Capital Punishment – Boy, Oh Boy

Before NHL games began on Wednesday, January 20th the National Hockey League handed it's first penalty against a team for Player Violations to the COVID-19 Protocols that is allowing the League to hold the 2020-21 season. That team though... it just happened to be the Washington Capitals. https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1352033620236632066?s=20 The League levied a $100,000 fine against … Continue reading Capital Punishment – Boy, Oh Boy

Game Recap – 12/27/2019 – Columbus Blue Jackets v. Washington Capitals

Columbus Blue Jackets (17-14-6 40pts) v. Washington Capitals (26-7-5 57pts)   Game Recap: Coming back from the three day holiday break the Washington Capitals would play host to their Metro Division rival Columbus Blue Jackets, and would look to avenge their two previous loses this season to Columbus. After a scoreless first period that would … Continue reading Game Recap – 12/27/2019 – Columbus Blue Jackets v. Washington Capitals

Capitals Injury Report and Notes

The Washington Capitals are starting to get banged up as today senior vice president and general manager Briam MacLellan has announced the following moves:   Placed on Injured Reserve Carl Hagelin (LTIR, eligible to be activated on Dec. 2nd) Nic Dowd (IR, eligible to be activated on Nov. 21st)   Re-assigned to Hershey Vitek Vanecek … Continue reading Capitals Injury Report and Notes

Game Recap – 11/11/2019 – Arizona Coyotes v. Washington Capitals

Arizona Coyotes (9-6-2 20pts) v. Washington Capitals (13-2-9 29pts)   Game Recap: The Washington Capitals break out the retro reds as they play host to the Arizona Coyotes. In the first period both teams would start the period with some very close chances but both Antti Raanta and Ilya Samsonov would be up to the … Continue reading Game Recap – 11/11/2019 – Arizona Coyotes v. Washington Capitals

Game Recap – 11/3/2019 – Calgary Flames v. Washington Capitals

Calgary Flames (8-6-2 18pts) v. Washington Capitals (10-2-3 23pts)   Game Recap: In Washington the Capitals take on the Calgary Flames for the second and final time of the 2019-20 season, and after celebrating the Washington Nationals and their World Series Championship victory it would be the Flames crashing the party after a poor Dmitry … Continue reading Game Recap – 11/3/2019 – Calgary Flames v. Washington Capitals

Game Recap – 10/16/2019 – Toronto Maple Leafs v. Washington Capitals

Toronto Maple Leafs (4-2-1 9pts) v. Washington Capitals (3-2-2 8pts)   Game Recap: Coming off a bad outing against Colorado the other day for their holiday matinee, the Washington Capitals look to turn things around as they host the Toronto Maple Leafs. To start the game the Capitals would get an early powerplay when Morgan … Continue reading Game Recap – 10/16/2019 – Toronto Maple Leafs v. Washington Capitals

Game Recap – 10/14/2019 – Colorado Avalanche v. Washington Capitals

Colorado Avalanche (4-0-0 8pts) v. Washington Capitals (3-1-2 8pts)   Game Recap: Coming home for a three game homestand the Washington Capitals host the Colorado Avalanche, and less than four minutes into the game it would be the Avalanche getting on the board first as Erik Johnson would rip it from the point and have … Continue reading Game Recap – 10/14/2019 – Colorado Avalanche v. Washington Capitals

Game Recap – 10/4/2019 – Washington Capitals v. New York Islanders

Washington Capitals (1-0-0 2pts) v. New York Islanders (0-0-0 0pts)   Game Recap: The Washington Capitals head to Long Island as the New York Islanders open up their season at Nassau Coliseum. For the first half of this game the Capitals would show some glimpses of offense, but it would be the Islanders who would … Continue reading Game Recap – 10/4/2019 – Washington Capitals v. New York Islanders

It’s #ALLCAPS in New York; Capitals v Islanders

Washington Capitals (1-0-0) v. New York Islanders (0-0-0)   Record Predicted Goaltender Washington Capitals 1-0-0 (2019-20)Ilya Samsonov New York Islanders 5-2-0 (preseason)Semyon Varlamov *Full disclosure: this might give you a headache at first, so bear with me on this one. Washington Capitals’ newest back-up goaltender Ilya Samsonov is getting his first regular season NHL start … Continue reading It’s #ALLCAPS in New York; Capitals v Islanders

Capitals Announce 2019-20 Opening Night Roster

Today the Washington Capitals announced their 2019-20 Opening Night roster as they prepare to take on the St. Louis Blues tonight in St. Louis. However, the Capitals made an another announcement before they did unveil their official roster. https://twitter.com/CapitalsPR/status/1179425834744111105?s=20   The Capitals officially announced that they have placed goaltender Pheonix Copley on waivers. This, as … Continue reading Capitals Announce 2019-20 Opening Night Roster