Barry Trotz talks about the easy decision to move Alex Ovechkin back to the left side, and how the Capitals have ‘bought in’ early, wanting to “do something special” in the 2014-15 season.
Alex Ovechkin scored in his third straight game, Braden Holtby made 26 saves and the Washington Capitals beat New Jersey 6-2 on Thursday night, handing the Devils their first loss.
The Sharks led 3-0 in the first period, 4-1 in the second, and 5-3 late in the third before Washington’s Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored 1:16 apart to tie the game with 4:35 remaining in regulation.
If the Washington Captials can combine Alex Ovechkin’s scoring with strong defense every game, coach Barry Trotz will be enjoying a lot of victories this season.
As the Capitals prepare to start their season, Troy Brouwer says it’s time for them to begin “playing for each other” more than individual accomplishments.
Missing the playoffs for the first time in a while jarred the Washington Capitals into fundamental changes.
Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals surprised a 10-year-old fan by the name of Ann, taking her up on a request to go on a ‘sushi’ date with her favorite hockey player.
After three years dating, tennis player Maria Kirilenko has reportedly broken off her engagement with Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, according to multiple Russian outlets.
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and Barry Trotz finally had a chance to meet face to face for the first time since the former Nashville Predators coach was named Capitals coach on May 26.
George McPhee says he could sense the Washington Capitals were going to get rid of him as general manager, but he thinks the team is set up to reach the Stanley Cup finals “sometime in the next three years.”