Category Archives: Washington Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom Turns 30

30 years ago today, November 23, 1987, Capitals’ star center Nicklas Backstrom was born in Valbo, Sweden to Anders and Catrin Backstrom.  Anders was a longtime defenseman for the Brynas IF hockey team in the Swedish Elite League.

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Vrana Sends Capitals Past Senators

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals were back in action after losing to the Flames by a 4-1 count on Monday against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday at Capital One Arena. The Capitals defeated the Senators by a final … Continue reading

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The Capitals Look to Cut Inconsistencies Against Senators

The Capitals continue their four-game homestand with their annual Thanksgiving eve contest at Capital One Arena. A mere one point separates these teams in the standings for the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. The Capitals will host the … Continue reading

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Highlights from Barry Trotz’s Radio Interview on the Sports Junkies

Capitals head coach Barry Trotz was a guest on 106.7 The Fan’s “Sports Junkies” on Wednesday morning. On the show, Trotz talked about a variety of topics including why he hasn’t placed Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin on the same … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Tuesday’s Capitals Practice: After Struggles Continue, Any Line Changes?

After a brilliant performance on Saturday night, the Capitals hoped to continue their home ice November dominance last night. After Lars Eller scored the game’s first goal just 1:02 in, it looked like the Caps picked up where they left … Continue reading

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Capitals Lines for Monday’s Morning Skate to Prep for Flames

The Capitals look to continue their home dominance tonight as they host Jaromir Jagr, Troy Brouwer, and the Calgary Flames. The team held a morning skate on Monday to prepare for tonight’s game. Here are what the lines look like. 

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Capitals Look to Continue Home Dominance against Flames

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals play the second game of a four-game homestand against the Calgary Flames on Monday night. This will mark the final time these two teams meet this season as Calgary took a 2-1 decision at the … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals – First Quarter Review – 2017-2018

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty With the Washington Capitals having played 21 games during the 2017-2018 season, it is time to do a quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the first quarter of the … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Capitals’ Sunday Practice at Kettler: *Checks Fridge*, Any Djoos?

ARLINGTON, VA– After a thrilling win over the Wild, the Capitals hit the ice Sunday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, to begin preparations for their game Monday night against the Calgary Flames. 

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Capitals Lines from Saturday’s Morning Skate

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals look to turn things around on their home ice tonight against the Minnesota Wild. Prior to tonight’s contest, the team had a morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Here’s what the lines looked like. 

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