Breaking News: Capitals Trade Stephenson to Vegas

Early Monday afternoon Washington Capitals writer Mike Vogel tweeted that forward Chandler Stephenson was not going to be on ice for practice that day. At the time Vogel would not confirm if a trade would take place, but did elude to the fact that a roster move was likely. https://twitter.com/VogsCaps/status/1201573087361273860?s=20   Later Monday evening both … Continue reading Breaking News: Capitals Trade Stephenson to Vegas

Game Recap – 11/18/2019 – Anaheim Ducks v. Washington Capitals

Anaheim Ducks (10-9-2 22pts) v. Washington Capitals (15-3-4 34pts)   Game Recap: Coming off their 3-2 shootout victory against Boston, the Washington Capitals look to build on their momentum against the visiting Anaheim Ducks. In the first period the Capitals would need only 50 seconds to break the tie and take the first lead of … Continue reading Game Recap – 11/18/2019 – Anaheim Ducks v. Washington Capitals

Game Recap – 11/1/2019 – Buffalo Sabres v. Washington Capitals

Buffalo Sabres (9-2-2 20pts) v. Washington Capitals (9-2-3 21pts)   Game Recap: After a successful month of October that was capped off with an even more successful five game road trip to end the month, the Washington Capitals start the month of November at home against the Buffalo Sabres. In the first period the Sabres … Continue reading Game Recap – 11/1/2019 – Buffalo Sabres v. Washington Capitals

Game Recap – 10/22/2019 – Washington Capitals v. Calgary Flames

Washington Capitals (6-2-2 14pts) v. Calgary Flames (5-4-1 11pts)   Game Recap: The Washington Capitals come to Calgary looking to grow their current winning streak to four games, but the Flames will look to end that for the Capitals. In the first period both teams would trade powerplay opportunitie, but neither team would be able … Continue reading Game Recap – 10/22/2019 – Washington Capitals v. Calgary Flames

The Capitals Salary Crunch – A Case to Send Down Copley

With NHL Training Camp in full swing, and the Washington Capitals having played through half of their preseason games to this point, there still is a looming question that the Capitals will need to answer and that involves the $1.3 million in salary they need to shed to get under the Salary Cap. So how … Continue reading The Capitals Salary Crunch – A Case to Send Down Copley

TXHT Opinion – The Capitals Salary Cap Crunch

With July coming to an end the Washington Capitals have made some moves to improve their bottom six and their defense. However, with these moves and the re-signings of forwards Jakub Vrana and Chandler Stephenson, and defenseman Christian Djoos the Capitals have put themselves into a bit of a Cap crunch.   Currently the Capitals … Continue reading TXHT Opinion – The Capitals Salary Cap Crunch

Game Recap – 12/21/2018 – Buffalo Sabres v. Washington Capitals

Buffalo Sabres (20-10-5 45pts) v. Washington Capitals (20-10-3 43pts)   Game Recap: The Washington Capitals defeat the Buffalo Sabres in a tightly contested game that saw Braden Holtby make 36 saves on 37 shots, and Tom Wilson clinch the game with the game winning goal 7 minutes left in regulation.   Lineups: Buffalo Sabres: Jeff … Continue reading Game Recap – 12/21/2018 – Buffalo Sabres v. Washington Capitals