Washington Capitals center and Swedish Olympian Nicklas Backstrom failed a doping test in Sochi and didn’t play in the gold medal game against Canada Sunday, the Associated Press reports.
There’s nothing like nationalism to spark some good-natured trolling in the Capitals locker room prior to the Olympic Hockey matchup between USA and Canada.
Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is remaining in Russia after his father underwent heart surgery.
For all of his talent and leadership, 28-year-old Alex Ovechkin just hasn’t come through.
Karl Alzner feels empathy for Caps teammate Alex Ovechkin being eliminated from the Olympics Games his country is hosting. He says he “can’t imagine the feeling of having to deal” with losing that game.
Russia surely let down its home crowd, in being eliminated from the Sochi Games with a 3-1 defeat to Finland on Wednesday, but as Craig Custance explains, the blame shouldn’t fall on Alex Ovechkin’s shoulders.
Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin and his Russian national team suffered a devastating 3-1 defeat to Finlandin the Men’s Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff, in front of their home crowd in Sochi on Wednesday.
Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich talked about his new girlfriend, American actress Julianne Hough, in his weekly interview with the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan on Wednesday.
Julien Brouillette won’t be joining his five Washington Capitals teammates who are on their way to play Olympic hockey in Sochi.
After getting an Olympic send-off from Secretary of State John Kerry, Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 40th goal with 12:14 remaining Thursday night as the Washington Capitals rallied from a third-period deficit for a 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
The Capitals’ Red Rockers stopped by the studio to tempt the Junkies into Rockin’ The Red in June.