Category: Washington Capitals

Do the Washington Capitals have another late season run in them?

Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

It took a miraculous stretch of wins for the Washington Capitals to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs last season, after beginning the 2012-13 short campaign sluggishly, and under the guidance of first time head coach Adam Oates. But the…

Washington Capitals: Marcus Johansson named to Team Sweden

Marcus Johansson, Washington Capitals.

Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin was pulled from Olympic participation yesterday due to injury. Initial reports out of Sweden had Calgary Flames centre Mikael Backlund replacing Sedin; those reports were false. It will be Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals…

Washington Capitals cling to playoff spot despite average results

Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals.

Perhaps the most grateful of all teams in the NHL’s easy going Eastern Conference is the Washington Capitals. Despite going 3-3-4 in their last ten games, including a 2-1 Sunday shootout loss to the lowly Buffalo Sabres, the Caps continue…

Washington Capitals: Tom Wilson obliterates Brayden Schenn

Recent history between the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers is laden with violence and heartbreak. In a game earlier this season, amidst a severely lopsided Caps victory, a brawl materialized in the third period after Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds went…

Washington Capitals forward Martin Erat wants to be traded

Washington Capitals logo. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

His time as a member of the Washington Capitals has been short and uneventful. Today, the story broke that Caps forward Martin Erat has asked to be traded. His agent confirms: Martin Erat's agent confirms that they have requested a…

Washington Capitals land top spot in the Metropolitan Division

Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals

Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh is what the preseason pickers were confidently predicting when faced with the task of determining who would win the Metropolitan Division this season, and they may very well have all been correct. However, for the time being,…

Watch Malkin and Ovechkin singing in Olympic music video

Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals showed off their singing skills in a recent promotional video for the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. It’s unclear whether the two NHL Hart trophy winners are lip-syncing, but the video is entertaining nonetheless.

*Former NHL players Pavel Bure and Alexei Yashin can also be spotted wailing away

 

 

 

Washington Capitals rookie Tom Wilson gets pie’d by Alex Ovechkin

While a hazing scandal rocks the National Football League, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin keeps rookie bullying safe (but not clean) by nailing first year teammate Tom Wilson in the the face with a pie. The incident occurred after Wilson…

NHL personalities tweet their mind about Ray Emery’s violent attack on Caps goalie Braydon Holtby

Ray Emery with the Chicago Blackhawks. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

If you don’t follow Kevin Paul Dupont on Twitter (@GlobeKPD), you are missing out. The Boston Globe writer is one of hockey’s most active and insightful social media personalities. Dupont combines his knowledge of sport, flair for word, and great…