Comeback: Hagelin sets Caps into overdrive, Ovechkin completes 2nd hat-trick in two games, Washington wins 6-4

Washington Capitals (33-11-5) vs New York Islanders (28-15-4) TLDR; Capitals allow four unanswered, come-back to tally five to defeat the Islanders 6-4, Ovechkin scores 2nd hat-trick in two games to tie, pass Lemieux, ties Yzerman for 9th on All-Time List. First Period: Today’s Marquee Matinee was Washington’s final game before the All-Star Break, and if … Continue reading Comeback: Hagelin sets Caps into overdrive, Ovechkin completes 2nd hat-trick in two games, Washington wins 6-4

Getting Lucky on Long Island: Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders

Washington Capitals (32-11-5) vs New York Islanders (28-14-4)  Predicted GoaltenderRecordGAA / SV% / # SOWashington CapitalsBraden Holtby18-9-53.02 / .899 / 0New York IslandersSemyon Varlamov15-6-42.48 / .919 / 0Goaltender matchup The Washington Capitals are set to take on the New York Islanders for another Saturday Matinee, this time at Nassau Coliseum. Back on Thursday, Capitals captain … Continue reading Getting Lucky on Long Island: Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders

Game Recap: New Jersey Devils @ Washington Capitals 1/16/20

New Jersey Devils (17-23-7 41pts) @ Washington Capitals (32-11-5 69pts)  Game Recap: Good evening Devils fans! Tonight your New Jersey Devils head back down to the beltway for a rematch of last weekends game against the Washington Capitals. Previously the Devils defeated the Caps in a dominant 5-1 victory. In the first period, the Capitals … Continue reading Game Recap: New Jersey Devils @ Washington Capitals 1/16/20

Game Recap – 1/16/2020 – New Jersey Devils v. Washington Capitals

New Jersey Devils (17-22-7 41pts) v. Washington Capitals (31-11-5 67pts)   Game Recap: In Washington the Capitals would play their last home game before they take their Bye Week to enter the NHL All Star Break as they play host to the New Jersey Devils. In the first period the Capitals would think they would … Continue reading Game Recap – 1/16/2020 – New Jersey Devils v. Washington Capitals

Radical Redemption: Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils

Washington Capitals (31-11-5) vs New Jersey Devils (17-22-7)  Predicted GoaltenderRecordGAA / SV% / # SOWashington CapitalsIlya Samsonov13-2-12.11 / .925 / 1 New Jersey DevilsLouis Domingue3-5-03.55 / .884 / 0Goaltender matchup After ending a two-game losing streak for the second time in the month of January, the Washington Capitals are looking ahead as they take on … Continue reading Radical Redemption: Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils

TXHT Breakdown – Nicklas Backstrom Signs 5 Year Deal with Capitals

This morning the Washington Capitals announced that they have signed center Nicklas Backstrom to a five year, $46 million contract extension that will guarantee that he will be with the Capitals through the 2024-25 season. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1217087723078590465?s=20 Backstrom, 32, leads the Capitals franchise in assists with 668, and is one of two players in Capitals franchise … Continue reading TXHT Breakdown – Nicklas Backstrom Signs 5 Year Deal with Capitals

Storm Chasers: Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes

Washington Capitals (30-11-5) vs Carolina Hurricanes (27-16-2)  Predicted GoaltenderRecordGAA / SV% / # SOWashington CapitalsIlya Samsonov12-2-12.25 / .921 / 0Carolina HurricanesPetr Mrazek17-10-22.64 / .905 / 3 The second of a three-game homestand will see the Washington Capitals facing off against the Carolina Hurricanes for the 2nd time in 10 days, and the third time in … Continue reading Storm Chasers: Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes