Category Archive: Capitals

Mar 24

Caps Dispose of Columbus

Thursday night’s matchup between the Washington Capitals and the Columbus Blue Jackets was everything we expected. Low scoring, fast and exciting hockey, and it’s only fitting that the game was decided by a shootout.

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Mar 23

Caps/Jackets Preview

Tonight, the Columbus Blue Jackets are in town. Columbus has had a stellar season, very similar to their hosts, the Capitals. Columbus has a nearly identical record as Washington, coming into tonight’s tilt with a 47-19-6 record. Their spectacular and somewhat unexpected season has been a total group effort. Ranging from the resurgence of John …

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Mar 22

Caps Top Calgary

Tuesday night at the Verizon Center was another solid performance by the boys in red. Although expected, the Caps played a full 60 minutes. In the opening minutes of the game, the Capitals peppered Brian Elliott with a healthy amount of shots, which was the right way to start a tilt, by putting pressure on …

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Mar 21

Caps Aim to Douse the Flames

The Capitals are set to face Calgary on Tuesday night at the Verizon Center, after previously beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Saturday. Tuesday’s matchup will be important, considering the Flames are in a playoff spot as well. Granted they are in different conferences, the matchup should fare pretty well, given that the Flames …

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Mar 14

Watch: Joseph Blandisi vs Dmitry Orlov

This was not much of a fight, Dmitry Orlov did a good job in dodging some blows. Orlov did not even get his gloves off, no punches really landed.

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Mar 12

Caps Shattenkirk suspended two games

The newest Washington Capital Kevin Shattenkirk has been suspended for the next two games for charging.  Shattenkirk was penalitzed Saturday night for charging against the LA Kings.  No injuries occurred and Shattenkirk only received a minor penalty but he did leave his feet.  Shattenkirk leaped at Kings defenseman Kevin Gravel. Here is the video from …

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Mar 01

Shattenkirk addition to Caps adds pressure

The Washington Capitals acquired puck moving defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and goalie Phoenix Copley from the St. Louis Blues Monday night in a move that sends a clear message to the NHL that the Caps are all in for the Stanley Cup push.  The Capitals sent promising prospect Zach Sanford, Brad Malone, a 2017 first round …

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Aug 06

2015 Stadium Series Puts Winter Classic To Complete Shame

Today the NHL announced the matchup for the 2015 Coors Light Stadium Series game and boy is it going to be a dandy of a matchup. Certainly a matchup that makes sense. On February 21st, 2015 the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings will take on the San Jose Sharks. The game will take place …

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Jul 25

Capitals sign Walker

The Washington Capitals have signed Nathan Walker to a three-year, entry-level contract.  Walker was the Capitals third-round pick in the 2014 draft and the first Australian player drafted by an NHL team.  Walker played last season for the Hershey Bears. Here is the Capitals press release and a video on with Walker. 

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Jul 21

Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko End Engagement

At around 10:30am Eastern Standard Time, R-Sport posted an article in Russian that Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin and his fiancee Maria Kirilenko have ended their engagement. Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko first met at the US Open in 2011. The Capitals superstar was there for a preseason media gathering with a few other NHL stars …

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