The Capitals enter tonight’s contest seeking their seventh straight win following a victory over the Atlanta Thrashers last night. The team, especially Alexander Ovechkin, is on a tear and has brought about this winning streak with their continued offensive power and improved defense. Against Atlanta, Ovechkin tied an NHL record with six multi-goal games in one month. In 12 games, Ovechkin has 13 goals and 22 points, both tops in the NHL. Over the past week and a half, the team has also received positive contributions from young call-ups Keith Aucoin and Alexandre Giroux, which is a great sign for a team already stacked with veteran star power.Read More
While traversing the web today reading up on the Washington Capitals, I stumbled across OnFrozenBlog.com, regarding the possibility that the Caps’ current top line of Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin and Alexander Semin could be one of the greatest of all time.on . The article was mainly a response to written by our friends at Read More
It’s Monday, it’s a new Hockey season, that means it’s time to break out the Caps Recap!
The Caps had two games last week facing the Northeast Division Champion Boston Bruins in their season opener followed up by the familiar face of Ron Wilson and his Toronto Maple Leafs in their home opener. The Caps came out of the gate swinging scoring 10 goals in their first two games. Alex Ovechkin having three goals in his first two games is hardly a surprise, but for him to be tied with Brooks Laich certainly may raise some eyebrows.
The race for the cup starts here, so lets get to some recapping!Read More
1st period Overview:
The Capitals opened up the season against the Boston Bruins on Thursday night where they left off the 2008-2009 season with a 4-1 victory. Their fire didn’t stop during their home opener tonight against the Maple Leafs as reigning back-to-back NHL MVP Alexander Ovechkin ignited the raucous Verizon Center crowd with his third goal of the season just 1:17 into the contest. Chants of MVP quickly ensued from the home fans.Read More
Washington Capitals fans weren’t just Rocking the Red, they were rocking the Verizon Center. During a TV timeout with 5:56 left to play in the third period, the Caps gameday staff played “Unleash the Fury,” a video that got the already roucous crowd whipped up into a frenzy.Read More
The Washington Capitals’ ultra-megastar Alexander Ovechking will make an appearance on ESPN’s E:60, ESPN’s verson of 60 minutes. Ovie, who will be the first hockey player to make the show, spent multiple hours over the course of two weeks shooting for the piece. Rachel Nichols will do the interview.
If that name sounds familiar to Caps’ fans, its because Rachel was the Caps Beat Writer at the Post before going to work in Bristol.Read More
Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals is hailed by many as the greatest hockey player in the game today. He can skate, shoot, pass and check with the best of them. This year, for his birthday, he’d like to pass some of that knowledge along to your son or daughter.Read More