Sabres v. Capitals – Caps Fall Short to Sabres

Buffalo Sabres (10-25-7 27pts) v. Washington Capitals (28-11-4 60pts) Game Recap: In Washington celebrating Nicklas Backstrom's 1000th career NHL game, the Capitals would host the Buffalo Sabres. In the first period things would start slow for both teams, and then midway through the period Backstrom would be called for interference, but the Sabres would be … Continue reading Sabres v. Capitals – Caps Fall Short to Sabres

Sabres v. Capitals: Caps Stifle the Sabres

Buffalo Sabres (4-6-2 10pts) v. Washington Capitals (7-4-3 17pts) Game Recap: Back at home the Washington Capitals would play host to the Buffalo Sabres. In the first period it would be a rather quiet period with the exception of two posts for the Sabres. However, late in the period William Borgen would get called for … Continue reading Sabres v. Capitals: Caps Stifle the Sabres

Devils Lose Week Due to COVID

Good evening Devils fans. Unfortunately, I wish I were reporting with better news. It was announced this evening that the New Jersey Devils have postponed games through February 6th due to ten players being exposed to the coronavirus. First and foremost, myself and everyone here at TXHT wish the New Jersey Devils players a speedy … Continue reading Devils Lose Week Due to COVID

Sabres Silence Caps with a 4-3 Win in 2nd Straight Shootout

RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals3-0-3Vitek Vanecek2.77 / .938Buffalo Sabres2-3-1Linus Ullmark2.77 / .903 TLDR: Goals from Schultz, Oshie, and Backstrom force 4th consecutive overtime game, but Caps lose by a score of 4-3 in the shootout. Vanecek stops 46 of 49 shots, escape with one point in the standings.   For the 4th time in 10 days, … Continue reading Sabres Silence Caps with a 4-3 Win in 2nd Straight Shootout

*UPDATED* Building Blocks; Washington Capitals vs Buffalo Sabres

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals3-0-2Vitek Vanecek 2.81 / .889Buffalo Sabres1-3-1Linus Ullmark 2.77 / .906Predicted Goaltenders The Washington Capitals are hoping to take down the Sabres again for the 4th time in four matches on Sunday afternoon, just hours before the Buffalo Bills play Kansas City for a chance to play in the Super Bowl. The Caps have beaten … Continue reading *UPDATED* Building Blocks; Washington Capitals vs Buffalo Sabres

Capitals’ Carlson Stuns Sabres to Spur Vanecek to 1st NHL Shootout Win

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals3-0-2Vitek Vanecek 2.81 / .889Buffalo Sabres1-3-1Linus Ullmark 2.77 / .906 TLDR; Next-man up mentality pays off as the Capitals win their home-opener, and Vanecek tallies first NHL shootout win. Backstrom, Dowd, and Vrana all score in regulation, Carlson beats Ullmark in the shootout to mark 3rd straight win over the Sabres, by a score … Continue reading Capitals’ Carlson Stuns Sabres to Spur Vanecek to 1st NHL Shootout Win

Homestand; Washington Capitals vs Buffalo Sabres

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals2-0-1Vitek Vanecek3.36 / .868Buffalo Sabres1-2-0Linus Ullmark2.07 / .905Predicted Goaltenders The Washington Capitals are looking to kick off a six-game homestand with a win against the Buffalo Sabres. This will be the 3rd of eight games against the Sabres, and Washington already took the first two, in back-to-back wins. The Capitals, however, dropped … Continue reading Homestand; Washington Capitals vs Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo Back-To-Backs; Washington Capitals vs Buffalo Sabres

 2020-21 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals1-0-0Vitek Vanecek2.26 / .917 (AHL)Buffalo Sabres0-1-0Linus Ullmark2.69 / .915 The Capitals, now considered the underdogs of the division, were looking for their first win of the season as they opened up their abbreviated 56-game campaign on the road. Would Zdeno Chara pick a fight? Would Alex Ovechkin score the Caps’ first … Continue reading Buffalo Back-To-Backs; Washington Capitals vs Buffalo Sabres

Reverse Retro: Atlantic Division

Today we are going to take a look at the NHL's Reverse Retro jersey with the Atlantic Division Boston Bruins: The 1988 and 1990 Stanley Cup Final jersey has been given a remix with a yellow base colour and the bear head returns as the logos on the shoulder patch. https://twitter.com/NHLBruins/status/1328374833172934656 Buffalo Sabres: The third … Continue reading Reverse Retro: Atlantic Division

Reverse Retro Jerseys Have Been Unveiled

Earlier today, Adidas and the NHL released the "Reverse Retro" jerseys that will be worn by all 31 teams this season. https://twitter.com/adidashockey/status/1328350864164204544 The NHL and adidas Hockey teamed together for the first-ever League wide alternate jersey program called "Reverse Retro". The idea behind the program is for each team to "throwback" to an era that … Continue reading Reverse Retro Jerseys Have Been Unveiled