The hits are getting harder, the intensity is ramping up and it’s almost time for the best part of the NHL season.
It was only 11 days ago that Ondrej Pavelec was playing the role of backup goalie, allowing an embarrassing last-minute goal to cost his team a game.
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Alex Ovechkin scored two goals, helping lift the Washington Capitals past the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Thursday night.
Most Capitals fans know Tom Wilson and Michael Latta aren’t ones to shy away from a fight — but if they gloves were to drop between the two, who would win?
Holtby made 32 saves for his eighth shutout of the season, Nicklas Backstrom became Washington’s career assists leader, and the Capitals cooled off the surging Bruins with a 2-0 victory Sunday night.
The Dallas Stars made the most of their suddenly potent power play.
Alex Ovechkin’s absence was brief. His impact upon his return was immediate.
We saw the NBA Trade Deadline pass last week in a blaze of glory and now the NHL will have it’s chance to steal the spotlight on Monday.
We’re in the midst of one of the coldest months on record throughout the country.