With newly signed Evgeny Kuznetsov looking on, the Washington Capitals did their best to entertain their new teammate.
Tuukka Rask got the first win of his career against Washington, Gregory Campbell and Loui Eriksson scored second-period goals and the Boston Bruins beat the Capitals 3-0 on Thursday night.
If you’re someone who considers yourself a passive hockey fan, then trade deadline acquisitions can be hard to follow. Here’s a simpler breakdown (with a timeline) explaining the moves the Caps made, and how it will affect the team moving forward.
They didn’t pay dividends in last night’s loss, but Caps general manager George McPhee’s three deals before the NHL trading deadline were pretty sensible.
Brooks Laich seems pleased with the Caps deadline acquisitions thus far, although he’s leery from one previous “bad apple” who “rocked the boat a little bit.” But who???
The Washington Capitals have traded forwards Martin Erat and John Mitchell to the Phoenix Coyotes as the NHL trade deadline looms.
Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has been suspended by the NHL for two games for boarding Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn.
Vincent Lecavalier scored at 2:45 of overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 5-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday.
Alex Ovechkin looks as if he’s ready to carry the Washington Capitals to one of the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spots.
Alex Ovechkin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and had two assists and Troy Brouwer had two power-play goals Thursday night, lifting the Washington Capitals to a 5-4 victory over the Florida Panthers.