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NEWARK, N.J. - Braden Holtby made 21 saves, Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and an assist and the Washington Capitals continued to roll with a 4-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. Alex Ovechkin added a spectacular unassis...Upvote Share Tweet
Alex Ovechkin and John Wall trade ugly sweaters in Caps-Wizards holiday videowashingtonpost.com Dec 19 (yesterday)Seasons greetings from the Capitals and the Wizards, who have produced this holiday video spectacular. You should absolutely watch it on loop all weekend. The video features Alex Ovechkin in a John Wall sweater, and John Wall in an Alex Ovechkin sweater…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Trading Hall would do little to help Oilers long-term improvementthehockeynews.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)The Edmonton Oilers firing of head coach Dallas Eakins prompted speculation over potential roster changes. It’s believed Oilers management will consider all options going forward, including the possibility of trading star left wing Taylor Hall. TSN’s Da…Upvote Share TweetNick Bjugstad scored the game-winning goal in the longest shootout in NHL history to lift the Florida Panthers over the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Tuesday night.Upvote Share TweetLet’s just hope that with a new network and two new teams this “all-access” Winter Classic show trumps the sleep-inducing one we watched for four weeks last year. Yeah, you can only work with the cards you’re dealt, so EPIX should be able to put togethe…Upvote Share Tweet
Alex Ovechkin wears a John Wall jersey and meets Marcin Gortat at Wizards gamewashingtonpost.com Dec 15 (6 days ago)Capitals star Alex Ovechkin has been to Wizards games before. In 2009, he met LeBron James after a Wizards win over the Cavaliers. The following year, he wasn’t even the most noteworthy local pro to attend a Wizards-Lakers game, with newly signed Jayson…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Dec 14 (6 days ago)According to a report from a Czech publication Sunday, veteran NHL goalie Tomas Vokoun, who won 300 regular-season games over 15 seasons with five teams, is retiring at age 38. “I think I can be proud of the career I had,” Vokoun told iSport.cz reporter…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 14No. 1 Star: Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals Backstrom’s natural hat trick powered the Caps over their former Southeast Division rival the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-2. Backstrom scored twice in the second period and 2:17 into the third. Alex Ovechkin…Upvote Share Tweet
Ovechkin makes 8-year-old’s wish come true with heartwarming goalthehockeynews.com Dec 12Like a lot of children, 8-year-old Lauren Santora loves Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin. Unfortunately, Santora has had to spend much of her life watching her favorite player from the hospital. Santora has Type 1 diabetes, a debilitating disea…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Dec 11Mike Babcock is vehemently denying rumors he’s on the verge of re-upping with the Detroit Red Wings as the highest-paid coach in the NHL and GM Ken Holland isn’t saying much of anything one way or the other. So where does that leave us? Well, your trust…Upvote Share Tweet
Braden Holtby and Alex Ovechkin help Capitals beat Lightning 5-3 to sweep 3-game road tripNHL.com Dec 9TAMPA, Fla. - Braden Holtby made 33 saves, Alex Ovechkin scored twice to break out of a four-game drought, and the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Tuesday night to complete a perfect three-game road trip. Washington al...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Dec 9TAMPA -- Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored his 250th NHL goal 47 seconds into the second period against the Washington Capitals at Amalie Arena on Tuesday. Stamkos took a centering pass from Ryan Callahan and sent a wrist shot ar...Upvote Share Tweet
Beagle, Kuznetsov score in 2nd period, Holtby stops 33 shots as Capitals beat Devils, 4-1NHL.com Dec 6NEWARK, N.J. - Jay Beagle and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 3:25 apart in the second period and Braden Holtby stopped 33 shots to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. Karl Alzner and Brooks Laich a...Upvote Share Tweet
NHL, Capitals unveil refurbished street hockey rinkNHL.com Dec 5WASHINGTON -- The unveiling of the refurbished Watkins Rush Rink brightened a dreary Friday morning in southeast Washington, D.C. Twelve Watkins Elementary School students slipped on the deep red sweaters that the Washington Capitals will wear...Upvote Share Tweet
Hartley picks up 400th win, honored with fire helmetthehockeynews.com Dec 5Like many teams, the Flames have their own post-game congratulatory badge of honor. The Washington Capitals have the Abe Lincoln hat and beard, the Chicago Blackhawks have a championship belt, and Calgary? Well, they’ve got a fire helmet. After last nig…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL and Washington Capitals refurbish rink as part of 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Legacy InitiativeNHL.com Dec 5The National Hockey League and Washington Capitals refurbished 'Watkins Rush Rink,' a street hockey rink at the Watkins Elementary School and Recreation Center in Southeast Washington, D.C. as part of the NHL's Legacy Initiative, an on-going phila...Upvote Share Tweet
Bure and Ovechkin: 702 games, three goals apart. Who’s better?thehockeynews.com Dec 4Don’t you love it when a perfect comparison delivers itself to you on a plate? Credit to a Reddit user named ‘Nuppa Nuppa’ for pointing this out. Alex Ovechkin played his 702nd career game this past Saturday in Toronto. In doing so, he equalled Pavel Bu…Upvote Share Tweet
Elevated Plays Of The WeekDec 18Check out some of the best goals, saves and hits from this week in the NHL.
SportsCenter's Inside The NHLDec 16John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside react to the latest round of players diagnosed with the mumps, examine the lack of buzz about the upcoming Winter Classic and try to figure out what's gotten into the red-hot Maple Leafs.
Panthers Beat Caps In Longest NHL Shootout HistoryDec 16Nick Bjugstad scored the game-winning goal in the 20th round of the shootout as Florida beat Washington 2-1.
Elevated Plays Of The WeekDec 11Check out some of the best goals, saves and hits from this week in the NHL.
Dallas Mavericks frontrunners for Jermaine O'Neal after Rajon Rondo acquis…Dec 19The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O'Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.
A New NFC West RivalryDec 19RENTON, Wash. — Remember, oh, about three long months ago, when 49ers-Seahawks was the best rivalry in the NFL? The Niners are 7-7, oddly out of the playoff hunt, and are 1-5 against Seattle since late in 2012. So, is it really such a great rivalry now,…
Source: Seahawks extend Avril four yearsDec 19The Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension worth $28.5 million, with $16 million guaranteed, a source confirmed to ESPN...
Rajon Rondo trade from Boston Celtics to Dallas Mavericks 'on course' to h…Dec 18A source with knowledge of the Rajon Rondo trade talks says a "deal is on course to happen tonight."