Capitals’ playoff run, beards raised more than $33,000 for American Special Hockey Association
thehockeynews.com Updated May 21
As has become post-season tradition across the NHL, the Washington Capitals grew playoff beards as part of their run to the Stanley Cup. And while Washington’s post-season trip ended in the second round, the beards helped the team raise more than $33,70…Share Tweet
NHL.com May 28 (yesterday)WASHINGTON - Washington Capitals centre Nicklas Backstrom has had hip surgery and the team expects him to be ready for next season. The Capitals say the arthroscopic procedure was done Wednesday. The club adds in a statement Thursday that it ...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com May 20The Toronto Maple Leafs have been mired in the basement of the NHL for several seasons, but the hiring of coach Mike Babcock is giving Leafs Nation a reason for hope for a better and much brighter future. While he hasn’t coached long enough to make the …Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Next step for Oilers is building their bluelinethehockeynews.com May 20Things certainly seem to be looking up for the Edmonton Oilers. After naming Bob Nicholson as their CEO, hiring Peter Chiarelli as GM and Todd McLellan as head coach plus winning the 2015 Draft lottery, there’s a sense this long-moribund team has finall…Share Tweet
Post Sports Live: What’s next for Wizards, Capitalswashingtonpost.com May 19The Washington Post’s Des Bieler, Neil Greenberg and Chelsea Janes join host Gene Want to discuss offseason priorities and hopes for the Capitals and Wizards, analyze the Nationals season so far and debate which Redskins rookie will have an easier trans…Share Tweet
The eternal “is D.C. a sports town” debate rages on between Kornheiser, Leonsiswashingtonpost.com May 19To understand Ted Leonsis, owner and CEO of Monumental Sports, you have to remember one thing: He is an only child. So, when the man who controls the Washington Capitals, Mystics and Wizards says to a reporter that he is being “forced to make his own me…Share TweetARLINGTON, Va. -- Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green said he thinks the best years of his NHL career are ahead of him. Green, who can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, will have to make some tough decisions about his future th...Share Tweet
George McPhee, Mike Futa reportedly in running for Maple Leafs GM jobThe Toronto Maple Leafs’ search for a GM could come to a close soon, and among those who could be taking over the reins for the NHL’s richest franchise include former Washington Capitals GM George McPhee and current Los Angeles Kings vice president of h…Share Tweet
Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or losesWe know our four teams for the Memorial Cup now. Thanks to Oshawa’s ousting of Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters, the Generals will represent the OHL, joining Kelowna of the WHL, plus Quebec (the hosts) and Rimouski in the QMJHL. So who is favored to w…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 16Your browser does not support iframes. Alex Ovechkin arrived at Team Russia’s hotel in Prague less than 24 hours after his Washington Capitals were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs in Game 7 against the Rangers. He practiced for about a half hou…Share TweetIn Game 7 against the Washington Capitals, Dominic Moore did everything but score for the New York Rangers. His forechecking was formidable, he found multiple opportunities, mustered three shots on goal, but didn’t find the score sheet. But in Game 1 of…Share TweetNHL.com May 15ARLINGTON, Va. -- The injury that sidelined Washington Capitals forward Eric Fehr for 10 games during the Stanley Cup Playoffs was a separated shoulder, also known as an AC sprain, Fehr said Friday. "The AC sprain is not a shoulder injury. It’s...Share Tweet
'You can't be afraid to not move on': Brouwer offers thoughts on Capitals' playoff shortcomingNHL.com May 15ARLINGTON, Va. - While some Washington Capitals professed to not see a pattern in blown playoff series leads over the years or failures to reach the conference finals, forward Troy Brouwer wondered aloud Friday about a possible "mental block." ...Share Tweetyahoo.com May 15(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 Tweetthehockeynews.com May 15Before Washington’s Brooks Orpik delivered his thundering check to New York’s Dan Boyle in Game 7 of the series between the Capitals and Rangers, the biggest hit of the post-season belonged to Ottawa’s fleet-footed defenseman Erik Karlsson. While Karlss…Share Tweet
Panarin says Russia needs ‘to teach those college kids a lesson’ ahead of game against Americansthehockeynews.com May 15Before Game 7 between the Capitals and Rangers, Washington’s Alex Ovechkin arguably gave the New York all the bulletin board material they could ever need when he said the Capitals were going to win the series. Well, Washington lost and Ovechkin left to…Share Tweet
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