CAPITALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

As the season winds down, Alex Ovechkin has begun ramping up

With the playoffs set to begin in a couple of weeks, its go time for Alex Ovechkin, who scored three power play goals Tuesday night
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
39 minutes ago

Oshie’s OT Goal for Caps Beats Wild 5-4 After Ovi Hat Trick

ST. PAUL, Minn. — With two goals in the final 4:57 of regulation against the NHL’s best defense, Minnesota’s spirited comeback gave a sputtering team one point for the standings and some confidence for the stretch run. Alex Ovechkin’s magnificence on the power play proved to be unbeatable. T.J. Oshie scored his second goal of the game 1:42 into overtime to bookend Ovechkin’s...
Via CBS DC
3 hours ago

Barber, Vrana, and Copley Lead Hershey’s Playoff Push (with Videos)

Some weeks are easier than others when deciding on the three biggest and brightest stars in Hershey for the week, but this week was relatively easy. Three Caps prospects rose above their teammates and helped Hershey to a 2-1 record on the week. It’s worth mentioning that Travis Boyd has been impressive of late, making passes that show that he is ready for the NHL. But it was teammate...
Via NoVa Caps
3 hours ago

How is the overall health of the Capitals?

Health is a big factor for an athletes success heading into the playoffs, so how is the health of the Capitals players? Barry Trotz spoke
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 hours ago

Meet Red Rocker Victoria

A crime scene forensic scientist, and a dance instructor, Victoria also found a home as a Red Rocker for the Washington Capitals.
Via Capitals Outsider
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Tame Wild 5-4 (OT)

Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 50-17-8 (108 points). The Capitals next travel to Colorado to face the Avalanche on Wednesday night. Puck drop is 10:00 p.m.  Braden Holtby got the start in goal for the Caps. It is anticipated that...
Via NoVa Caps
13 hours ago

Capitals Daily Report: On the Road Again

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals begin another tough road trip Tuesday night in Minneapolis. The Caps will play five games in eight days before returning home. Tuesday morning the Caps held an optional skate at Xcel Energy Center to finalize preparations for the Wild. Puck drop is at 8 PM eastern on CSN.  MORNING SKATEBraden Holtby was the first goalie off the ice, indicating that...
Via NoVa Caps
18 hours ago

‘You’re just trying to get it as big as possible’: Capitals do photo day right

There was more excitement than usual for the Capitals’ team photo day Monday after Justin Williams, who sported a ridiculously poofy coif to last year’s shoot, solicited hairstyling advice on Twitter last week. Williams didn’t disappoint with his look and neither did teammate Andre Burakovsky, who stood to Williams’s right. “I tried to get us to stand next […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago

Justin Williams, Andre Burakovsky Go Full ‘Step Brothers’ for Team Photo

 Justin Williams and Andre Burakovsky know how to do picture day. When the Capitals took the ice at Kettler for a team photo Monday, Williams and Burakovsky unveiled their “Step Brothers” themed hair to the onlooking world. Follow @ChrisLingebach and @1067TheFan on Twitter  
Via CBS DC
2 days ago

Ovechkin to wear custom skates honoring U.S., Russia

Alexander Ovechkin has consistently stated his love for both his native Russia and the United States. So it is perfectly fitting that the Washington Capitals superstar will pay homage to his homeland and adopted country with a pair of custom skates during Thursday’s home game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.Believed to be the first time an NHL player has ever donned custom-styled...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Bettman thinks NHL participation at the Olympics has 'no positive impact'

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman still doesn’t think sending the league’s players to the Olympics matters.Jason Botchford of the The Province got this lovely quote from Bettman, where the commish said the NHL’s participation in the Olympics has had “no positive impact.” Bettman elaborated on his comments during a radio interview on Sportsnet. Foolishly, he called the events...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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