Game Recap – 3/1/2020 – Washington Capitals v. Minnesota Wild

Washington Capitals (39-19-6 84pts) v. Minnesota Wild (32-25-7 71pts)   Game Recap: The Washington Capitals head to Minnesota to face the Wild and finish their short two game road trip, and boy would we have a wild one (pun intended) to start this game. In the first period Ryan Donato would open the scoring for … Continue reading Game Recap – 3/1/2020 – Washington Capitals v. Minnesota Wild

Game Recap – 2/25/2020 – Winnipeg Jets v. Washington Capitals

Winnipeg Jets (32-27-5 69pts) v. Washington Capitals (38-18-6 82pts)   Game Recap: The Washington Capitals would play host to the Winnipeg Jets on a night where the honor Alex Ovechkin for scoring 700 career NHL goals, and less than two minutes into the game Ovechkin would net goal number 701 to give the Capitals the … Continue reading Game Recap – 2/25/2020 – Winnipeg Jets v. Washington Capitals

The Road to 700 – What If?

With Alex Ovechkin entering the weekend two goals away from reaching 700 career NHL goals, we here at TXHT wondered what would we be talking about right now if Ovechkin were to start his NHL career with the 2004-05 lockout lost season, and if we had a full season during the 2012-13 season. https://twitter.com/NHL/status/1225042808106639360?s=20   … Continue reading The Road to 700 – What If?

Game Recap – 2/4/2020 – Los Angeles Kings v. Washington Capitals

Los Angeles Kings (19-29-5 43pts) v. Washington Capitals (35-13-5 75pts)   Game Recap: The Washington Capitals would continue their home stretch as they would host the Los Angeles Kings. In the first period both teams would trade powerplays, but neither team would be able to capitalize on their opportunities with the extra man. However, with … Continue reading Game Recap – 2/4/2020 – Los Angeles Kings v. Washington Capitals

Game Recap – 1/31/2020 – Washington Capitals v. Ottawa Senators

Washington Capitals (34-12-5 73pts) v. Ottawa Senators (18-23-9 45pts)   Game Recap: The Washington Capitals head to the Capitol of Canada to take on the Ottawa Senators, and in the first period TJ Oshie would be the beneficiary of a beautiful John Carlson slap pass to tip the puck into the net for his 19th … Continue reading Game Recap – 1/31/2020 – Washington Capitals v. Ottawa Senators

Game Recap – 1/29/2020 – Nashville Predators v. Washington Capitals

Nashville Predators (22-19-7 51pts) v. Washington Capitals (34-11-5 73pts)   Game Recap: Playing at home for the first time since the All Star Break, the Washington Capitals would play host to the Nashville Predators and see Alex Ovechkin pay special tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant who passed away this past weekend. https://twitter.com/sad_ex_machina/status/1222671605693808640?s=20   In … Continue reading Game Recap – 1/29/2020 – Nashville Predators v. Washington Capitals

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