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”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Washington Capitals

After winning their first Stanley Cup in 2018, it’s been all about doing it again for the Washington Capitals. Last year, they ran up against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first round of the playoffs and lost. As if in response to falling short, Washington tinkered with the roster and hopes to have reached anContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Washington Capitals”

What Went Wrong: Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals took to the 2018-2019 season as the defending Stanley Cup champions and, despite this, they had everything to prove. While they’d partied pretty much all summer and enjoyed every drop of celebration after their big win, it was back to work for the new season and that meant adjusting to new expectations.Continue reading “What Went Wrong: Washington Capitals”

Hurricanes: Carolina Continues First Round of Upsets by Eliminating Capitals

The defending champs are out of the running. The Carolina Hurricanes took care of the Washington Capitals Wednesday night, taking Game Seven by a final score of 4-3 in double overtime. It was Brock McGinn who locked up the series, scoring 11:05 into the second overtime frame and concluding yet another comeback in this year’sContinue reading “Hurricanes: Carolina Continues First Round of Upsets by Eliminating Capitals”