Capitals fans create Ice Cheetah mascot head in honor of Jason Chimera
washingtonpost.com Updated Jan 22 (3 days ago)
Capitals forward Jason Chimera has always been one of the fastest skaters in the NHL, a skill that earned him the nickname “Ice Cheetah” roughly four years ago. Capitals fan Alex Georgiadis, who first saw Chimera referred to as the Ice Cheetah on the po…Upvote Share Tweet
Throwback Thursday: A Capitals losing streakwashingtonpost.com Jan 22 (3 days ago)Things had been going so well for the Capitals. A torrid December, a healthy beginning to January, and they were rolling toward the all-star break, if not at a faster pace than last year, with a little more swagger, for what that’s worth. Then suddenly,…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jan 20 (4 days ago)Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin has been a central force in Washington’s success thus far this season, and even in a losing cause Tuesday against the Oilers, the Russian star showed his force is sometimes too much for goal cameras when he’s blasting pucks…Upvote Share Tweet
Purcell helps Oilers rally past Capitals 5-4 in shootoutESPN.com Jan 20 (4 days ago)Purcell helps Oilers rally past Capitals 5-4 in shootoutUpvote Share Tweet
Getting To Know: Clint Malarchukthehockeynews.com Jan 18 (7 days ago)Status: Former NHL goaltender from 1981-1992 for Quebec, Buffalo and Washington. Recently published an autobiography titled “The Crazy Game.” DOB: May 1, 1961 In: Grand Prairie, Alberta First Hockey Memory: “Was up north in Grand Prairie, Alberta, going…Upvote Share TweetJames Neal scored twice and the surging Predators spoiled coach Barry Trotz's return to Nashville, beating the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jan 16NASHVILLE, Tenn. - James Neal scored twice and the surging Predators spoiled coach Barry Trotz's return to Nashville, beating the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. Seth Jones and Mattias Ekholm had the ...Upvote Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Jan 15Before the Wizards, Capitals and Maryland basketball team all won in a rare D.C. sports trifecta on Wednesday, Nationals fans learned that they were losing longtime reliever and two-time all-star Tyler Clippard, who was traded to Oakland for infielder Y…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jan 15Almost 11 months after Nicklas Backstrom’s drug scandal ordeal began in Sochi, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have acknowledged what everyone seemed to kn…Upvote Share Tweet
Maybe you could hide Jason Chimera’s blood behind Paul Pierce’s glasseswashingtonpost.com Jan 15The Wizards and Capitals both secured emotional, impressive wins over bitter rivals on national television Wednesday night. There were many heroes. Then, the players talked to the media. And during this part, there were only two main heroes: Jason Chime…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Matt Niskanen throw the biggest hit of the seasonthehockeynews.com Jan 15Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen isn’t exactly known as a big hitter, but on Wednesday night, he lined up Philadelphia Flyers center Scott Laughton and delivered a hit so big one could have sworn it was a young Scott Stevens lowering the boo…Upvote Share TweetMike Green has been an integral part of the Washington Capitals for years, pushing the pace from the blueline and racking up points as a sort of “fourth forward.” And what does he get for his efforts? Head-hunting from his own teammates, that’s what. Go…Upvote Share TweetCapitals shut out Flyers 1-0 in Holtby's 20th straight startUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 13The buzzer sounded to end the second period. Alex Ovechkin had given the Washington Capitals a 2-1 lead over the Colorado Avalanche, and they managed to maintain it into the third. There were 20 minutes left in regulation; but even if the game went to o…Upvote Share Tweet
Post Sports Live: Redskins hire new GM, Caps gain momentumwashingtonpost.com Jan 13The Washington Post’s Neil Greenberg, Marissa Payne and Dan Steinberg join host Gene Wang to discuss the Redskins’ offseason priorities under new general manager Scot McCloughan, preview the AFC and NFC championship games, and analyze the recent play of…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 13No. 1 Star: Martin Jones, Los Angeles Kings Jones made 19 saves on 19 shots as the Kings shut out the Toronto Maple Leafs, 2-0. Anze Kopitar and Marion Gaborik had the goals; Kopitar and Jeff Carter had two points. No. 2 Star: Braden Holtby, Washington …Upvote Share Tweet
Ovechkin's power-play goal in 2nd period gives Capitals 2-1 win over AvalancheNHL.com Jan 12WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin scored a tiebreaking power-play goal late in the second period to help the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Monday night. Jay Beagle also scored and Braden Holtby stopped 31 shots to earn his 2...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 12The Colorado Avalanche enter Washington to face the Capitals on Monday night just four points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference, which is pretty remarkable given it’s the Western Conference and the Avalanche were written off as early as No…Upvote Share Tweet
Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov responds to Alex Ovechkin’s friendly fire with a jock strapwashingtonpost.com Jan 12Sports sure are fun when you’re winning, as evidenced by the Capitals, who have earned points in 16 of their past 17 games. Last week, Alex Ovechkin interrupted teammate Evgeny Kuznetsov’s postgame interview by shouting that his fellow Russian couldn’t …Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jan 12ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Justin Peters from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned goaltender Pheonix Copley to Hershey, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLel...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jan 11Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard was placed on injured reserve Sunday, the Red Wings announced. Goalie Tom McCollum was recalled from Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League. Howard left the game Saturday against the Washington Capitals...Upvote Share Tweet
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