Washington Adds Fedorov, Huet

The Washington Capitals are stacking the deck today. Earlier, the Caps added goalie Cristobal Huet from the Montreal Canadiens in a deal that left many scratching their heads. The Habs received a draft pick in return and are now expected to go with Carey Price for their starter. Moments ago, the Capitals struck again andContinue reading “Washington Adds Fedorov, Huet”

Kolzig Gets Win in Milestone Game

Washington Capitals goalie Olaf Kolzig pulled out a win in his 700th NHL game on Sunday. Mike Green scored the winning goal 23 seconds into overtime and one of the NHL’s most proficient goaltenders snagged the win. Kolzig made 31 saves to collect career victory 296, a win that lifted the Capitals into top spotContinue reading “Kolzig Gets Win in Milestone Game”

Nylander to Miss Rest of Season

Washington Capitals forward Michael Nylander will undergo surgery to repair a torn left rotator cuff Wednesday and will be sidelined for three to six months. This means that the Capitals will be without the second-leading scorer for the rest of the season. “I just give him full marks for having the courage to play theContinue reading “Nylander to Miss Rest of Season”

Ovechkin Signs $124-million Deal with Capitals

Yes, you read that right. In the new NHL, where anything can and likely will happen, spending doesn’t appear to be a problem for many teams that once suggested it was. The Edmonton Oilers, previously considered to be apologists of the low-end of the economic scale by many supporters, have proven that they’re willing toContinue reading “Ovechkin Signs $124-million Deal with Capitals”

Capitals Fire Glen Hanlon

The NHL’s worst team has fired their head coach. Glen Hanlon was fired a day after a 5-1 home loss handed to the Washington Capitals by the Atlanta Thrashers. Boos and jeers echoed through the arena during the game, as well as chants that exclaimed “Fire Hanlon!” Somebody was listening because the Capitals announced theContinue reading “Capitals Fire Glen Hanlon”