Alex Ovechkin will miss the Washington Capitals’ game on Friday with an upper-body injury.
Former Washington Capitals and current Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov surrendered to Denver police on an arrest warrant on charges of kidnapping and third-degree assault in what authorities are calling a domestic violence incident.
One of Brooks Laich’s favorite television shows is called “Trailer Park Boys,” a Canadian mockumentary television series that focuses on the misadventures of a group of trailer park residents living in a fictional town in Nova Scotia.
As Brooks Laich described an end-of-game scuffle he was involved in in Dallas last week during his interview with the Junkies, it became clear that hockey players are so desensitized to fighting, sometimes they don’t remember who they fought or what prompted it.
After seeking vengeance for Jack Hillen in the Caps’ 5-4 shootout win over the Flames Thursday night, 19-year-old Caps’ winger Tom Wilson asserted himself as Washington’s next great enforcer; a reputation he’s developing throughout the NHL.
Former Caps head coach Bruce Boudreau, now with Anaheim, was involved in a near physical altercation with Colorado head coach Patrick Roy as time expired in a game in between the Ducks and Avalanche in Denver last night. Watch that video here.
The Chicago Blackhawks scored three goals in the third period to kick off their title defense with a 6-4 victory over Mikhail Grabovski and the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
The Washington Capitals have traded center Mathieu Perreault to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for minor leaguer John Mitchell and a fourth-round pick in next year’s draft.
Fresh off the monumental announcement last week that Washington will host the 2015 NHL Winter Classic, Caps/Wizards owner Ted Leonsis unveiled plans Tuesday to lean more on the Capitals fanbase for further insight into how they’d like to see the hockey organization grow.
The Washington Capitals will host the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, 2015, the National Hockey League and the Washington Capitals announced today. The game will take place on Jan. 1, 2015 with the Capitals’ opponent and location of the game to be announced at a later date.