Tag Archives: Nick Jensen

Defensive Dip: Examining The Capitals Defensemen’s Performance Over The Past 5 Games

Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images Prior to yesterday’s 2-1 overtime win against the New Jersey Devils, the Capitals were struggling defensively, giving up 17 goals against over three games, a concerning 5.66 goals against per game average.

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Capitals Defense: Individual Player Performance After 34 Games

The Washington Capitals have now played 34 games of their abbreviated 56-game regular season schedule. Our last review of the Capitals’ defense was conducted back on March 3, after the first 24 games, or when 40+ percent of the season … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin (Lower Body) And T.J. Oshie (Personal Reasons) Miss Practice, Capitals Call-up Garrett Pilon, Mike Sgarbossa: News From Tuesday’s Capitals Practice

The Capitals returned to work on Tuesday, following a couple of days-off on Sunday and Monday. The team will practice again tomorrow before they begin their two game set with the New Jersey Devils on Thursday at Capital One Arena. … Continue reading

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Capitals Down Flyers, 5-4; Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal #716

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 Saturday evening at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The Capitals jumped out to a 2-0 lead after 20 minutes of play, but the Flyers … Continue reading

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Capitals Defense: Individual Player Performance After 24 Games

The Washington Capitals have now played 24 games of their 56-game regular season schedule. Our last review of the Capitals’ defense was conducted back on February 12, after the first 12 games and 20+ percent of the season were complete. With … Continue reading

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Capitals Shoot Down Flyers, 3-1; Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal #714

Photo: Len Redkoles/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Sunday evening at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Following a first strike by the Flyers, the Capitals answered with goals from Alex Ovechkin, Dmitry Orlov … Continue reading

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Number One For No. 3! Nick Jensen Scores His First Goal As A Washington Capital Against the Philadelphia Flyers

Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images Since being acquired by the Washington Capitals from the Detroit Red Wings on February 22, 2019, defenseman Nick Jensen had played in 108 games in the Red, White, and Blue, all without scoring a goal. … Continue reading

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Tiger On A Roll: Lars Eller Scores Goal Against Boston Bruins, Keeps Point Streak Going

Center Lars Eller is one of the Washington Capitals’ most valuable forwards, able to play in multiple situations if called upon. While he is not a solely offensive-minded player, the former first-round pick of the St. Louis Blues has been … Continue reading

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The Emergence Of Nick Jensen

Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen has certainly seen his share of ups and downs since joining the Capitals back in February of 2019. The often-maligned bottom blue liner has made his share of mistakes on the back end, and taken … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Will Start Tonight; Ilya Samsonov Will Return To Washington Today: News From Capitals Morning Skate

After a day off on Wednesday, the Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex Thursday morning for final preparations ahead of tonight’s tilt with the Buffalo Sabres. Puck drop is set for just after 7:00 p.m. Here’s the latest from MedStar:

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