Washington Capitals players Alex Ovechkin, Ilya Samsonov, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Dmitry Orlov were placed on the NHL’s COVID-19 list Wednesday night and new details are emerging about the case.
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”
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”
The Washington Capitals are on their way to defend their Stanley Cup title and the first stop is against the Carolina Hurricanes. The defending champs enter first in the Metropolitan Division, while the Hurricanes are locked in the first wild card spot in the Eastern Conference. This marks the first playoff berth for Carolina sinceContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals”
The Washington Capitals did it again last season, winning the Presidents’ Trophy handily and subsequently leaving the post-season in an awful hurry. This time out, the Capitals failed to get past the second round of the playoffs. “People can make their own evaluations,” Washington general manager Brian MacLellan said. “I think we’re trying to throwContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Washington Capitals”