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Video: Jakub Vrana hit with shaving cream after scoring first goal

Jakub Vrana of the Washington Capitals had a big Friday night, scoring his first-ever NHL goal in his fifth career game. As Vrana spoke with reporters following the game, he was met with a big shaving cream surprise courtesy of Tom Wilson. Welcome to the NHL, rookie! Great job by Wilson. With just a towel and some shaving cream, Wilson was able to transform Vrana into Two-Face...
Via Puck Drunk Love
57 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Capitals Light Up Buffalo

The Washington Capitals showed that if they want to win, they can win big with an impressive 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres Friday. With Washington maintaining a secure lead over Buffalo for a majority fo the game, they never let their guard down, which helped them escape with the victory. Again, the Capitals tied Philadephia for third in the Metropolitan Division, and jumped up...
Via The Hockey Writers
15 hours ago

Watch: Jakub Vrana scores first NHL goal

.@JVranaa's first of many. Congrats, Jakub! #CapsSabres #RockTheRed pic.twitter.com/z0BxBzLTjr — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) December 10, 2016 Capitals rookie Jakub Vrana finally got on the board, as the 2014 first-round pick scored his first NHL goal on Friday against the Buffalo Sabres. Evgeny Kutznetsov put in the work crossing the blue line skating hard. After evading...
Via KCM Sports
16 hours ago

Oshie, Johansson, Grubauer lift Caps over Sabres 4-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) T.J. Oshie and Marcus Johansson each scored a goal, Philipp Grubauer made 27 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Friday night for their third straight win. Jakub Vrana and John Carlson also scored, helping Washington beat Buffalo for the third time in 15 days. Kyle Okposo scored and Robin Lehner made 25 saves for Buffalo. The Sabres...
Via Associated Press
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oshie puts Caps ahead after nice feed from Beagle

Jay Beagle fed T.J. Oshie with the nice backhand for the first goal of the game.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
18 hours ago

Capitals owner supports Alex Ovechkin’s desire to play in the Olympics

The NHL hasn’t decided whether or not they will allow players to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, but it has already been reported that there is a “strong negative sentiment” from the league’s owners. That negative view may represent the majority, but it doesn’t reflect the views of Washington Capitals owners Ted Leonsis. Hockey Headlines ...
Via Puck Drunk Love
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Capitals Look to Sweep Series Against Buffalo

The Washington Capitals may be looking for their third straight win, but their victories this past week have been far from pretty. They’ll likely look for a more secure win Friday when they take on the Buffalo Sabres, who they defeated in overtime fashion Monday. With a win Friday, Washington will re-tie Philadelphia for third in the Metropolitan division and be separated from...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

John Erskine Stops By Caps Game

Former Caps defenseman John Erskine didn't get the best goodbye in team history, as he sat out injured in his final season only for his NHL career to end after that.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Lose 3-Goal Lead, Recover to Beat Bruins in OT

The Capitals didn’t exactly end their overtime victory with a raucous celebration. No, instead Washington held a players-only meeting, still salty over blowing a three-goal lead. Nicklas Backstrom scored 1:36 into overtime, helping the Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 to avert a disastrous defeat Wednesday night. Justin Williams scored twice and Daniel Winnik also had a goal...
Via CBS DC
2 days ago

Last season’s Capitals were a party; this season’s are a hangover

Are you suffering from a Presidents’ Trophy hangover? Here are a few telltale symptoms. When the Caps lose three straight early-season games, you start calculating whether they could miss the playoffs. When Evgeny Kuznetsov goes a week or two without resembling Russell Westbrook on skates, you wonder if he’s broken. When the team slogs through a sluggish December road loss […]
Via DC Sports Blog
3 days ago

Video: Little kid owns intermission with awesome celebration during Capitals game

There is nothing quite like scoring a goal and celebrating accordingly. As the league has moved away from ridiculous celebrations, it is often left to the younger crowd to make up for the lameness of the players in the NHL. This little kid during the Capitals’ intermission has the right idea, celebrating like there isn’t a tomorrow. Micah, the little boy in the video, made the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Johansson scores twice as Capitals beat Sabres 3-2 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) Trailing by a goal, the Washington Capitals spent their second intermission venting about their poor play. Marcus Johansson used the rest of the game to lead the comeback. Johansson scored the tying goal late in the third period and got the winner midway through overtime to rally the Capitals to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. ''We talked in there, pulled...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kids play hockey dressed as turkeys during Washington Capitals’ intermission

There is a lot to be thankful for this holiday season, and the simple joys can be just as good, like kids dressed up as turkeys during intermission at the Washington Capitals’ game! These aren’t half-baked costumes either; they’re full-on fantastic outfits. Mites on Ice dressed up as Turkeys scoring goals! Can it be #CapsGiving every night? #RockTheRed pic.twitter.com/dkZppal8AV...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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