Found December 05, 2011 on NBC Washington:
Alex Ovechkin, Elliot Segal of DC 101, and Alan May partnered with local Marines to shop for toys to benefit Toys for Tots. The Capitals will be holding a toy drive for fans at Verizon Center on December 9 prior to the Maple Leafs game. Photo Credit: Sarah Kogod

Ovechkin On The Penalty Kill?

from Elliotte Friedman of CBC, • Radical idea heard this week: Maybe new Capitals head coach Dale Hunter should try using Alexander Ovechkin as a penalty killer. It’s time to try something different to get him going. • A story to watch: What are contenders San Jose ($2.5 million in cap room), Boston ($4.5M), Chicago ($5.5M) and Detroit ($5.6M) going to do? All of them are...

Capitals beat Senators in overtime

Dale Hunter's third game as an NHL head coach and Brooks Laich's 500th game as an NHL player could hardly have had a better ending for both. Laich scored 12 seconds into overtime to give Washington a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night, the Capitals' first victory under Hunter, who replaced Bruce Boudreau Monday and lost his first two games at the helm...

Michal Neuvirth bounces back in first appearance under coach Dale Hunter

Michal Neuvirth knew he was struggling, though the 23-year-old Washington Capitals goaltender didn't think he was as bad as his numbers. He went into Saturday night with a 3.81 goals-against average and .868 save percentage, statistics that are eye-opening given his success last season. "I'm feeling good," Neuvirth said Friday. ...

DMV: Radio Fight Over Ridiculous Alex Ovechkin Steriod Column

Columnist links Ovechkin to steriods. Blogger rips him apart for it. The two meet on the air. Great radio ensues. [Puck Daddy] Caps named winners in the NHL’s four-division realignment. [Puck Daddy] More thoughts on how realignment impacts the Caps. [On Frozen Blog] Weed? That’s nothing. Old Redskins had real character issues. [City Desk] The “RFK All-Stadium Team,” whatever...

Washington Capitals coach Dale Hunter gets first NHL win

Long-time Ontario Hockey League coach Dale Hunter nabbed his first win of his NHL coaching career tonight against the Ottawa Senators 12 seconds into the overtime period in front of the Washington home crowd. Dale Hunter, shown during his coaching days with the OHL London Knights, registered his first NHL win Saturday against the visiting Ottawa Senators. It happened...

Capitals-Senators Preview

Washington Capitals coach Dale Hunter might not have assumed his hiring would immediately end the struggles of the squad he inherited, though losing three of his first four games may not be what he envisioned, either. Washington faces the only team it has defeated since Hunter took over when it visits the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. Hunter's tenure with the Capitals...

Columnist Assumes Ovechkin Was on PEDs

Remember that columnist who trolled the sports world by saying San Francisco Giants fan Brian Stow deserved his near fatal beating? Well now John Steigerwald has his sights set on Alex Ovechkin with the most unoriginal of all athlete accusations. Ovi must have been on steroids. There are whispers and maybe even some out-loud conversations around the hockey world about Ovechkin...

Laich scores winner 12 seconds into OT for Caps

Brooks Laich scored 12 seconds into overtime to give Washington a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night, the Capitals' first victory under new coach Dale Hunter.

Pregame #27: Washington Capitals at Ottawa Senators

Washington Capitals (13-12-1) vs. Ottawa Senators (13-11-3) Location: ScotiaBank Place Time: 7:00 PM TV: Local: Comcast SportsNet (HD) (Game On!), TSN Radio: 1500AM, 820 AM, and XMPrevious Games:Dec 3, 2011 OTT@WSH, 3-2 W (OT)Games Remaining: Dec 7, 2011 WSH@OTT, 7:00 PM Feb 22, 2012 WSH@OTT, 7:00 PM Familiar Faces of Former Capitals: D Sergei Gonchar (654 GP, 1994-2004)Former...

Florida Panthers hold on to defeat Washington Capitals, 5-4

Stephen Weiss scored twice, and Florida held on after taking a four-goal lead, building its Southeast Division lead to seven points.
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