Category Archives: Washington Capitals

Michal Kempny Out “Indefinitely”

Photo: Sportsnet Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden that defenseman Michal Kempny, who suffered a lower-body injury after wrestling with Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette in a scrum during the second period of the Capitals’ 5-4 overtime loss to the … Continue reading

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Nova Caps Mailbag: Your Questions About Tampa Bay, The Slingshot Formation, and Brooks Orpik’s Stickwork

In the midst of a busy stretch of games, including some so-called measuring stick contests, we dipped into the old NoVa Caps mailbag to answer your questions.

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Minnesota at Washington Preview: Capitals Host Wild On Friday

Photo: Daily Herald The Washington Capitals will face the Minnesota Wild for the second and final time this season at Capital One Arena on Friday. The last time these teams saw each other was on November 13 at Xcel Energy … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Picking Up The Pace After Slow Start

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images For Washington Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky, the 2018-19 season has been a tough one. It was a slow start for the left winger after coming off of the Stanley Cup Championship.

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Todd Reirden On Michal Kempny Injury: “He’s Going To Miss Some Time”

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny left during the second period of the team’s 5-4 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night with a lower-body injury after Lightning forward Cedric Paquette took him down … Continue reading

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Wednesday Night Hockey Preview: Lightning Hit The District For The First Time This Season

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals host the Tampa Bay Lightning for the lone time this season when the Bolts come to town on Wednesday night for the first time since Game 6 of last year’s Eastern Conference Final. … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile – Alexander Semin

Photo: Dilip Vashwanat/Getty Images In the early years of the Alex Ovechkin era, the Capitals’ now-captain was one of two prominent goal scorers on the team that would eventually form the nucleus of the team’s core. The other, Alexander Semin, … Continue reading

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Capitals Dominate Devils, 4-1; Brett Connolly Scores 20th Of The Season

Photo: Andy Marlin/Getty Images The Washington Capitals concluded their four-game Eastern Conference road trip with a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Tuesday night. The win put the Capitals two points ahead the New York … Continue reading

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Christian Djoos To Return To Capitals’ Lineup Against Devils

Defenseman Christian Djoos will suit up for the first time since February 23 when the Washington Capitals visit the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night at 7:30 PM ET (can be seen on NBC Sports Washington or NBCSN nationally). He … Continue reading

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With the 2018-19 Regular Season Inching Closer to an End, the Washington Capitals Are Showing a Well-Balanced Offensive Attack

The Washington Capitals are pushing hard for the postseason with a well-balanced offensive attack. Continue reading

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