thehockeynews.com Updated May 27 (yesterday)
The Hershey Bears may have to play Game 5 of their Calder Cup playoff series on Sunday without the services of defenceman Madison Bowey. Bowey was ejected from Game 4 on Friday night after catching Toronto Marlies forward Kasperi Kapanen with an elbow t…Share Tweet
thehockeynews.com May 24 (5 days ago)Matt Murray’s play has helped the Pittsburgh Penguins get by the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals, and now Mike Sullivan is hoping Murray can keep his magical post-season going because the Penguins coach has decided to turn back to the 21-year-o…Share Tweet
Ted Leonsis Gets Roasted By Bloggerdeadspin.com May 19The following is the most satisfying three-act play you will ever witness, in which Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis attempts to make a crack about Yahoo’s decline and dragged out sale process, and gets positively roasted by Puck Daddy proprietor G…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 19Well it's that time of year again: The Washington Capitals are out of the playoffs and many people have seemingly decided that the best way for them to improve is to trade the guy who has led the league in goal-scoring for each of the last four seasons.…Share TweetThe Penguins took a 2-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference final with a convincing Game 3 victory on Wednesday night, and that means GM Jim Rutherford’s bunch is only two wins shy of winning the Eastern Conference and six victories away from taking h…Share Tweet
Down Goes Brown: Five legends who waited longer than Alex Ovechkin to win a Stanley Cupthehockeynews.com May 18Alex Ovechkin has been under the spotlight for the past week, following the premature end to the Washington Capitals’ dominant season at the hands of Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He’s been criticized for a lack of production at key moments…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Thomas Greiss’ success means Jaroslav Halak could hit the trade marketthehockeynews.com May 18Goaltender Thomas Greiss’ solid performance filling in for sidelined starter Jaroslav Halak could spell the end of the latter’s tenure with the New York Islanders. Newsday’s Arthur Staple reports Isles GM Garth Snow sang Greiss’ praises, suggesting he’s…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 16So the Toronto Marlies are off to the Eastern Conference final in the American League as the executives with the big team tap the tips of their fingers together, their plan falling perfectly into place. Mitch Marner and his London Knights made a mockery…Share Tweet
Let’s not try to settle the Crosby vs. Ovechkin debate until their careers are overthehockeynews.com May 14Can we put the Sid vs. Ovie debate to bed until their careers are completed? Please. The truth is, at this stage of their careers, there is no correct answer to the debate. If the matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals in the se…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Big decisions loom in Dallas as Stars seek goaltending upgradethehockeynews.com May 14The Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators and Washington Capitals are the latest to join the list of playoff casualties. Their early exits from the postseason makes them fodder for offseason trade and free-agent speculation. Shaky goaltending was the prime …Share Tweetyahoo.com May 13As the Stanley Cup Playoff games have gotten bigger, jersey fouls have continued to get better. Even though there are just four teams remaining, fans across the hockey world have continued to submit hilarious fouls to us. Washington Capitals forward Evg…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 13(Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hated them the mo…Share Tweet
Report: Giroux to undergo surgery to repair hip injury, sports herniathehockeynews.com May 12Flyers captain Claude Giroux had an underwhelming playoff performance, registering just one assist as Philadelphia was sent packing in six games by the Washington Capitals. The belief was Giroux’s lack of production was due to an injury, and though he d…Share Tweet
Puck over glass rule in desperate need of reformthehockeynews.com May 11I’ve never been a fan of the puck over glass penalty rule. It’s always felt as though the punishment dwarfs the crime, especially when compared to other infractions that either get penalized with an identical two minute minor or not at all. Screaming ca…Share TweetTuesday night was a terrible night to be a Washington Capitals fan. Wednesday will be an even worse day to be one. And the coming days, both in the short- and long-term in the off-season, will be tinged with regret and lamentations about what might have…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 11PITTSBURGH – “We lost in the second round. It sucks." That was Alex Ovechkin after Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, speaking tacitly in the visitors’ locker room at CONSOL Energy Center. I’ve listened to Ovechkin speak after a playoff e…Share TweetNo. 1 Star: Nick Bonino, Pittsburgh Penguins The center scored the series-winning goal at 6:32 in overtime to propel the Penguins to the conference final with a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals. No. 2 Star: Phil Kessel, Pittsburgh Penguins Phil The …Share TweetESPN.com May 11Rapid Reaction: Pittsburgh Penguins 4, Washington Capitals 3 (OT)Share Tweet
How The Hell Did Jay Beagle Make That Game-Saving Block?deadspin.com May 11The Pittsburgh Penguins dispatched the Washington Capitals 4-3 in overtime tonight in Pittsburgh, weathering a furious third-period comeback and eventually winning on a Nick Bonino tap-in. However, it could have ended earlier in overtime, had Jay Beagle…Share Tweet
Ovechkin Extends League Lead In GoalsMar 19Alexander Ovechkin scored his 46th and 47th goals of the season in the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Wild to extend his league lead in goals.
Capitals Edge Sabres In ShootoutMar 16Evgeny Kuznetsov's shootout goal lifted the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Sabres.
Caps Stop Bruins' Hot StreakMar 15Braden Holtby had 32 saves in Washington's 2-0 win over Boston, which ended the Bruins' five-game winning streak.
Elevated Plays Of The WeekMar 13Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.