Tag Archives: Sidney Crosby

Gr8 Endurance: Appreciating Alex Ovechkin’s Longevity Compared to His Peers – 2021-22 Preseason Edition

NHL The 2021-22 season is Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin’s 17th season in the National Hockey League (NHL). And even now, at the relatively advanced age (in hockey player terms) of 36, it is still not unreasonable to expect him … Continue reading

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Hockey and All That: Pre-Training Camp Edition

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The offseason between the 2020-2021 and 2021-22 seasons continues to be eventful. It has included additional player signings and acquisitions and other news since NoVa Caps’ previous light-hearted summary of the offseason events in early August. … Continue reading

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Sidney Crosby Says He Hopes Alex Ovechkin Breaks Wayne Gretzky’s All-Time Goals Record

Photo: NHL via Getty Images It’s seems hard to believe, but this season will be the 17th season in which Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby have done battle against each other in the NHL. And, although they have been fierce … Continue reading

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Sidney Crosby Undergoes Wrist Surgery, Will Miss A Minimum Of Six Weeks

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Pittsburgh Penguins general manger Ron Hextall announced on Wednesday that captain Sidney Crosby underwent a successful wrist procedure earlier in the day. The 34-year-old center will miss the start of training camp and is expected … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Fate Of The Long Term Contracts Signed Before The Last Collective Bargaining Agreement

Photo: Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post When the salary cap was instituted in the NHL, owners and players often signed players to extra-long contracts in which the last few years carried a significantly lower salary so that the average value of … Continue reading

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Penguins’ Sidney Crosby Added To NHL’s COVID-19 Protocol

Photo: NBC Sports According to TSN’s Frank Seravalli, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was added to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list and will not suit up in the team’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday … Continue reading

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A Prime Time Winter Classic: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals @ Pittsburgh Penguins – January 1, 2011

Jamie Sabau/Getty Images North America The 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic game between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins that took place on New Year’s Day 2011 was a greatly-hyped game. In just three years of existence, the Bridgestone NHL … Continue reading

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Recap Of The Last 20 Years Of The NHL Entry Draft

Photo: @Capitals In our latest post to prepare you for next week’s draft, NoVa Caps examines the NHL entry drafts of the current millennium, gives a short summary of each year and a tag line, many times based on who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie: “The Moms Don’t Really Get Enough Credit, But They’re The Ones That Really Deserve The Thank You’s.”

Today is Mother’s Day and Sportsnet released a video of NHL players recalling their best hockey mom stories and saluting the one who gives so much love and support. Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie was featured in the video. We’ll … Continue reading

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NBCSN To Re-air Capitals’ Stanley Cup-Clinching Game 5 Win At Golden Knights At 9 PM ET On Thursday

Photo: Gary A. Vasquez/USA Today As part of “Hockey Week in America” while the NHL is paused due to the coronavirus outbreak, NBCSN will re-air the Washington Capitals‘ Game 5 victory against the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2018 Stanley … Continue reading

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