Capitals: Lundqvist to Miss Season Due to Heart Condition

As the news came down Thursday that Washington Capitals goalie Henrik Lundqvist would be missing the upcoming season due to a heart condition, the fallout was immediate. This is a tough situation for the netminder and his family, serving as yet another reminder that life is bigger than hockey. It also sticks yet another brickContinue reading “Capitals: Lundqvist to Miss Season Due to Heart Condition”

Capitals: Ovechkin Will Finish Career with Dynamo Moscow

We now know that Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin wants to finish his pro hockey career with Dynamo Moscow in the KHL. Ovechkin delivered the news during an interview with Russian Television International. The 35-year-old is still playing at a high level and does not have any plans to cut his time with Washington short.Continue reading “Capitals: Ovechkin Will Finish Career with Dynamo Moscow”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders

You don’t have to go far to find the storyline in the playoff series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders. Barry Trotz is in all the headlines, as you might expect. The current coach of the Islanders was the coach of the Capitals when they won the Stanley Cup two years ago. TrotzContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders”

Canadiens: Montreal Trades Kovalchuk to Washington

The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Ilya Kovalchuk from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. “Ilya is a talented offensive player who we feel will provide us with additional depth and flexibility up front,” said Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan. “He is a skilled forward whoContinue reading “Canadiens: Montreal Trades Kovalchuk to Washington”

Capitals: Ovechkin Scores 700th Career Goal

Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin punched his ticket to another milestone, scoring his 700th career NHL goal. The marker came in the third period of Saturday’s game against the New Jersey Devils. The Capitals lost the game by a final score of 3-2. Ovechkin’s goal was his 42nd of the season, but he hadn’t scoredContinue reading “Capitals: Ovechkin Scores 700th Career Goal”