Tag Archives: Matt Niskanen

Capitals Top The Avalanche 4-3 (OT)

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals¬†beat the Colorado Avalanche¬†4-3 (OT) Thursday night at Capital One Arena. The win improves the Capitals record to 30-18-6 (66 points) on the season. The Capitals return to the ice on … Continue reading

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Matt Niskanen, Pheonix Copley to Participate in Ceremonial Puck Drop at Congressional Hockey Challenge at Capital One Arena on Feb. 6

Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen and goaltender Pheonix Copley will participate in a ceremonial puck drop at the 2019 Congressional Hockey Challenge on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. 

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Images From Washington Capitals Practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex [Photos]

It’s been a tough week for the defending Stanley Cup Champions, as their losing streak has now stretched to a season-long four games, including a loss last night to former bench boss Barry Trotz. Regardless of the current rough patch, … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd, Dmitrij Jaskin Get Back In The Lineup in St. Louis; Vladimir Tarasenko Game-Time Decision For Blues

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals and St. Louis Blues clash for the first time this season at Enterprise Center in the first game of the Capitals’ three-game road trip. Action from St. Louis can be seen on NBC Sports Washington … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin To Skip All-Star Game To Take Full Advantage Of Capitals’ Bye Week

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will miss NHL All-Star Weekend in San Jose from January 26-27 to take full advantage of his team’s bye week, which will take place from January 24-31. Ovechkin, 33, was voted by the fans as … Continue reading

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Overcoming the New Year Adversity: What Can the Capitals Do To Get Back on Track in 2019?

How can the Capitals get back on the winning track to begin 2019? Continue reading

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Capitals Practice News Roundup: Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen Injury Updates

The Washington Capitals practiced at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Sunday afternoon in preparations for their game against the Nashville Predators tomorrow afternoon at Capital One Arena. Action can be seen on NBC Sports Washington starting at 12:30 PM Eastern. Here … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Morning Skate News Roundup: Matt Niskanen Out Day-To-Day

Photo: @JoeBpXp The Washington Capitals skated at Canadian Tire Centre this morning prior to their game against the Ottawa Senators in Kanata, Ontario. Action from the Canadian capital city will be at 7 PM Eastern and can be seen on … Continue reading

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Capitals Practice News Roundup: The Rotating Defense

The Washington Capitals held their first practice after the NHL’s holiday break on Friday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex before flying up to Ottawa, where they will face the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre for the second time in a … Continue reading

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Matt Niskanen Departs Game Against Carolina Hurricanes Following Face-first Crash Into the End Boards

While the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes following the Christmas break was cause for celebration, there came cause for concern in the third period of the game when Caps defenseman Matt Niskanen left the game following a scary … Continue reading

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