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The Washington Capitals opened their 2013-2014 season with a high-scoring, gut-wrenching loss to the Chicago Blackhawks by the score of 6-4. The Caps were able to stick with the defending Stanley Cup champs, even taking the lead for a couple minutes in the third, but weren't able to cash in on a late two-man advantage to force overtime. The 8:00 game was delayed 30 minutes to account for the banner-raising ceremony for Chicago. It was an incredible ceremony, but it seemed to go on forever. On to the breakdown: Continue reading "Capitals 4 Blackhawks 6 Recap"
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No one enjoys reading wishy-washy predictions about their favorite team. As someone who has followed and is pretty familiar with the 2013 Stanley Cup champions, I have compiled a list of Chicago Blackhawks predictions that are bold and sure to go wrong.
Corey Crawford becomes a Vezina Trophy Finalist
“Crow” has been receiving mixed reactions during the off-season in regards to...
Carrying the Olympic torch can be one of the biggest honors in an athlete’s career, and Alex Ovechkin finally had his chance to shine.
The torch began its 123-day journey to Sochi in Olympia, Greece on Sunday and Ovechkin missed his team’s final preseason game to do the honors of being the first Russian to carry the torch after it was lit. The winger arrived back in Washington...
Capitals teammates Mike Green (left) and Alex Ovechkin (right) celebrate a goal in the Capitals 6-4 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks (photo courtesy of Jay Cohe)
What a summer Mikhail Grabovski had! First his contract was bought out by the Toronto Maple Leafs, then he remained a lucrative free agent until signing with the Capitals in August. Now $3 million dollars richer, Grabovski...
Brandon Saad, Johnny Oduya and Marian Hossa scored in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks kicked off their Stanley Cup title defense with a 6-4 victory over Mikhail Grabovsky and the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
Patrick Kane, Brent Seabrook and Brandon Bollig also scored for Chicago, which won its first game for the second straight season. Corey Crawford made 28...
CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks raised their championship banner into the rafters of the United Center last night. They took one last look at the cup and took in the emotional homecoming from the crowd that they deserved. After that they went out and showed the fans and the rest of us why they the […]
Susannah Collins will call a college football game for CBS Sports on Saturday. This news comes out on the same day, coincidentally that the Chicago Blackhawks begin the 2013-14 NHL season and raise the banner for their Stanley Cup championship.
And of course, Susannah Collins was unfairly left out of reporting on that title run and experiencing all the bread and circuses of it. You’ll...
We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects.
Today, we take a look at the Washington Capitals.
By: Ken Will (@PensNation_Ken)
2013 Season: 27-18-3, 57 pts (1st Southeast Division, 3rd Eastern Conference)
Alex Ovechkin will have some extra motivation this year with the Olympic games in Sochi, Russia...
This week's featured National Hockey League game of the week is a battle of two playoff teams from last year, the New York Islanders, and the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks. The Blackhawks have to be considered a playoff favorite once again with the bulk of their championship team returning, and their goalie, Corey Crawford, signed to a new six-year extension...
After a season where everything that could go right, went right, the Chicago Blackhawks won their banner raising game at United Center last night with a 3rd period comeback topped off by a very fluky game winner by defenceman Johnny…Read more →The post Unstoppable Blackhawks Continue Finding Ways To Win appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
On Tuesday, Anaheim acquired center Mathieu Perreault from the Washington Capitals. In exchange, the Capitals received left wing John Mitchell and a fourth-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
"It was a little bit of a shock, but I'm very excited to get a chance to come to this organization," said Perreault. "Things were good in Washington, but I...
By Dylan Howlett (@DylanHowlett)
There was a point in 2013 when the Washington Capitals, once destined to be card-carrying members of the NHL’s uppermost echelon, teetered on mediocrity’s doorstep.
It was Feb. 27, and the Caps were the Eastern Conference’s cellar dweller. A 15-game stumble in a truncated 48-game season was enough cause for alarm, particularly for a team that...
Hockey is back!
That’s right, arguably, the greatest sport in the world will resume (free of lockout drama) Wednesday night, and I couldn’t be more excited. I’ll be dressed up in all my Chicago Blackhawks gear, and I assume you’ll be in your favorite team’s gear too. That’s how it should be.
Love for hockey is a year-round emotion, but if you still need some help getting...
1. Chicago Blackhawks It’s hard to argue against the dominant performance the Blackhawks displayed in 2012-13. Until proven otherwise, they are the best team in the National Hockey League. 2. Boston Bruins Aside from the fact the Bruins have played…Read more →The post 30 Teams 30 Dreams: NHL Regular Season Team Rankings appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
The Chicago Blackhawks began last season in Los Angeles, where they watched the Kings celebrate their Stanley Cup title, and then cruised to an emphatic 5-2 victory that set the tone for their own championship run.
Now they are looking for another strong start, while Washington is hoping to do what the Blackhawks did last season when the Capitals visit Chicago on Tuesday.