*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

NHL Daily – A High Scoring Season Debut

NHL News and Notes from Friday, January 22nd, 2021 News https://twitter.com/JacketsInsider/status/1352665969437585408?s=20 https://twitter.com/PierreVLeBrun/status/1352678380056023040?s=20 https://twitter.com/BlueJacketsNHL/status/1352699464218243074?s=20 https://twitter.com/DarrenDreger/status/1352778358250237952?s=20 Game Recaps Buffalo Sabres v. Washington Capitals - 7p ET In their first game at home, the Washington Capitals would play host to the Buffalo Sabres for their third meeting of the season. In the first period Eric Staal would net … Continue reading NHL Daily – A High Scoring Season Debut

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

NHL Daily – Goals, Goals, and More Goals

NHL News and Notes from Thursday, January 21st, 2021 News The Anaheim Ducks announced that defenseman Josh Manson will be out approximately six weeks due to an oblique muscle injury. https://twitter.com/AnaheimDucks/status/1352353606758895619?s=20 The Philadelphia Flyers announced that forward Morgan Frost suffered a dislocated left shoulder and will be out indefinitely. The Flyers also announced that defenseman … Continue reading NHL Daily – Goals, Goals, and More Goals

Lightning Strike Down CBJ in Overtime

The Bolts rolled into Ohio looking to remain unbeaten facing another grudge match with central division rivals Columbus Blue Jackets. The Lightning finally getting into action after two games against their 2020 Stanley Cup nemesis Dallas Stars were postponed due to COVID-19 concerns early this week. Chris Gibson was called up from the taxi squad. … Continue reading Lightning Strike Down CBJ in Overtime

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

Capital Punishment – Boy, Oh Boy

Before NHL games began on Wednesday, January 20th the National Hockey League handed it's first penalty against a team for Player Violations to the COVID-19 Protocols that is allowing the League to hold the 2020-21 season. That team though... it just happened to be the Washington Capitals. https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1352033620236632066?s=20 The League levied a $100,000 fine against … Continue reading Capital Punishment – Boy, Oh Boy

NHL Daily – Havoc and Tightly Contested Matchups

NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 News The NHL announced that the Carolina Hurricanes games have been postponed through Saturday, January 23rd due to five Hurricanes players being placed on the COVID Protocol Related Absence List. https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1351952653492883460?s=20 The National Hockey League has announced that the Washington Capitals have been fined $100,000 for … Continue reading NHL Daily – Havoc and Tightly Contested Matchups

NHL Daily – Oh, The Overtimes!

NHL News and Notes from Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 News The NHL's Department of Player Safety announced a series of fines. Forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel of the Philadelphia Flyers was fined $4,633.62, the max allowed under the CBA, for Roughing defenseman Rasmus Dahlin of the Buffalo Sabres. https://twitter.com/NHLPlayerSafety/status/1351568574427631618?s=20 Defenseman Greg Pateryn of the Minnesota Wild was … Continue reading NHL Daily – Oh, The Overtimes!

NHL Daily – An Action Packed MLK Jr. Day

NHL News and Notes from Monday, January 18th, 2021 News Kirill Kaprizov of the Minnesota Wild was named the NHL First Star of the Week along with Frontline healthcare hero Brittany Hutchinson. Travis Konecny (PHI) and Steven Stamkos (TB) were the Second and Third Stars respectively. TXHT: NHL Stars of the Week – Kaprizov Scores … Continue reading NHL Daily – An Action Packed MLK Jr. Day