Category Archives: Players
Putting It Home Against the Pens: Tom Wilson Has Scored More Goals Against the Penguins Than Any Other Opponent In His Career
Screenshot: ABC/ESPN Tom Wilson broke Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith’s shutout bid in the third period of the Washington Capitals’ nationally-televised tilt against their longtime rivals from the Steel City.
John Carlson Scores Goal In Return to Lineup, Three Months to the Day of Serious Head Injury
Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson wasted no time making an impact in his return to the lineup against the Chicago Blackhawks, picking up his ninth goal of the 2022-23 season.
Washington Capitals Honor Alex Ovechkin For Becoming the Second-Highest Goal-Scorer in NHL History
NHL The Washington Capitals honored captain Alex Ovechkin for his historic milestone of becoming the National Hockey League’s second, all-time leading goal scorer, after The Great Eight passed NHL great Gordie Howe earlier this season.
Magical Moment in Minnesota: Alex Ovechkin, Kirill Kaprizov Meet With Eight-Year Old Landen Hoffmann After Caps-Wild Tilt
Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is well-known for his charitable work with the various youth hockey players and children in the DMV. On Sunday, Ovechkin and the Capitals invited a special guest to their game against the Minnesota … Continue reading
Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goals #818 and #819 Against Wild, Continues Perfect Minnesota Points Streak
Photo: Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin scored two more goals in the Capitals 5-3 loss to the Wild on Sunday. The goals were Ovechkin’s 38th and 39th of the 2022-23 season and 818th and 819th goals of his NHL career. He … Continue reading
“It’s A Different Kind of Wear On The Body And Mind”: John Carlson Details Journey Back From Serious Injury
Screenshot: Washington Capitals The night on which Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the NHL’s second all-time leading goal scorer was also one in which the team lost top defenseman John Carlson after the former first-round pick was struck in … Continue reading
No Pot O’ Gold Here: Capitals Fall to Blues, 5-2; Martin Fehervary & Nicklas Backstrom Score
Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the St. Louis Blues by a score of 5-2 Friday night at Capital One Arena. The loss dropped the Capitals’ record to 33-30-7 and 73 points on the season. … Continue reading
Rasmus Sandin Leaves Game Against Buffalo Sabres With Knee Injury After Blocking Shot
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals defenseman Rasmus Sandin left Wednesday night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres with what appeared to be a knee injury. The injury occurred at the end of the second period.
This One’s For You Dad! Washington Capitals Kick Off Mentors’ Trip With Win on Long Island
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals kicked off their 2023 Mentor’s Trip with a resounding 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders at UBS Arena on March 11. The “W” comes as the team is fighting to remain in the … Continue reading
Nicklas Backstrom Moves Into Top 10 In Games Played Among Swedish-born Players
John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images While it took a long time, Nicklas Backstrom’s return to the Washington Capitals’ lineup was a welcome one earlier in the year. No. 19 is already one of the best players in the history of … Continue reading