Category Archives: Players

With A Career Season in the AHL, What Does the Future Hold For Riley Barber?

Photo: Tori Hartman While the beginning of the season did not start well for the Hershey Bears, the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate, the latter part of 2018-19 has been a positive one for the Chocolate and White. In addition … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Two Goals and Reaches Two New Milestones

Alex Ovechkin scored two more goals in the Capitals 6-3 loss to the Lightning in Tampa Saturday night. Each goal was a new milestone for the “Great 8”.

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What A Rush! Capitals’ Line Rush of the Game: A Pair for “Conno”!

Photo: Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images With five goals in the Capitals’ 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night, there were plenty of plays and sequences to choose from for the Capitals’ Line Rush of the Night. However, … Continue reading

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Three Players To Watch As Capitals Visit Flyers On Thursday Night

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images As the Washington Capitals are in the city of Brotherly Love tonight taking on the Philadelphia Flyers, there are three players to be watching as they could be hitting yet more milestones. The team is hoping … Continue reading

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The Tom Wilson Effect: How One Player Lives in the Minds of His Opponents

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI Via Getty Images Capitals right wing Tom Wilson is a lot of things to the Capitals as a player: a hard worker, fantastic teammate, physical presence, defensive commodity, and offensive weapon. But to other teams, their players, … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov Reveals New Mask, Set to Debut Tomorrow

After a rough start to his first professional season in North America, Capitals’ goaltender prospect Ilya Samsonov has rebounded brilliantly in the latter part of the season, with his play helping the Hershey Bears to an 11-game winning streak at … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Gets NHL Point 1,200

He’s done it again. Another major milestone for the “Great 8”. In Tuesday night’s Capitals tilt with the Penguins, Alex Ovechkin registered the 1,200th point of his NHL career.

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GMBM on Ice: A Look At Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan’s NHL Career

Photo credit: Unknown Over the 100-plus years of the NHL’s existence, many former players have gone on to work for teams’ front offices in multiple roles, providing teams with a valuable amount of knowledge of the game of hockey and … Continue reading

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What A Rush! The Capitals’ Line Rush of the Game: “Hags” Away!

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images There were quite a few different rushes in the Capitals’ 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night that deserved a look at the Rush of the Night, but in the end it came … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Rod Langway

Photo: @Capitals One of the greatest defenseman in Washington Capitals franchise history, Rod Langway’s playing style, leadership, and persona earned him the nickname “Secretary of Defense”, and his arrival to the team in 1982 was franchise-changing.  In this latest Capitals … Continue reading

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