BUFFALO – In what has become an annual event, the Chicago Blackhawks have done a summer dismantling of their team in an effort to fit their roster under the salary cap. Along with the Carolina Hurricanes, the Montreal Canadiens are the beneficiaries. An…Share Tweet
Eller craves stability after trade to CapitalsNHL.com 15 hours agoARLINGTON, Va. - When Lars Eller was playing for the Montreal Canadiens, he was a man without a position whose name was constantly bandied about in trade talks. He wasn't comfortable. Following a trade to the Washington Capitals, Eller kno...Share TweetLAS VEGAS, Nev. - Braden Holtby won the Vezina Trophy on Wednesday night as the top goalie in the NHL. The Washington Capitals netminder equalled a single-season record with 48 wins to lead his team to the Presidents' Trophy as the league's t...Share Tweet
Penguins raise Stanley Cup banner against Capitals, teams announce home-openersthehockeynews.com Jun 20Sidney Crosby’s Pittsburgh Penguins will celebrate their 2016 Stanley Cup victory with a banner-raising ceremony in front of one of the Penguins, and Crosby’s, greatest rivals: Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. It will be the second Stanley Cup…Share TweetCapitals' Alzner has surgery for sports herniaShare Tweet
Ovechkin, Crosby, and Malkin are most famous hockey players in the world, ESPN study saysthehockeynews.com Jun 3They’re not in the same category as international sports luminaries like Cristiano Ronlado or LeBron James, but three NHLers cracked ESPN’s list of the most famous athletes in the world. ESPN’s analytics team created a formula that combined elements suc…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 31PITTSBURGH – Penguins center Nick Bonino attracts clutch goals like a human magnet. He entered Game 1 of his first Stanley Cup final with three career overtime winners, including a series-clincher against the Washington Capitals in this year’s Metropoli…Share Tweet
AHL Calder Cup final preview: Lake Erie Monsters vs. Hershey Bearsthehockeynews.com May 30The first time AHL teams from Cleveland and Hershey played in a Calder Cup final was 75 years ago, when the Barons beat the Bears in five games. Now, during the league’s 80th anniversary celebrations, the Cleveland-based Lake Erie Monsters will try to t…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 27The 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 Tweetthehockeynews.com May 24Matt 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 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.