Category Archives: Players

Capitals Acquire Fifth-Round Pick From Golden Knights In Exchange For Chandler Stephenson

Photo: Bleacher Report The Washington Capitals traded forward Chandler Stephenson to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, the team announced on Monday night.

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Report: Capitals Trade Chandler Stephenson To Golden Knights

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals traded forward Chandler Stephenson to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger.

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Nicklas Backstrom Confirms He’s Negotiating New Contract On His Own: “I Feel Like I Have A Good Enough Relationship With This Organization”

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom confirmed on Monday that he has parted ways with his agent and is negotiating a new contract by himself. The 32-year old is in the final year of a 10-year, $67 million contract, and extension … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Have Trade In Place For Chandler Stephenson, Possibly With Golden Knights

Photo: NHL.com According to David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period, the Washington Capitals have a deal in place to trade forward Chandler Stephenson, possibly with the Vegas Golden Knights.

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Throw the Teddies! Hershey Bears Conduct Annual Teddy Bear Toss Game, Set New World Record (Again)

Caroline O’Connor/Hershey Bears/Great Save Productions While every game in the Hershey Bears’ season is one to look forward to in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the team’s annual Teddy Bear Toss Game is one that holds extra meaning for fans and the team … Continue reading

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Steel City? Injuries Continue To Pile Up For Penguins

Photo: Zimbio Some more tough news came out of Pittsburgh on Sunday morning as the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that defenseman Brian Dumoulin will be out at least two months after he had surgery to repair lacerated tendons in his left … Continue reading

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Add Another to the Books! Alex Ovechkin Reaches New Milestones In Capitals’ 5-2 Victory Over Detroit Red Wings

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images In the Washington Capitals 5-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night, on a night in which he scored a hat trick, Alex Ovechkin achieved several new personal milestones, adding to a long list … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Hat Trick in Victory Against the Detroit Red Wings

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images With a goal in the Capitals’ 4-3 overtime victory on Friday, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was just three goals shy of reaching the 20-goal plateau yet another time in his storied NHL career. Just one … Continue reading

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Hockey Tough: Former Capitals Defenseman Matt Niskanen Gets Hit in the Face By a Shot, Returns to Game Action

Photo: Philadelphia Flyers For five seasons, defenseman Matt Niskanen patrolled the Washington Capitals’ blueline, and was a key component of the Caps’ 2018 Stanley Cup victory. Signed as a free agent in the summer of 2014, Niskanen was dealt to … Continue reading

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D.C. Stands For Dangle City: Alex Ovechkin Dances Around A Florida Panthers Defender For 16th Goal of the Season

Having struggled to get a victory since their 5-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on November 18, the Capitals needed to have a good start to their Wednesday night tilt against the Florida Panthers, on a night where the team … Continue reading

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