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Vrana’s Goal Gives Capitals 3-2 Victory over Ducks

Vrana’s Goal Gives Capitals 3-2 Victory over Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jakub Vrana scored the go-ahead goal less than two minutes into the third period and the Washington Capitals beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 in a physical battle Friday night. Travis Boyd and Evgeny Kuznetsov also scored for Washington. Br... The post Vrana’s Goal Gives Capitals 3-2 Victory over Ducks appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Dec 5, 2019

Cup-Winning Capitals: Where Are They Now?

A lot has changed within the Washington Capitals organization in the two seasons following their 2018 Stanley Cup championship run. To begin, head coach Barry Trotz and his coaching staff made the transition from the nation’s capital to Long Island two weeks after their Stanley Cup victory. Most notably, a significant number of players who […] The post Cup-Winning Capitals: Where Are They Now? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Dec 4, 2019

Carlson’s 3 Points in 1st Lead Capitals past Sharks 5-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. — John Carlson had a goal and two assists in the opening period to reach 40 points for the season, Nick Hathaway and Jakub Vrana each scored twice and the Washington Capitals beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Tuesday night. Carlson had a... The post Carlson’s 3 Points in 1st Lead Capitals past Sharks 5-2 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Mercury News Dec 4, 2019
Sharks start December with ugly loss to Washington Capitals

Sharks start December with ugly loss to Washington Capitals

San Jose Sharks no match for the Washington Capitals, who scored three goals in the first period and added two more in the second to help cruise to 5-2 win at SAP Center
Last Word on Hockey Dec 2, 2019
Washington Capitals Trade Chandler Stephenson To Vegas Golden Knights

Washington Capitals Trade Chandler Stephenson To Vegas Golden Knights

It has been reported tonight that the Washington Capitals have traded forward Chandler Stephenson. This trade is to the Vegas Golden Knights and the return is a fifth-round pick. The news that Stephenson was on the block was reported earlier today. Chandler Stephenson Dealt Chandler Stephenson is a 25-year-old center from Saskatoon. He was drafted by the Capitals in 2012, however, he did not play for them right away. Stephenson went in the third round but has had a tough time becoming a full-time NHL player. The 77th overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Level Draft played another season of WHL...
The Hockey Writers Nov 30, 2019

Ovechkin Gets Hat Trick with 2 Empty-Netters, Capitals Top Red Wings

DETROIT — Alex Ovechkin completed a hat trick with two empty-net goals and the Washington Capitals beat Detroit 5-2 Saturday night for the Red Wings’ ninth straight loss. Ovechkin reached 20 goals for the 15th consecutive season and also had an assist. T.J. Oshie had a goal and an assist, Tom Wilson also scored and […] The post Ovechkin Gets Hat Trick with 2 Empty-Netters, Capitals Top Red Wings appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Nov 29, 2019

Orlov Scores in OT as Capitals Beat Lightning 4-3

WASHINGTON — Dmitry Orlov scored 3:03 into overtime, and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Friday. Orlov, Jakub Vrana and Evgeny Kuznetsov each had a goal and an assist for Washington, which trailed 3-1 after two periods. Alex Ovechkin tied the game with his team-leading 17th goal 11:36 into […] The post Orlov Scores in OT as Capitals Beat Lightning 4-3 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Nov 29, 2019

Vrana Is the Future Face of the Capitals

Left winger Jakub Vrana is in the midst of what could be his best season yet with the Washington Capitals. Often overlooked due to the attention his teammates draw, the 23-year-old has recorded 11 goals and 9 assists on the second line through the first quarter of the 2019-20 season. His performance this season has […] The post Vrana Is the Future Face of the Capitals appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Nov 27, 2019

Eller, Holtby Come Through as Capitals Edge Panthers 4-3

WASHINGTON — Lars Eller broke a third-period tie and the Washington Capitals defeated the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Wednesday night to snap a two-game skid despite posting a season-low 20 shots. Braden Holtby made 37 saves for Washington, including one while he played without a stick just moments before Eller gave the Capitals the lead […] The post Eller, Holtby Come Through as Capitals Edge Panthers 4-3 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Nov 27, 2019

5 Things Capitals Fans Should Be Thankful For

As we celebrate the last Thanksgiving of the decade, there is a lot Washington Capitals fans can be thankful for this season. The team currently sits atop the NHL standings and is playing some of its best hockey since winning the Stanley Cup in the 2017-18 season. While some questions remain about the ultimate trajectory […] The post 5 Things Capitals Fans Should Be Thankful For appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Nov 26, 2019

Capitals Can’t Overdo Backstrom’s Next Contract

It’s almost comical to suggest, but the Washington Capitals cannot allow themselves to get sentimental in contract negotiations with star forward Nicklas Backstrom. In other words, overpaying for his services is a bad idea, even if the organizational inclination may be to reward Backstrom for his contributions to the team up to this point in […] The post Capitals Can’t Overdo Backstrom’s Next Contract appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Nov 25, 2019

Capitals Prospect McMichael Thriving With London Knights

Washington Capitals prospect Connor McMichael is having an incredible start to his draft + 1 season. The good times continued Sunday in Erie. The London Knights continued their winning ways with a 4-0 win over the Erie Otters. McMichael had two assists to help the Knights to the top of the Midwest Division. His season […] The post Capitals Prospect McMichael Thriving With London Knights appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Nov 25, 2019
NHL Rumours: Washington Capitals, Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota Wild

NHL Rumours: Washington Capitals, Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota Wild

Hello and welcome back to NHL Rumours. The weekend always produces news and this past one was no exception. Continue to check in with Last Word on Hockey as we break down all the news and talk swirling around the league. Today features rumours from the Washington Capitals, Edmonton Oilers, and Minnesota Wild. NHL Rumours Washington Capitals Rumour: Sportsnet's Saturday Headlines has revealed that the Capitals and star Nicklas Backstrom have begun talks for a new deal. Analysis: The Washington Capitals would love to keep Backstrom as a career Capital. Backstrom is off to a slightly slower...
Sportsnet.ca Nov 23, 2019
Nicklas Backstrom begins contract talks with Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom begins contract talks with Capitals

Nicklas Backstrom has been an integral part of the Washington Capitals core over the past decade and he’s made it clear that he doesn’t want to go anywhere. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Nov 23, 2019

Markstrom Helps Canucks to Shootout Win over Capitals

WASHINGTON — Jacob Markstrom stopped 32 shots and then denied seven more during an extended shootout, helping the Vancouver Canucks beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Saturday. Elias Pettersson scored his 10th goal for Vancouver, which earned its second straight win since a stretch of seven losses in eight games. It was the Canucks’ 12th […] The post Markstrom Helps Canucks to Shootout Win over Capitals appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

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