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?

NHL News and Notes from Thursday, March 12th, 2020

NHL News and Notes from Thursday, March 12th, 2020   News: https://twitter.com/NHL/status/1238156904473530368?s=20 https://twitter.com/NHLPA/status/1238159353347280898?s=20 https://twitter.com/NWHL/status/1238102476546551809?s=20   Game Recaps: Nashville Predators v. Toronto Maple Leafs - 7p EST Start Time POSTPONED https://twitter.com/MapleLeafs/status/1238164128847577089?s=20   Buffalo Sabres v. Montreal Canadiens - 7p EST Start Time POSTPONED https://twitter.com/BuffaloSabres/status/1238168319896817664?s=20   Philadelphia Flyers v. Tampa Bay Lightning - 7p EST Start Time … Continue reading NHL News and Notes from Thursday, March 12th, 2020

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

NHL News and Notes from Monday, March 9th, 2020

NHL News and Notes from Monday, March 9th, 2020   News: The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that they have fined forward Oskar Sundqvist of the St. Louis Blues $5000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for roughing Chicago Blackhawks forward Adam Boqvist. https://twitter.com/NHLPlayerSafety/status/1237041667829620742?s=20   The NHL, along with Major League Baseball, National Basketball … Continue reading NHL News and Notes from Monday, March 9th, 2020

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

NHL News and Notes from Saturday, March 7th, 2020

NHL News and Notes from Saturday, March 7th, 2020   Game Recaps: Carolina Hurricanes v. New York Islanders - 1p EST Start Time On Long Island the New York Islanders would play host to the Carolina Hurricanes, and in the first period Justin Williams would score for Carolina to take the 1-0 lead, but in … Continue reading NHL News and Notes from Saturday, March 7th, 2020