To start off the 40th season in Washington Capitals history, the team invited Caps legends Rod Langway, Peter Bondra, Craig Laughlin and Sylvain Cote to drop the ceremonial first puck before the game.
With two of his four goals on the power play Tuesday, Alex Ovechkin passed Peter Bondra for the Capitals' franchise leader in power play goals.
D.C. area sports artist Paul Nichols created caricatures of Mike Green, Alex Ovechkin and Peter Bondra on pucks.
Today is Peter Bondra’s 45th birthday. What can you say about the man? He was one of the most prolific goal scorers in Washington history and one of the most electrifying players in his era. The post Happy Birthday, Bonzai! appeared first on Capitals Outsider.
from John Kreiser of NHL.com,
Marleau has six 30-goal seasons, with a high of 44 in 2009-10. Through five games this season, he's on a pace for 86 in this abbreviated 48-game season. That's not likely, but he's already more than a quarter of the way to passing Peter Bondra's League-leading total of 34 goals in 1994-95, the last time the NHL schedule was limited...
For those of you thinking that Dale Hunter would step in and magically cure the Caps of 4 years of bad habits welcome back to hockey reality. Last night's 2-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues was the first step with 59 steps/games remaining on a journey back to team hockey.Here is a fact for your consumption. The 1998 Eastern Conference Champion Capitals (yes...the Caps experienced...