look Like?

Washington Capitals forward Jakub Vrana will be a restricted free agent this summer. Continue reading

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Reinvented and Effective: Tom Wilson’s Transformation As A Player A Highlight of the 2018-19 Season

Photo: Adam Hunger/Associated Press While the Capitals’ season ended in less than spectacular fashion, it was not without bright spots. One such highlight was the career season put on by right wing Tom Wilson, who bounced back from an early-season … Continue reading

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What Went Wrong: Why Did the Capitals Suffer a First-Round Stumble Versus the Carolina Hurricanes?

In round 1, the Washington Capitals were upset by the youthful Carolina Hurricanes. Continue reading

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Five Capitals Will Head To World Championships

Photo: Sportsnet Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, center Evgeny Kuznetsov, and defenseman Dmitry Orlov will represent Russia at the IIHF World Championships while forwards Jakub Vrana and Dmitrij Jaskin will do the same for the Czech Republic. The tournament will … Continue reading

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Who Now, If At All? A Rooting Case For and Against The Remaining Teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Steve Babineau/NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals eliminated from the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, their fan base has a decision to make: Should they “forget” about hockey until the Draft, or should they choose to root for … Continue reading

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Capitals Exit Pressers: Todd Reirden and Brian MacLellan Speak to the Media

Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden and General Manager Brian MacLellan meet with the media. Continue reading

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“I Don’t Know the Cut-off Date”: John Carlson on Alex Ovechkin’s Consistency, First Round Exit, Worlds, and More

Photo: Sherry Burruss With the Capitals’ season officially over the players and staff arrived at MedStar Capitals Iceplex for the annual “exit interviews” before the team goes their separate ways for the summer and offseason. Defenseman John Carlson gave his … Continue reading

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“Personally I Have to Be Better”: Alex Ovechkin on His Playoff Performance, Another Team Lifting the Stanley Cup, the Capitals’ First Round Exit, and More

Photo: @Swhyno With the Capitals’ season officially over, the team’s players and staff gathered at MedStar Capitals Iceplex for their annual Exit Interviews, talking to the media before heading their separate ways for the summer and offseason. Always a favorite … Continue reading

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Round 1, Game 7 Preview: The Capitals Will Look to Eliminate the Storm Surging Hurricanes On Home Ice

The Washington Capitals will take on the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 on Wednesday evening in Washington D.C. Continue reading

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Downed But Still Not Out: With Title Defense Hopes on the Line on Wednesday, Caps Must Rely On Experience From the Last Year to Win Game 7

Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images While there wasn’t a whole lot to like about the Capitals’ 5-2 Game 5 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night in Raleigh, the positive that can be taken from the lopsided defeat is that … Continue reading

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