Penn Quarter Q&A: Tune in to Facebook at 1 p.m.

If it's Friday then it's time for the Penn Quarter Sports Tavern Q&A.Capitals Insider Tarik El-Bashir and Capitals correspondent J.J. Regan will answer your questions
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 hours ago

Penn Quarter Q&A: What's wrong with the special teams?

Capitals Insider Tarik El-Bashir and Capitals correspondent J.J. Regan went on Facebook to take your questions on the power play, the penalty kill, fan panic after losing two games and more.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 hours ago

Capitals daily quote: 'You can't be half in'

The Capitals have a lot to lament after Wednesday’s 4-1 defeat in Edmonton. They’re still not scoring. The special teams are still struggling. And the
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

Alex Ovechkin creates a lasting memory for a young Caps fan in Edmonton

During warmups before Wednesday’s game against the Oilers at Edmonton’s new Rogers Place arena, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin spotted a young boy wearing his red No. 8 jersey in the crowd. Ovechkin skated over to the boy with an extra stick from the bench and flipped it over the glass. #Gr8 player, #Gr8 guy. @ovi8 #CapsOilers […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago

Capitals go to Western Canada in search of consistency

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) The simple thing the Washington Capitals want to get out of their four-game Western Canadian road trip doesn't tell the whole story. Player after player said the Capitals are looking for a perfect eight points out of games at the Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets. More specifically the defending Presidents' Trophy winners want...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Home Opener Does Not Disappoint

Paul Carey, Aaron Ness, Nathan Walker and Madison Bowey tallied goals during the Bears 5-2 win.
Via Capitals Outsider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals' Winnik loses part of ear blocking shot

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Washington forward Daniel Winnik lost a part of his right ear when he was stuck in the head blocking a shot in the Capitals' 4-2 victory Thursday night at Florida. The only Washington skater who doesn't wear a protective visor, Winnik was hit when he slid to block Reilly Smith's shot in the third period. ''He got the puck sort of in the ear hole and it sort...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Capitals player loses part of ear blocking shot

Washington Capitals forward Daniel Winnik took one for the team on Thursday night. Winnik went down to block a slap shot and got hit right in the ear with the puck: Barry Trotz confirmed what we were all thinking. Barry Trotz said Daniel Winnik lost a little piece of his ear when the puck hit him in the head. Seriously. — Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) October 21...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin gets game-winner to lift Capitals over Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal midway through the third period to lift the Washington Capitals over the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Thursday night. Marcus Johansson, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Justin Williams scored goals for the Capitals. Matt Niskanen recorded two assists and Braden Holtby made 26 saves. Jaromir Jagr became the third player to score 750...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Third Line Waiting to Break Out

When the other three lines have contributed in big ways, it is easier to point out that this line is struggling.
Via Capitals Outsider
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dmitry Orlov delivers devestating hip check to Matt Duchene

Here’s an old-school beauty hit from the NHL. In recent years, certain plays in hockey have faded with the times. The game isn’t as rough and tumble as it once was. Instead, it’s more fast-paced and skill-oriented. The change means fans haven’t been privy to many great hip checks in recent seasons, but Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov made up for it with a single...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wojtek Wolski in intensive care following crash into boards

Scary news out of the KHL, as former Colorado Avalanche forward Wojtek Wolski was seriously injured during Thursday’s matchup between Metallurg Magnitogorsk and Barys Astana. Wolski was chasing the puck against the boards when he collided with Vladimir Markelov. Wolski slid with Markelov on top of him and went face first into the boards, violently hitting his neck. He was motionless...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Williams destroys Evgeni Malkin with vicious takedown

Justin Williams took out some anger on the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night, specifically against Evgeni Malkin. The Washington Capitals winger got a 2-minute penalty for roughing when he pulled off a wrestling takedown on Malkin late in the second period of the game between the teams: Welcome back, gruesome, gruesome hockey — Mike Tunison (@xmasape...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin’s golf swing just as bad as Charles Barkley’s

Alexander Ovechkin is without question one of the best hockey players on the planet. But unlike many of his NHL-playing brethren, whose on-ice talents translate to the golf course, the Washington Capitals superstar … well … that's not the case. Video originally posted to Instagram by Ovechkin himself  — which shows he has a sense of humor about it all — more than adequately...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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