Penguins v. Capitals – Caps Make Pens Pay

Pittsburgh Penguins (10-6-1 21pts) v. Washington Capitals (9-5-4 22pts) Game Recap: Heading into the sixth matchup of the season, the Washington Capitals would play host to the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second time in three nights. In the first period it would take 11 minutes before we'd see our first tally as Nicklas Backstrom would … Continue reading Penguins v. Capitals – Caps Make Pens Pay

Penguins v. Capitals: Pens Get Revenge in OT

Pittsburgh Penguins (9-6-1 19pts) v. Washington Capitals (9-5-3 21pts) Game Recap: In a game that features both the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins in their Reverse Retro jerseys, the Capitals look to get their second win of the eight game regular season series against the Penguins. In the first period the Caps would get a … Continue reading Penguins v. Capitals: Pens Get Revenge in OT

Capitals v. Penguins: Redemption in Victory

Washington Capitals (6-4-3 15pts) v. Pittsburgh Penguins (7-5-1 15pts) Game Recap: In Pittsburgh the Washington Capitals and the Penguins would meet for the second consecutive time, and fourth time overall this season, as both teams aim for sole possession of fourth place in the NHL MassMutual East Division. In the opening minutes of the game … Continue reading Capitals v. Penguins: Redemption in Victory

Pause, Press Play; Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals6-3-3Vitek Vanecek3.17 / .903Pittsburgh Penguins6-5-1Tristan Jarry3.95 / .857Predicted Goaltenders The Washington Capitals are again looking to end a losing streak, and to hand Pittsburgh their first at-home loss of the season (4-0-0). This time it’s a three-game, season-high winless streak the Caps are hoping to halt. Washington has five losses in their … Continue reading Pause, Press Play; Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

Momentum Swings; Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals2-0-1Vitek Vanecek1.00 / .968Pittsburgh Penguins1-2-0Casey DeSmith2.12/ .889Predicted Goaltenders After dropping their first game of eight against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a shootout, the Washington Capitals are looking to add to their five of six possible points through three games as they take on Pittsburgh once again to close out their four-game road … Continue reading Momentum Swings; Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

Capitals Succumb to Pens in 4-3 Shootout Loss in the Steel City

 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals2-0-1Ilya Samsonov2.77 / .889Pittsburgh Penguins1-2-0Casey DeSmith2.77 / .870 TLDR: In a game of trading chances, Alex Ovechkin scores his first of the season and the Capitals keep Crosby off the score sheet, but ultimately fall in the shootout to drop their third game, 4-3. It has been 316 days since the Capitals … Continue reading Capitals Succumb to Pens in 4-3 Shootout Loss in the Steel City

Rivalry in the ‘Burgh; Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

 2020-21 RecordGoaltenderGAA / SV%Washington Capitals2-0-0Ilya Samsonov4.00 / .846Pittsburgh Penguins0-2-0Casey DeSmith1.25 / .923Predicted Goaltenders The Washington Capitals kicked off their 2020-21 campaign with back-to-back wins in Buffalo to get a 2-0-0 jump-start. Now, they’re hoping to write the same story in Pittsburgh. The Capitals were looking to defeat the Sabres for a second time in two … Continue reading Rivalry in the ‘Burgh; Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

Reverse Retro: Metropolitan Division

Continuing with the NHL's Reverse Retro jersey reveals, today we are going to take a look at the Metropolitan DivisionCarolina Hurricanes: The Carolina Hurricanes are going back to the Hartford Whalers days with this 1979 look. The jersey mirrors what was worn during the 1979-1980 season, however the base colour of this jersey is gray … Continue reading Reverse Retro: Metropolitan 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

Capitals Select Trineyev, Hughes, Bjorklund, and Magnusson on Day 2 of 2020 Draft

Day 2 of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft featured picks 32 through 217. As expected, Alexis Lafreniere was drafted first overall by the New York Rangers last night, and Quinton Byfield went 2nd, making history as the highest drafted African American prospect in NHL history. The Washington Capitals drafted four additional players in addition to … Continue reading Capitals Select Trineyev, Hughes, Bjorklund, and Magnusson on Day 2 of 2020 Draft