12:46 PM EST, Thu February 21, 2019
Toronto Star 13 hours ago
Thursday NHL preview: Washington Capitals at Toronto Maple Leafs

Thursday NHL preview: Washington Capitals at Toronto Maple Leafs

NHL goals leader Alex Ovechkin leads the Capitals against Auston Matthews and the Leafs at Scotiabank Arena.
Puck Prose 20 hours ago

NHL Trade Rumors: Washington Capitals, Kings reportedly close to deal

According to Bob McKenzie, the NHL trade rumors market is heating up. The Washington Capitals and Los Angeles Kings could be very close to making a trade. Things are moving quickly for the Washington Capitals. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, they initially were going to put Dmitri Jaskin on waivers. However, it was Devante Smith-Pelly, who […] NHL Trade Rumors: Washington Capitals, Kings reportedly close to deal - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sportsnet.ca 22 hours ago
Washington Capitals put playoff hero Smith-Pelly on waivers

Washington Capitals put playoff hero Smith-Pelly on waivers

The Washington Capitals have placed winger Devante Smith-Pelly on waivers ahead of next week’s NHL trade deadline. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers 23 hours ago

NHL Rumors: Hall, Duchene, Capitals, Devils, More

In today’s rumor rundown there is news on the Washington Capitals who are making surprising waiver wire plays, some whispers about a potential Taylor Hall reunion with the Edmonton Oilers and Marcus Johansson being available out of New Jersey. Lots Going on In Washington It was first reported in the morning the Washington Capitals were […] The post NHL Rumors: Hall, Duchene, Capitals, Devils, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Feb 19, 2019
Capitals Edge Kings – Ovechkin Tallies 2 More

Capitals Edge Kings – Ovechkin Tallies 2 More

LOS ANGELES — Alex Ovechkin scored two power-play goals, and the Washington Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Monday night. It was the 10th multi-goal game this season for Ovechkin, who leads the NHL with 42 goals. He has scored a goal in thre... The post Capitals Edge Kings – Ovechkin Tallies 2 More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Ovechkin scores a pair as Capitals edge Kings 3-2

Alex Ovechkin scored two power-play goals, and the Washington Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Monday night.
Last Word on Hockey Feb 18, 2019
Washington Capitals T.J. Oshie Out With Upper-Body Injury

Washington Capitals T.J. Oshie Out With Upper-Body Injury

The Wahington Capitals announced that feisty forward T.J. Oshie is sidelined with an upper-body injury. He will be out indefinitely. https://twitter.com/ChrisKuc/status/1097339493776936961 T.J. Oshie Injured Although there are conflicting opinions on how Oshie's injury occurred, the Capitals fan-favourite left in the first period against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday and did not return. However, the biggest theory amongst spectators is that Ducks forward Corey Perry blindsided Oshie without the puck behind the net. Before this, Oshie, who is unfortunately prone to concussions, was having a...
The Hockey Writers Feb 18, 2019
Ducks Down Capitals – Miller Reaches Milestone

Ducks Down Capitals – Miller Reaches Milestone

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Adam Henrique and Jakob Silfverberg each had two goals and Ryan Miller became the all-time leader in wins by a U.S.-born goaltender as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 Sunday night. Miller, who missed 24 games due to... The post Ducks Down Capitals – Miller Reaches Milestone appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Puck Prose Feb 17, 2019

Washington Capitals: Marcus Johansson would fill a left-wing need

In the summer of 2017, the Washington Capitals had to trade Marcus Johansson to create cap space. A little over 18 months later, they should bring him back. The Washington Capitals had to make a very tough decision about 18 months ago. Top six forwards T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov both signed long-term expensive contracts. […] Washington Capitals: Marcus Johansson would fill a left-wing need - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
The Cannon Feb 16, 2019
Game #57 Preview: Blue Jackets visit the Windy City

Game #57 Preview: Blue Jackets visit the Windy City

Saturday, February 16 - 8:30 ESTUnited Center, Chicago, Illinois TV: Fox Sports Ohio; Radio: 97.1 FMOpponent’s Blog: Second City Hockey Columbus Blue Jackets (32-21-3, 67 points, 3rd Metro, 6th East) at Chicago Blackhawks (24-25-9, 57 points, 7th Central, 11th West) The Union Blue started the week with a 3-0 win over the Capitals, then suffered a 0-3 loss to the Islanders. Will they split the difference tonight with a 1.5-1.5 tie? Player to Watch Kole Sherwood Sherwood was announced as an emergency call-up yesterday. He was called up once before this season, but was a healthy scratch....
The Hockey Writers Feb 15, 2019

Capitals Control Sharks – Ovechkin Takes Scoring Lead

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th goal, T.J. Oshie had two goals and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 on Thursday night. Jakub Vrana and Tom Wilson each had a goal and an assist, and Nicklas... The post Capitals Control Sharks – Ovechkin Takes Scoring Lead appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Ovechkin scores NHL-leading 39th as Capitals beat Sharks 5-1

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th goal, T.J. Oshie had two goals and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 on Thursday night.
Fear The Fin Feb 14, 2019
Capitals at Sharks: Lines, gamethread, and where to watch

Capitals at Sharks: Lines, gamethread, and where to watch

If we’re all watching the game together, are we each other’s Valentines? The San Jose Sharks hope to break the hearts of the Washington Capitals tonight, who are on the second game of their trip out West. The Sharks have three high-scoring games in a row to give them confidence; the Capitals got shut out on Tuesday and really have themselves to blame. The Capitals’ third line has some of their most productive players lately, especially Brett Connolly who has had a career year in offensive production. That's not to say that the Sharks can ignore the Capitals’ top two lines, but they...
The Hockey Writers Feb 13, 2019

Blue Jackets Blank Capitals – Bobrovsky Earns Shutout

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sergei Bobrovsky made 13 of his 20 saves in the third period to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Washington Capitals 3-0 on Tuesday night. Anthony Duclair, Nick Foligno and Artemi Panarin scored for the Blue Jackets, who won the... The post Blue Jackets Blank Capitals – Bobrovsky Earns Shutout appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Cannon Feb 13, 2019
Game #55 Recap: Blue Jackets Shutout Capitals, 3-0

Game #55 Recap: Blue Jackets Shutout Capitals, 3-0

CBJ push their win streak to four games and clinch the season series against Washington. The Columbus Blue Jackets were able to do two things the Washington Capitals were unable to do on Tuesday night; score and play with energy in a 3-0 Jackets in at Nationwide Arena. While the Blue Jackets didn’t come out firing, per se, they did come out with a bevy of more energy, taking advantage of a team who was playing on the second leg of a back-to-back and playing their seventh game in 12 days. The Blue Jackets controlled the puck for a majority of the opening period in a period that saw a...

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