Back In Business: Washington Capitals Playoff Preview

 2019-20 Regular Season Record% Games Won of Total GPWashington Capitals41-20-8 (69 GP).652 The Metropolitan Division-leading Washington Capitals are set to chase down a second championship in three years as the Stanley Cup Playoffs gear up to begin in a few weeks’ time upon the conclusion of the best-of-5 play-in series. For a fifth straight year, … Continue reading Back In Business: Washington Capitals Playoff Preview

NHL Announces 2019-20 Award Winners

Today the National Hockey League announced the regular season winners for the 2019-20 season.   Boston Domination The Boston Bruins took home the President's Trophy after finishing the 2019-20 season with the League's best regular season record. The Bruins would play 70 games and go 44-14-12 for 100 points to take the top spot in … Continue reading NHL Announces 2019-20 Award Winners

Capitals and Bears Extend Their Affiliation

While unfortunately there is no hockey being played at this time, we have gotten some good news today! The Washington Capitals and the Hershey Bears have extended their affiliation agreement through the 2023 - 2024 season. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1261309815378378752?s=20 The Washington Capitals and the Hershey Bears have been affiliates for the past 15 years, which is the … Continue reading Capitals and Bears Extend Their Affiliation

Leipsic Officially Released from Contract

As expected, the Washington Capitals terminated the contract of forward Brendan Leipsic officially today after placing him on unconditional waivers yesterday. Leipsic’s contract was terminated due to unacceptable and misogynistic Instagram chat comments he made along with his brother Jeremy Leipsic, and Jack Rodewald who is a forward within the Florida Panthers organization. His brother … Continue reading Leipsic Officially Released from Contract

TXHT Opinion: Brendan Leipsic’s Instagram comments

Unfortunately, the hockey story I’m about to tell you all is not a good one. It makes me incredibly sad to have to write this article especially during a global pandemic. Sadly, this is a tough task of a hockey writer but that’s just part of the job sometimes. Last night, various local Washington Capitals … Continue reading TXHT Opinion: Brendan Leipsic’s Instagram comments

TXHT Jersey Share – Why Caps? Why?

Welcome to another edition of TXHT Jersey Share as we take a look at the Washington Capitals 2018 Stadium Series jersey.     Hands down the worst jersey in franchise history. It's not even a debate. This is also the laziest jersey ever down by the Capitals too. So let's preface this real quick. The … Continue reading TXHT Jersey Share – Why Caps? Why?

Seeing Red: Washington Capitals vs Detroit Red Wings

Washington Capitals (41-21-7) vs Detroit Red Wings (17-49-5)  Predicted GoaltenderRecordGAA / SV% / # SOWashington CapitalsBraden Holtby25-14-63.11 / .897 / 0Detroit Red WingsJonathan Bernier15-21-32.90 / .908 / 1*Predicted* The Washington Capitals are back in the nations’ capital to take on the still-last-place Detroit Red Wings. Since the last time these two teams played, the Red … Continue reading Seeing Red: Washington Capitals vs Detroit Red Wings

Buffalo Wild Wins: Washington Capitals vs Buffalo Sabres

Washington Capitals (41-21-6) vs Buffalo Sabres (29-30-8)  Predicted GoaltenderRecordGAA / SV% / # SOWashington CapitalsBraden Holtby25-14-53.14 / .897 / 0Buffalo SabresLinus Ullmark16-14-32.72 / .914 / 1 The Washington Capitals are continuing their three-game road trip as they travel up to Buffalo to take on the Sabres. It’s hard to believe it’s been just over four … Continue reading Buffalo Wild Wins: Washington Capitals vs Buffalo Sabres

TXHT Report Card – Ilya Kovalchuk’s First 5 Games

Coming to the Washington Capitals as a Trade Deadline pickup from the Montreal Canadiens, Ilya Kovalchuk joined his third team of the 2019-20 season, and I for one was not pleased with this move. Since this trade drew the most of my ire that day I felt that it would be most appropriate to do … Continue reading TXHT Report Card – Ilya Kovalchuk’s First 5 Games

Slapshots in Steel City: Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins

Washington Capitals (40-20-7) vs Pittsburgh Penguins (39-21-6)  Predicted GoaltenderRecordGAA / SV% / # SOWashington CapitalsBraden Holtby24-14-53.16 / .896 / 0Pittsburgh PenguinsMatt Murray19-10-52.83 / .900 / 1 For the third straight game, the Washington Capitals will face-off against another Metropolitan rival. The Pittsburgh Penguins have faltered lately, as they dropped six consecutive games to end the … Continue reading Slapshots in Steel City: Washington Capitals vs Pittsburgh Penguins