CAPITALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Blurred Lines: Barry Trotz Has Each Capitals Forward Trio Rolling

For the better part of a month, there has been no questioning or arguing with the forward group that head coach Barry Trotz has puzzled together.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals face Hurricanes riding 13-game point streak

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Capitals continued their high-scoring ways during a three-game road trip. Now, they'll make a quick stop home before heading back out on the road for three more. The Capitals (31-9-6) bring a 13-game point streak into Monday night's matchup against a Carolina Hurricanes team that has lost three straight. Washington is 11-0-2 during its streak and has...
Via FOX Sports
10 hours ago

Washington Capitals: The Steady Decline of Fighting More Evident Than Ever

The 'fight' is fading from the Caps play.
Via Capitals Outsider
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin ties Wayne Gretzky for career power play goals

Alex Ovechkins goal against the Dallas Stars on Saturday was a momentous one and not just because it sparked the Caps comeback in the third
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
19 hours ago

Beagle scores in overtime, Capitals beat Stars 4-3

DALLAS (AP) Jay Beagle scored 19 seconds into overtime and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 on Saturday night. Evgeny Kuznetsov skated behind the net and put the puck in front to Beagle. His wrist shot beat goalie Kari Lehtonen, who got tangled with a defender and lost his footing. The Stars led 3-1 and didn't allow Washington a power play until the...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings get Schilling from Blackhawks for Latta in trade

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Kings have acquired defenseman Cam Schilling from Chicago in exchange for forward Michael Latta. The clubs announced the minor league swap Saturday. Schilling has seven goals and 10 assists in 40 games for the Blackhawks' AHL affiliate in Rockford. He has played six games for the Blackhawks over three seasons. Latta has six points and 67 penalty...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reasons for Capitals Scoring Surge

Even if science isn’t your strongest suit, you know that when an object is in motion, it stays in motion, much like the Washington Capitals’ scoring surge of late. Everything seems to be working, and the Capitals are having no difficulty finding twine. They’ve scored four or more goals in eight straight games. Over that span, the Capitals have forced the opposing goalie from...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Both goalies struggle as Blues fall to Capitals 7-3

ST. LOUIS -- Andre Burakovsky, T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov each had a goal and an assist to lead the Washington Capitals to a 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.Jay Beagle, Brett Connolly, Marcus Johansson and Justin Williams also scored, and Alex Ovechkin and Daniel Winnik each had two assists to help Washington earn at least a point in its 12th straight...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Players Bring Their Dads, Mentors to Work

 Almost everyone is familiar with Bring Your Kid to Work Day, but the Washington Capitals have had good success with the opposite: bring your dad or mentor to work. It’s an annual tradition known as “Dad’s Trips” and allows Caps players to repay some of the sacrifices that family and mentors invested in them to make it to the NHL. It also gives the team a chance to treat...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago

Ovechkin on being a Russian living in D.C.: ‘I’m neutral’

Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin credits remaining in the middle of the road politically speaking for the ability to navigate playing in the nation’s capital while being a native-born Russian, especially in light of the currently contentious political climate. The relationship between the United States and Russia are dropping to Cold War levels given the recent...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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