Aug 16, 2011, 6:16 PM EST
NHL.com provided a list of 15 players from the East who will under big-time pressure next season, but here’s nine more who will face intense scrutiny.
Jul 20, 2011, 10:00 AM EST
Sure, it’s early, but if you’re wondering which players might be the big fish of free agency in 2012, this post provides the pending unrestricted free agents for next year.
Jul 14, 2011, 11:32 AM EST
The Capitals are wise to resist the urge to “blow things up” after a few disappointments, as owner Ted Leonsis points out that their window to win a title could be open for “10-15 years.”
Apr 14, 2011, 2:23 PM EST
Five quick thoughts on what went down in last night’s opening games of the NHL Playoffs highlighting Detroit and Pittsburgh’s killer cool, Vancouver’s need to stay sharp, and the Caps looking different than last year.
Apr 13, 2011, 3:29 AM EST
Time for us to put our money where our mouth is and our mouth and our money are banking on chalk to carry the day into the Stanley Cup final where one team will win their first ever Stanley Cup.
Apr 11, 2011, 5:16 PM EST
The Rangers and Capitals get it on again in the playoffs only this time some of the players and the circumstances have changed. We take a look at who we think wins this series and want to know who you think takes it.
Feb 24, 2011, 6:05 PM EST
On Sunday March 13th, NBC’s Game of the Week will feature the Chicago Blackhawks trying to earn their way into the playoffs in Washington against the Capitals.
Feb 6, 2011, 11:20 AM EST
While we know about how the Caps offense has struggled to get things done this year, their goaltending has been the unsung hero of the season.
Jan 31, 2011, 6:16 PM EST
Here’s some fodder for Alex Ovechkin/Capitals haters: the Russian star is struggling to put up the same numbers against elite teams as he does against weaker clubs.
Jan 13, 2011, 5:32 PM EST
Brooks Laich puts “bad luck” at the top of the list of reasons why the Caps aren’t winning as much. Well that’s a new excuse at least.
Dec 31, 2010, 12:00 PM EST
What are we looking out for in the Winter Classic tomorrow? We’ve got five things that make a lot of sense.
Nov 29, 2010, 9:30 AM EST
Who scored the goal of the week for November 22-28: Jody Shelley, Jamie Benn, Dany Heatley, Alexander Semin, Jason Spezza, Lee Stempniak or Taylor Hall?
Nov 26, 2010, 10:56 PM EST
Check out a video clip of Alexander Semin’s natural hat trick from this afternoon’s 6-0 thrashing of the Lightning.
Nov 23, 2010, 11:59 AM EST
How would you handle your third straight loss and second straight 5-0 loss on the road? Getting caught within earshot of the head coach having a laugh with your opponent might not be at the top of the list.
Nov 16, 2010, 3:26 PM EST
It’s safe to say that Alex Ovechkin is a big star. Understatement of the year, we know. Not too many players get a DVD dedicated to them done up by the NHL by Ovechkin’s got one out now titled “Alex Ovechkin: The Gr8″ that looks at the Alex Ovechkin you don’t know. The guy who,…
Nov 16, 2010, 12:00 AM EST
While the hats aren’t flying at a record pace, NHL players are earning far more hat tricks than usual. Learn more about these trends after the jump.
Nov 15, 2010, 1:03 PM EST
Carey Price leads the way after being named NHL’s number one star this week.
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The way the Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin and Alex Semin have been teaming up this year is the sort of thing that gets Capitals fans dreaming of the Stanley Cup. While you might assume that Semin would be feeding Ovechkin passes for goals, the reality is that it’s been exactly the opposite this year with Ovechkin…
Nov 12, 2010, 3:30 PM EST
It seems like no lead is safe against the Washington Capitals this season.
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It might take you a few replays to realize how impressive Mike Knuble’s goal was last night. The man just knows how to score goals, folks.
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The best of Alex Semin’s night in the form of two videos … click on “Read More” to watch his great assist on an Alex Ovechkin goal.
Nov 11, 2010, 9:56 PM EST
While Alex Ovechkin and Steve Stamkos played well, Alex Semin stole the spotlight with an impressive five-point performance that included a hat trick. Read more about an exciting game after the jump.
Nov 7, 2010, 8:00 PM EST
Rookie goalie Sergei Bobrovsky did a heck of a job merely getting the Philadelphia Flyers into overtime, but eventually the high-powered Washington Capitals’ power play was too much for him. Mike Green scored a power-play goal in overtime to give the Capitals the win, powering them to a narrow lead over the Flyers for the…
Nov 6, 2010, 12:12 AM EST
Sure, it’s not shocking to see Steve Stamkos, Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin high on the list of the NHL’s list of leading goal scorers. But could guys like co-leader Brandon Dubinsky remain high on the list too? Let’s take a look.
Oct 25, 2010, 11:30 AM EST
To celebrate the best moments of each week, we’ll put up a poll to see which goal/save/whatever was the most amazing of a given seven days. We might not always have one per day and sometimes there will be more than seven to choose from, but all you need to do is vote for your…
- Report: Rob Blake would be Brendan Shanahan’s first choice to replace Dave Nonis 5
- Bettman would be ‘kicking and screaming’ before NHL jerseys have ads 16
- Comparing the records of all 30 teams in the last two months 59
- Lightning ride Paquette’s first hat trick to Atlantic lead 8
- Price wins goalie duel vs. Lundqvist as Habs edge Rangers 4
- Leafs’ luck: Bernier gives up long distance goal, things unravel in third 20
- AHL announces new Pacific Division — who could go west next? 36
- Babcock didn’t think Wings would be ‘near where we’re at’ 16
- Brodeur announces retirement, leaves ‘the game with a big smile on my face’ 16
- NHL on NBCSN: Sharks’ ‘dog fight’ continues vs. red hot Ducks 5