Category Archives: Washington Capitals

News and Notes from Thursday’s Capitals Morning Skate at Florida: A New Look Defense

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals headed down to Florida following a loss Tuesday night to the Lightning. The Capitals will take on the Florida Panthers Thursday night as newly acquired Michal Kempny makes his Caps debut. The team held a … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Jakub Jerabek from the Montreal Canadiens

Source: Last Word on Hockey The Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Jakub Jerabek from the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday afternoon. Washington sent their 2019 fifth round pick to Montreal for the 26-year old blueliner. 

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Blue Jackets Claim Taylor Chorney Off Waivers

During yesterday’s optional skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Washington Capitals welcomed new defenseman Michal Kempny who was acquired from the Blackhawks in exchange for a third round pick in the 2018 draft. Taylor Chorney was absent and later we … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Looks for Redemption Tonight

Braden Holtby has not had the season that he nor the Capitals had envisioned. After two straight seasons of success that featured a 48-win season that tied record of the legendary Martin Brodeur and led to a Vezina trophy in … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Tuesday’s Capitals Optional Skate at Kettler: There’s a New Defenseman in Town

Photo: @Capitals After a much-needed win over the Buffalo Sabres to wrap up the four game road trip, the Washington Capitals head back home for a brief stop. On Tuesday night at Capital One Arena, the Caps will take on … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Ban Fans Who Racially Taunted Devante Smith-Pelly

Some action has consequences and so do words. On Saturday night in Chicago, Devante Smith-Pelly headed to the penalty box. While in the box, four fans yelled racial slurs at Smith-Pelly, chanting “basketball, basketball, basketball”. Those fans were quickly ejected … Continue reading

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Capitals Foil Sabres, 3-2; Alex Ovechkin Scores 35th Goal of the Season

Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 in a Presidents Day matinee matchup on the shores of Lake Erie, reclaiming the top spot in the Metropolitan Division. The game was a nice response … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson is Having His Best Season in Washington

Tom Wilson entered the season with more expectations placed on him. With the departure of Justin Williams and other key players to free agency, the fifth-year pro had some big shoes to fill. After spending his first four seasons as … Continue reading

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Capital One Arena: Thoughts From A Season Ticket Holder

Monumental Sports and Entertainment  With a recent announcement from Capitals Majority owner Ted Leonsis that Capital One Arena will be undergoing renovations over the offseason, and the updated season ticket prices announced by the Capitals for next season, NoVa Caps’ … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Sunday’s Capitals Practice in Buffalo: A Good Luck Charm in Attendance and Devante Smith-Pelly Speaks After Last Night’s Fan Incident

Photo: @JoeYerdon After an embarrassing 7-1 loss to the Blackhawks on Saturday night the Washington Capitals headed to Buffalo. On Sunday afternoon the team held a practice looking to correct the mistakes they made last night and turn their focus … Continue reading

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