Tag Archive | "Washington Capitals"

San Jose Sharks trade Brenden Dillon to Washington Capitals

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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The San Jose Sharks have traded D Brenden Dillon to the Washington Capitals in exchange for two draft picks.

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Stanley Cup Odds Update at the NHL All-Star Break

Thursday, January 23, 2020

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by OddsShark (@OddsShark) The Tampa Bay Lightning got off to a slow start to the 2019/20 campaign, but a surge heading into the NHL’s all-star break has boosted them into a tie with the Washington Capitals as +800 co-favorites on the Stanley Cup odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Lightning enter the break with…

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Washington Capitals re-sign C Nicklas Backstrom to five-year contract

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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The Washington Capitals all-time leader in assists has re-signed with the club. C Nicklas Backstrom went pen to paper re-signing his contract to a five-year, $46-million deal.

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Alex Ovechkin benches Zdeno Chara

Thursday, January 10, 2019

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This isn’t something you see everyday. Washington captain Alex Ovechkin had his way with Boston captain Zdeno Chara in Thursday’s game between the Capitals and Bruins. During a first-period sequence at TD Garden, Ovechkin used some inhuman strength to dump the 6′ 9″, 250 lbs Boston blueliner into the Washington bench. Here’s the video: You almost…

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Alex Ovechkin applauds Carey Price after sensational save

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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Real recognizes real. It was a battle of two NHL superstars Monday evening in Montreal. Alex Ovechkin and Carey Price were duelling all night as the Habs and Capitals clashed at the Bell Center. The Washington captain got two goals past Price and came very close to completing the hat trick. With the clock ticking…

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Tom Wilson scores in first game back from suspension

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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Tom Wilson is back to being Tom Wilson. The Washington Capitals power forward returned to the lineup Tuesday evening against the Minnesota Wild after having his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 games. Wilson has already served 16 games of his suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist…

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Evgeni Malkin ejected for hit on T.J. Oshie

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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Evgeni Malkin was one angry Penguin Wednesday evening in Washington. The Pittsburgh forward was assessed a match penalty for a hit to the head of Capitals’ forward T.J. Oshie. It looks like Malkin caught Oshie with an elbow to the head. Oshie was skating towards Malkin as it happened. The game was tied 1-1 in…

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Evgeny Kuznetsov snipes goal from insane angle

Saturday, October 13, 2018

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Evgeny Kuznetsov is on a different level this season. The 26-year-old Russian forward is establishing himself as one of the most dynamic and electric players in the game on a Washington squad that already boasts the immensely talented Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Kuznetsov showed off his ridiculous skill with a wicked no-look snipe from…

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Marchand will not face Supplemental Discipline for Incident with Eller

Thursday, October 4, 2018

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Brad Marchand will reportedly not face any discipline for his controversial fight against Lars Eller on Wednesday. The fight seemed to have been instigated by Marchand, considering he started throwing punches before Eller’s gloves were off. The blows left a nasty cut on Eller’s forehead and drew comparison to Max Domi’s sucker punch on Aaron…

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Tom Wilson suspended 20 games

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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The NHL has dropped the hammer on Tom Wilson. The Capitals’ forward has been suspended 20 games for a blindside hit to the head of St. Louis Blues centre Oskar Sundqvist during a preseason game on Sunday. Washington’s Tom Wilson suspended twenty games for an Illegal Check to the Head on St. Louis’ Oskar Sundqvist.…

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