Category: ‘Players’

NHL Lockout: Your Questions Answered Part Two
October 18th, 2012 at 7:52 PM
A couple days ago, we talked about the reasons and the effects of this NHL Lockout, but in Part Two, we will answer the question that every hockey fan is trying to figure out... What are the NHL players doing now? ***PHOTO1*** With the NHL lockout entering its second month, a lot...

Lockout Hockey: Watch Dynamo Moscow’s Alex Ovechkin on ESPN2
October 5th, 2012 at 12:46 PM
While it's not the Washington Capitals vs. New Jersey Devils, Caps fans will get to watch their superstar Alex Ovechkin perform two days before the already cancelled season-opener.  Small victories, friends. Greg Wyshynski of Puck Daddy gets a stick-tap for alerting us of ESPN's announcement to televise Dynamo Moscow (Ovechkin's team) vs. Lev on ESPN2 on...

Hershey Bears Sign Goalie Prospect Sergey Kostenko
July 27th, 2012 at 2:55 PM
The Hershey Bears have announced that the Capitals seventh-round draft pick, goaltender Sergey Kostenko, has agreed to an AHL contract for this upcoming season. The Russian netminder was signed through this season by his former team, Kuznetskie Medvedi, but elected to choose American hockey without much controversy. (@IgorKleyner) The 19-year-old played...

Alex Semin Signs One-Year Deal with Carolina Hurricanes
July 27th, 2012 at 12:08 AM
It took three weeks, four days, and a few hours, but Alex Semin is officially no longer a Washington Capital. However, we'll still be seeing the Russian enigma quite a bit next season. Semin signed a one-year, $7 million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes earlier today, marking the first season he'll play...

Addition of Calle Johansson Provides Ideal Instruction for Defensive Core
July 20th, 2012 at 10:08 PM
1,109 career NHL games. 416 assists. 535 points. 13 campaigns with more than 30 points in 17 seasons. Yeah, I'd want Calle Johansson to be my coach if I was a defenseman in the NHL. Adam Oates hired the first of his two assistants on Wednesday morning when George McPhee announced that...