Washington’s Evgeny Kuznetsov has Russian intelligence on Barry Trotz
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There was a very distinct Russian clique at the NHLPA Rookie Showcase in Toronto this weekend, with Washington’s Evgeny Kuznetsov, Boston’s Alexander Khoklachev and the Tampa Bay duo of Vlad Namestnikov and Andrei Vasilevskiy. They hung out during media…Upvote Share Tweet
The top 10 players to watch in the Champions Leaguethehockeynews.com Aug 25 (yesterday)If you can’t wait for the NHL season to start, maybe turn your attention to Europe, where the Champions League is off and running. The super-sized tournament for club teams features squads from all over the continent and it’s more than just a place to f…Upvote Share TweetAfter owning the New York Islanders since 2000, Charles Wang is ready for the franchise to change hands. According to Arthur Staple of Newsday, Wang has agreed to sell the team to former Washington Capitals co-owner Jonathan Ledecky and investor Scott M…Upvote Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Aug 13Unlike potential future teammate Paul Bissonnette, Capitals star Alex Ovechkin’s Ice Bucket Challenge did not involve a helicopter and glacier water. Standing in a shower and wearing tight black shorts, Ovi dumped water on himself to raise awareness for…Upvote Share Tweet
Bruce Boudreau runs drills at Craig Laughlin’s hockey camp in Laurelwashingtonpost.com Aug 13There’s never a dull moment at Craig Laughlin’s Network Hockey camp at The Gardens Ice House in Laurel. On Tuesday, none other than former Capitals coach and current Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau stopped by to run drills with students, decked out i…Upvote Share Tweet
What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?thehockeynews.com Aug 12These truly are the dog days of summer. Players, GMs and coaches get their brief time off between the free agency boom and training camps. Media have time to do fun stuff like rank every logo in the NHL. With no hockey, we spend our nights watching Bach…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Mike Green’s future with Caps still cloudythehockeynews.com Aug 11Earlier this summer there was speculation the Washington Capitals would trade defenseman Mike Green. They enter this season with only a little more than $1 million in salary cap space and have been linked to abrasive checking-line forwards Paul Bissonne…Upvote Share Tweet
Alex Ovechkin is a big fan of #TweetLikeOviDaywashingtonpost.com Aug 11Friday was #TweetLikeOviDay, a silly holiday created by the funny folks at Russian Machine Never Breaks to celebrate Capitals star Alex Ovechkin’s silly style of tweeting. Why Friday? Because Friday was August 8th (8/8), Ovechkin wears No. 8 and #TweetL…Upvote Share Tweet
Leafs, Penguins among the NHL’s five most pressure-packed markets in 2014-15thehockeynews.com Aug 9The NHL has always been a pressure-packed league, but from year-to-year, some teams face more pressure than others. Which franchises are going to be dealing with an especially hot seat once the 2014-15 season begins? These five: 5. Washington Capitals. …Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Aug 8WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Julien Brouillette to a one-year, two-way contract worth US$600,000 at the NHL level. Brouillette, 27, made his NHL debut this past season for the Washington Capitals, recording a goal and a...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 8(Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …Upvote Share Tweet
Craig Laughlin hosts annual Network Hockey coaches vs. students gamewashingtonpost.com Aug 8The NHL season is still months away but there was still hockey to be played in the D.C. area on Thursday, as former Washington Capitals forward and longtime TV color commentator Craig Laughlin hosted his Network Hockey coaches vs. elite players game at …Upvote Share Tweet
Remembering the season the Capitals begged the NHL for helpthehockeynews.com Aug 7Machismo and bravado being what they are, there’s no way you’d see this headline in today’s NHL, no matter how poorly the Buffalo Sabres or Edmonton Oilers started a season. Washington Begs For Player Help That was the main headline in The Hockey News 4…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 7Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals spoke with Pavel Lysenkov of SovSport recently for another wide-ranging interview, one that covered everything from his injury at the world championships to asking Vladimir Putin for cars as gifts for his teammat…Upvote Share Tweet
Alex Ovechkin believes he can fly in Instagram videowashingtonpost.com Aug 7The last time we checked in on Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals star was riding the waves with his buddies in Saint-Tropez after Maria Kirilenko ended the couple’s engagement. With the season fast approaching, it appears that Ovechkin has found some time to …Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Aug 4As the NHL off-season drags on, former New York Rangers and Nashville Predators defenseman Michael Del Zotto remains unsigned. Only 24, Del Zotto is just two years removed from a 41-point performance with the Rangers in 2011-12. Unfortunately, his stock…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Just because Gardiner and Reimer are signed doesn’t take them off marketthehockeynews.com Aug 2The Toronto Maple Leafs recently avoided salary arbitration with defenseman Jake Gardiner and goaltender James Reimer. Gardiner re-signed a five-year, $20.25-million contract, while Reimer inked a two-year, $4.6-million deal. Both players were frequentl…Upvote Share Tweet
Ward expects 'homework' to pay off for CapitalsNHL.com Jul 26Joel Ward says his Washington Capitals teammates might want to clear some study time before dinner now that Barry Trotz is their coach. "On ice, I expect us to be a lot more detailed, I think," Ward told CSN Washington on Saturday. "You'll get ...Upvote Share TweetARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have signed forward Nathan Walker, the first Australian player to be drafted by an NHL team. The 20-year-old Walker was selected in the third round of last month's draft. He signed a standard three-yea...Upvote Share Tweet
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