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Boston College won its 20th Beanpot tournament in 64 years last night, with Minnesota prospect Alex Tuch firing a seeing-eye shot in overtime for the only goal in a 1-0 overtime win over archrival Boston University. On the international scene, two Five …Share Tweet
Alex Ovechkin seems to enjoy playing on Super Bowl Sundaywashingtonpost.com Feb 8 (yesterday)Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal in the Capitals’ 3-2 win over the Flyers on Sunday, marking the second consecutive year that Ovechkin, who has reached that milestone in each of his first 11 seasons, did so on the day of the Super Bowl. The Capitals c…Share TweetNHL.com Feb 7 (3 days ago)WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin became the third player in NHL history to reach 30 goals in each of his first 11 seasons, and Braden Holtby made 33 saves as the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Sunday. Ovechkin joined Wayne ...Share Tweet
This is how the Caps convinced the NHL they’re for realwashingtonpost.com Feb 7 (3 days ago)Disbelief is one of life’s great motivators. For proof, look at the local football team, which lapped up predictions of its incompetence and then happily belched them back at the world following this season’s shocking division title. The Capitals better…Share Tweet
P-A Parenteau is winning Toronto’s trade deadline derbythehockeynews.com Feb 5 (5 days ago)When the Toronto Maple Leafs put together their first-ever roster under new GM Lou Lamoriello, the tea leaves were pretty easy to read: hot young prospects such as William Nylander and Mitch Marner would not be rushed up to the majors, but a cohort of v…Share Tweet
Barry Trotz imagines an NHL future without fightingwashingtonpost.com Feb 1Barry Trotz’s Capitals were one of the last teams this season to pick up a fighting major, setting a team record for the longest season-opening stretch without a fight. “We don’t like fighting,” Trotz told my colleague Isabelle Khurshudyan in November. …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 31NASHVILLE – Dylan Larkin’s earliest memories of Jaromir Jagr are of the 43-year old during his time with the Washington Capitals. The Detroit Red Wings rookie was five-years old during Jagr’s first season in DC. Now, at 19, Larkin found himself playing …Share TweetNHL.com Jan 30NASHVILLE -- Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby grew up watching a generation of NHL goaltenders who were phenomenal stick-handlers. The list includes: Martin Brodeur, Patrick Roy and Marty Turco. "Those guys, that was part of the game...Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 30NASHVILLE – When Barry Trotz was hired to coach the Washington Capitals in the summer of 2014, young forward Evgeny Kuznetsov heard his new bench boss had trouble mining offense out of forwards – specifically young Russians. The stigma came from Trotz’s…Share Tweet
15 numbers about the Capitals’ freakishly good first halfwashingtonpost.com Jan 29Here’s a by-the-numbers look back at the Capitals’ dominant first half of the season, which featured individual and franchise records, milestones and a lot more winning than losing. 35 wins through 47 games, something only nine other teams in NHL histor…Share Tweet
Capitals' Backstrom the 'quietest superstar' in the NHLNHL.com Jan 28ARLINGTON, Va. - Nicklas Backstrom is the point-a-game playmaker who toils in the large shadow of Washington Capitals teammate Alex Ovechkin, goal-scoring rock star and a constant headliner on the NHL's marquee. So, it's not surprising the un...Share TweetWashington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin won’t be the only player skipping the All-Star Game, nor will he be the only one facing a one-game suspension for doing so. The Blackhawks announced Thursday that Jonathan Toews is out of the All-Star Game wit…Share Tweet
Caps all-star Evgeny Kuznetsov celebrates gorgeous assist with dab-like movewashingtonpost.com Jan 28With the Capitals trailing the Flyers 3-2 early in the third period of Wednesday’s overtime loss at Verizon Center, Evgeny Kuznetsov appeared to be tripped in the offensive zone. Kuznetsov voiced his displeasure with the officials during the next stoppa…Share TweetNEW YORK, N.Y. - Evgeny Kuznetsov will replace Washington Capitals teammate Alex Ovechkin, and James Neal of the Nashville Predators will replace Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks at this weekend's NHL All-Star Game. Ovechkin pulled ou...Share Tweet
The Capitals’ next challenge: Staying dominant without getting boredwashingtonpost.com Jan 27For two months, the Washington Capitals couldn’t lose. For at least two weeks now, Washington won’t win. The best first half of a season in Caps history just got saddled with an odd addendum: a 14-day snow-assisted pause, interrupted only by Wednesday’s…Share Tweet
Around the League notebook: Saturday, Jan. 23NHL.com Jan 24WINTER STORM FORCES POSTPONEMENTS The severe winter storm impacting the East Coast has required the postponement of three games: * Friday's game between the Capitals and Ducks at Verizon Center in Washington * Saturday's game between the Isl...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.