Category Archives: Washington Capitals

New Face on the Stage: Inside Garrett Pilon’s NHL Debut Against the Philadelphia Flyers

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The announcement prior to the Washington Capitals’ Saturday night game against the Philadelphia Flyers that former third-round draft pick Garrett Pilon was added to the active roster, becoming the latest Capitals prospect to don the … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Goalie Helmet: Braden Holtby Fan Puts New Spin on “Goaltending Helmet”

Photo: Ashley Cappetta When one thinks of NHL hockey fans in the state of Pennsylvania, people donning the apparel of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers likely come to mind. However, there are always exceptions to the rule, and one … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson on Monday’s “Routine Hockey Scrum”: “You’re Taught To Stand Up For Your Goalie, So That’s What I Was Doing”

On Friday, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson spoke to the media following morning skate. He discussed the aftermath and reactions since Monday’s game against the New York Rangers and reiterated that he is “good to go” for tonight’s game against … Continue reading

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For Coach: T.J. Oshie Scores Hat Trick in Capitals’ Emotional 4-2 Win Over Rangers

Photo: Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images Emotions were already running high during Wednesday’s Washington Capitals and New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden. Forward T.J. Oshie had himself a night, scoring a hat trick in the 4-2 win in … Continue reading

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This One’s For Coach: T.J. Oshie Scores In First Game Since the Passing Of His Father

Washington Capitals Washington Capitals Right Wing T.J. Oshie returned to the ice on Wednesday night against the New York Rangers for the first time since the death of his father Tim “Coach” Oshie. While the emotions running high from Monday … Continue reading

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Brawl On Broadway Part II: Capitals, Rangers Drop The Gloves One Second Into Chaotic First Period

After Monday night’s dramatic 6-3 win over the New York Rangers in which Right Wing Tom Wilson found himself in the crosshairs of the National Hockey League and the Rangers themselves, there was little doubt that there would be fireworks … Continue reading

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Lars Eller on Capitals’ Monday Scrum with Rangers: “I Could Find You Several Clips Of Similar Situations…It Happens Frequently, But It’s Not Being Put Into Context In This Situation”

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals center Lars Eller spoke to the media and discussed his thoughts on the scrum that occurred during Monday’s game against the New York Rangers and why the situation about forward Tom Wilson is being “blown out … Continue reading

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“We Are Extremely Disappointed”: New York Rangers Release Statement Condemning NHL For Not Suspending Capitals’ Tom Wilson for “Horrifying Act of Violence”

After the ice chips had settled and the Washington Capitals’ chaotic game against the New York Rangers on Monday night was over, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety fined Capitals right wing Tom Wilson $5,000 for his involvement in a … Continue reading

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Says Capitals Are “Working Through Things Inside The Room” Regarding Evgeny Kuznetsov, Ilya Samsonov

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette spoke to the media following today’s optional practice at Madison Square Garden. He discussed forward Tom Wilson’s $5,000 fine, the status of center Evgeny Kuznetsov, and goaltender Ilya Samsonov, his condolences to … Continue reading

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Brawl on Broadway: Scramble In Front of the Capitals’ Net Leads To Two-Team Brawl

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having lost captain Alex Ovechkin after one shift, with two forwards and a defenseman already out of the lineup, the team would require grit and grind from the rest of the lineup to … Continue reading

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