Tag Archives: 2018 Winter Olympics

US Women’s Team Drops Canada to Win Olympic Gold

Photo: Eurosport In case you missed it, the U.S.’s women’s hockey team defeated Team Canada. USA finally got the better of the two hated rivals to win their first gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games in two decades. The … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Tuesday’s Capitals Morning Skate in Winnipeg: Who Will Be Scratched? And Is Alex Ovechkin Watching This Year’s Olympics?

The Washington Capitals hit the road to begin a four-game road trip in which three of those four contests will come against teams in the Central Division. First up is a Tuesday night contest with the second-place Winnipeg Jets. Prior … Continue reading

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Wojtek Wolski’s Long Journey To the Canadian Olympic Team

Wojtek Wolski, who played with the Washington Capitals during the 2012-2013 season, was selected to the Canadian Olympic team for 2018.  The news was announced on January 11.  The news of his selection is even more amazing considering what he  … Continue reading

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Team USA Announces 2018 Olympic Roster

Photo: Tori Hartman During the second intermission of the NHL Winter Classic, a ceremony took place as Team USA announced their roster of players who are going to be donning the red, white, and blue at the 2018 Winter Olympics … Continue reading

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Report: Hershey Bears’ Chris Bourque to Play in 2018 Winter Olympics for Team USA

Daniel Zampogna/PennLive.com With NHL players prohibited from participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, hockey fans will be forced to watch players from the AHL on AHL contracts (among others) play for the Gold Medal. One such … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Wednesday’s Capitals Morning Skate: Update on T.J. Oshie, Prep for Blackhawks, Plus Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov React to Russia Olympic Ban

The Capitals hit the Kettler ice on Wednesday morning to prepare for tonight’s game with the Chicago Blackhawks. Tonight will be the fourth game of a season-long five game homestead for the Capitals. Washington has won five of their last … Continue reading

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Celebrating 100 Years of the NHL; Gary Bettman and NHL GMs Meet

Gary Bettman spoke to the media on the latest topics around the NHL Continue reading

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Nike Unveils 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Jerseys​

On Sunday morning, the Hockey News revealed the jerseys for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, which will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 13 countries will participate in the event: the United States, Canada, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links – Friday, 9/15/2017

Fallout from the Ovechkin statement, day one of training camp, preliminary lines and pairs, media day at Kettler, Holtby and Bowey previews and much more in tonight’s Capitals links: 

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Statement from Alex Ovechkin on 2018 Winter Olympics

Washington Capitals’ star winger Alex Ovechkin said in a statement released Thursday night that he is disappointed in the decisions reached by the IOC, IIHF and NHL regarding the NHL’s ruling not to send players to the 2018 Winter Olympics … Continue reading

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