President Obama will not be attending the Winter Classic in D.C. on New Year’s Day, as the First Family vacations in Hawaii more than 4,500 miles away.
Roberto Luongo has been around the NHL for 15 seasons, and yet the veteran goalie still had a chance to see something new.
Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is one of the NHL’s top set up men.
With their latest win, the Washington Capitals believe they are gaining some momentum.
See Washington Capitals players rolling around with cute, fuzzy puppies in the 2015 Caps Canine Calendar, available on Dec. 2, 2014.
Tyler Bozak and the Toronto Maple Leafs made quick work of the weary Washington Capitals.
The mood in the Washington dressing room between the first and second periods was quite somber after the host Capitals blew a two-goal lead to the streaking New York Islanders in less than a minute.
It has been a tough stretch these past few months for D.C. sports fans. The Nationals made a quick exit from the playoffs, the Redskins realized that their franchise QB is a bust, Bradley Beal broke his wrist, and the Capitals got off to a slow start.
After Alex Ovechkin’s impossible goal Thursday, Capitals PA announcer Wes Johnson simulates on the radio what an Ovi-to-Ovi-to-Ovi goal would have sounded like had the Caps been playing at home.
Alex Ovechkin has scored plenty of pretty goals in his career. He even throws in some scrappy ones from time to time.