Category Archives: Offense

Capitals Hold off Late Maple Leafs Rally, Win 4-3

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After a lopsided loss to Andre Burakovsky and the Colorado Avalanche on Monday evening, the Capitals looked to bounce back with a better performance against a Toronto Maple Leafs team playing the second of a … Continue reading

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John Carlson Passes Sergei Gonchar on the Capitals’ All-Time Scoring List for Defensemen, Now Fourth All-Time

Washington Capitals Entering the 2019-20 season, Capitals defenseman and new alternate captain John Carlson looked to build upon a career-best 70-point campaign in 2018-19, for which he finished fourth in Norris Trophy voting. Through eight games, Carlson’s scorching hot start … Continue reading

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Boiling Hot Boyd: Travis Boyd On A Tear Since Return to the Hershey Bears, Scores Four Goals On Four Shots

JustSports Photography/Hershey Bears After the addition of a number of bottom-six forwards to their roster during the 2019 offseason, the Capitals found themselves with a logjam of players vying for a roster spot before, during, and even after training camp … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Passes Luc Robitaille On All-Time Power Play Goals, Reaches and Approaches Other Milestones in Loss to Nashville

Frederick Breedon/Getty Images While the Capitals’ 6-5 loss to the Nashville Predators ended in less than spectacular fashion, there were a few bright spots in the contest, including continued production from blueliner John Carlson, and more notably, two power play … Continue reading

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Birdman Back in Action! Evgeny Kuznetsov Scores In First Game Back From Three-game Suspension

Throughout the last several weeks and during his three-game suspension, Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov showed remorse and expressed consistently his desire to right the ship and show he is capable of being a consistent presence in the Washington lineup. And … Continue reading

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Alexander Alexeyev Scores First Professional Goal on First Career Shift in Hershey Bears’ Game Against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

JustSports Photography/Hershey Bears While forward Garnet Hathaway was busy scoring his first goal as a member of the Washington Capitals, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Capitals 2018 first-round pick Alexander Alexeyev was busy making a first impression of his own for the … Continue reading

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He’s Baaaack! Alex Ovechkin Scores in First Period of Season Opener, 10 Goals Shy of Moving into 12th All-Time

Patrick Smith/Getty Images After scoring 51 goals in the 2018-19 regular season and his Capitals suffering a heartbreaking loss in their first round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was bound to come into the 2019-20 … Continue reading

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Red-Hot Prospect: Caps’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Nets Hat Trick and Two Assists, Continues Hot Start to the Season

Photo: London Knights Capitals 2019 first-round pick Connor McMichael arrived to his first training camp with the Capitals with much fanfare and after a strong performance during his first taste of NHL action, the young center has already started the … Continue reading

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Bottom Six Battleground: Travis Boyd Scores Second Preseason Goal in First Period Against St. Louis Blues, Bottom-six Roster Spot Competition Heating Up

Heading into the final days of training camp/the preseason, the Capitals’ coaching staff’s most pressing decisions will involve deciding which players earn a spot on defense, and which forwards will earn a spot among the bottom-six forward group. And through … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Records Slick Assist, Third-Round Pick Aliaksei Protas Scores Goal and Adds Helper in Second Period of The Team’s First Preseason Tilt

Photo: @Capitals While there was bound to be a number of prospects watched during the preseason, perhaps some of the most anticipated were the Capitals’ 2019 draft class, including centers Connor McMichael and Aliaksei Protas. With solid offensive production in … Continue reading

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