Reverse Retro: Metropolitan Division

Continuing with the NHL's Reverse Retro jersey reveals, today we are going to take a look at the Metropolitan DivisionCarolina Hurricanes: The Carolina Hurricanes are going back to the Hartford Whalers days with this 1979 look. The jersey mirrors what was worn during the 1979-1980 season, however the base colour of this jersey is gray … Continue reading Reverse Retro: Metropolitan Division

Lundqvist Officially a Capital

The Washington Capitals made their first splash of free agency as they signed goaltender Henrik Lundqvist to pair up with sophomore goaltender Ilya Samsonov. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1314626481717424129?s=20 With Braden Holtby signing with the Vancouver Canucks in free agency, the Capitals needed to address the need in net. Lundqvist will serve that need as he has stated that … Continue reading Lundqvist Officially a Capital

Caps Make Announcements on D

Today the Washington Capitals made a pair of announcements regarding their defense. Dillon Re-Signs for 4 Years First the Capitals announced that they have re-signed defender Brenden Dillon to a four year contract with an AAV of $3.9 million. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1313603475608043522?s=20 The signing keeps the Capitals Trade Deadline acquisition around to help stabilize the blue line, … Continue reading Caps Make Announcements on D

Saturday Night Headlines

Here are today's headlines for Saturday, October 3rd, 2020. Flyers Re-sign Goalie The Philadelphia Flyers re-signed goaltender Brian Elliott to a one year contract worth $1.5 million. https://twitter.com/NHLFlyers/status/1312399553786712065?s=20   Lehner Inks Deal with Vegas Reports of the Vegas Golden Knights signing goaltender Robin Lehner has come to fruition as they have announced they have officially … Continue reading Saturday Night Headlines

Official! Capitals Name Laviolette Head Coach

The Washington Capitals have officially announced Peter Laviolette as their new head coach. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1305861206272548864?s=20 A Little History Laviolette, who was relieved in Nashville as the Predators head coach on January 6th, 2020, has coached in 1,210 career NHL games with a 637-425-25-123 record. In the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Laviolette has made an appearance 11 … Continue reading Official! Capitals Name Laviolette Head Coach

Report – Peter Laviolette Next Capitals Coach

This morning reports are coming in that Peter Laviollete will become the next head coach of the Washington Capitals as reported by Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada. https://twitter.com/FriedgeHNIC/status/1305842584925999106?s=20 It's been reported before that Laviolette was one of three head coaches with substantial coaching experience to be interviewed by the Capitals. The other two … Continue reading Report – Peter Laviolette Next Capitals Coach

What’s next for the Capitals?

Yesterday the Washington Capitals fired their head coach Todd Reirden after two consecutive first round playoff exits since winning the Stanley Cup back in 2018. The Capitals won the cup under then head coach Barry Trotz who has since moved onto coach the New York Islanders. The Capitals haven’t had that same success in the … Continue reading What’s next for the Capitals?

Ovechkin Named Cover Athlete for NHL 21

EA Sports has announced that Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin is the new cover athlete for EA NHL 21. https://twitter.com/EASPORTSNHL/status/1297911845639028738?s=20 This marks the second time Ovechkin has graced the cover for EA NHL as he was on the cover for EA NHL 07. Also with EA NHL 21 will be the "The Great Eight Edition". … Continue reading Ovechkin Named Cover Athlete for NHL 21

Caps Relieve Reirden as Coach

This morning the Washington Capitals announced that they have relieved head coach Todd Reirden after two seasons behind the bench after taking over for Barry Trotz. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1297548922106388482?s=20 In his two seasons with the Capitals as head coach, Reirden would lead the Caps to a 89-46-16 record during the regular season, but during the playoffs would … Continue reading Caps Relieve Reirden as Coach