Tagged: ‘Washington Capitals’

Alex Ovechkin to Wear, Auction American-Russian Themed Skates
March 22nd, 2017 at 5:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? Alex Ovechkin will wear custom American-Russian-themed skates, which will later be auctioned for charity, during pregame warmpus when the Capitals host the Blue Jackets Thursday night. Thursday is Russian Heritage Night at Verizon Center. All proceeds will benefit the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA), which provides ... Read Original...

Trotz: Nicklas Backstrom Capitals MVP This Season
March 22nd, 2017 at 4:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom is in the midst of such a strong season, he may be the team MVP, head coach Barry Trotz told The Sports Junkies Wednesday. Backstrom, in his age 29 season, leads the Caps in points and assists (56, 78) and his 22 goals place...

T.J. Oshie, not Alex Ovechkin, could lead the Capitals in scoring this season
March 22nd, 2017 at 4:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last season, when the first-year Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz had right winger T.J. Oshie's talents at his disposal, he knew he was getting a player who had improved his scoring consistently over his time in the NHL. When he put Oshie on his team's top line, though, paired with...

The NHL’s ‘stupid’ playoff format is going to crush the Caps, Penguins or Blue Jackets
March 22nd, 2017 at 2:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Should the Columbus Blue Jackets win the Metropolitan Division, the Caps would meet the Penguins in Round 1. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) As the NHL season winds down with roughly 10 games remaining, one the most fascinating playoff races to watch will involve three teams who have already clinched postseason berths. Washington, Columbus...

Wizards vs. Caps: Which Team is More Concerning?
March 22nd, 2017 at 12:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? The Wizards and the Capitals are both very good teams. The Wizards are 42-28, in third place in the Eastern Conference and have won 40 of their past 60 games. The Capitals are 47-17-8, lead the league with 102 points and have the best goal differential in hockey...