Former Capital Matt Hendricks was both excited about signing a 4-year deal with the Predators and genuinely emotional about leaving D.C. In an interview with Bill Rohland on 106.7 The Fan, he called Washington his “first home” and the Caps the team that gave him a shot.
Matt Hendricks signs a 4-year deal with the Nashville Predators, reportedly valued at $1.85 million per season.
Unrestricted Free Agent Mike Ribeiro, 33, has reportedly agreed to terms on a 4-year, $22 million deal with the Phoenix Coyotes.
New York contained Alex Ovechkin again and completed its comeback after trailing in the series 2-0 and 3-2 — the latest in Washington’s long history of playoff collapses.
Adam Oates talks about the upcoming season and what to expect from the 2013 Caps
Micheletti agrees with Hunters decision to limit Ovi’s ice time, praises the captain for handling it well.
Nicklas Backstrom, not known for his rough play on the ice, got himself suspended for a critical Game 4 for acting out of character. Regardless, Dale Hunter who was a notorious bad guy himself, stands by his player’s stance of self-defense, although that raises some eyebrows in Boston.
Caps Center Jay Beagle’s faceoffs help lift team to 1-1 series tie with Boston.
There has been a tremendous amount of turnover in D.C. sports in the last year; from coaches to players and college up to the professional ranks. A generation of losing has never been more evident, but with some of the brightest young stars in sports, you never know when it could all turn around for the better.
Six weeks ago, David Elfin wrote a column in which he dubbed Washington “Loserville” compared to the 10 other metropolitan areas that compete in the NFL, MLB, NBA and the NHL. Well, somehow it’s gotten worse since.