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Evgeny Kutznetsov Continues to Impress with the Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) reacts after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period of Game 2 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs Saturday, May 2, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Throughout the playoffs, teams have made it a top priority of theirs to shut down the Capitals’ top offensive line...
Via The Sports Journal
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 1 ECSF: Rangers vs. Washington

The New York Rangers faceoff against the Washington Capitals, tonight at MSG starting at 7:30 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: NBCSN Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-St.Louis Kreider-Stepan-Miller Hagelin-Hayes-Fast Sheppard-Moore-Glass McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Klein Goalie match-up:  Henrik Lundqvist – 4-1, 1.53 GAA,...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Previewing the Second Round With ‘Puck Buddys’

Back in March, Washington Capitals Blog “Russian Machine Never Breaks” and the Puck Buddys reached out to me to preview what wound up being a 3-1 Rangers win down in Washington. Today we return the favor and chat with the Puck Buddys to talk about the Rangers second round match up with the Caps. NYRB: Alex Ovechkin and Jason Chimera have proven to be Ranger killers in the past...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps rout the Islanders, Take 3-2 series lead

The Washington Capitals routed the New York Islanders in Game 5 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoff series, 5-1.  Washington blasted New York with three third period goals to easily secure the big home win to take a 3-2 series lead back to New York on Saturday. Evgeny Kuzentsov came to life in game 5, tallying 2 goals, an assist, 7 shots on net, 2 hits, and finishing a...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Open Plea To Islanders Fans To Rock The Barn

Tomorrow afternoon (noon to be exact), the New York Islanders will host game three of the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs against the Washington Capitals. With each team alternating playing their best games in the first two of this series, it heads to Hempstead Turnpike with everything deadlocked at a win each. It now becomes a best of five with the Islanders holding...
Via Islanders Insight
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Come Away with Inspired 4-3 Victory in Game Two

Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen, left, left wing Jason Chimera and defenseman Karl Alzner celebrate Chimera’s goal against the New York Islanders during the third period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-3. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) After a deflating 3-1 home loss to open the series against...
Via The Sports Journal
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin, Jason Chimera score two each as Caps top Rangers

  Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Jason Chimera added two goals in the third period to rally the Washington Capitals to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Ovechkin had a goal in each of the first two periods, and Chimera broke a 2-2 tie 4:41 into the third with his first in 21 games. He made it 4-2 with 12:20 remaining, and Marcus Johansson added an empty-netter with...
Via AP on Fox
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ovechkin and Chimera power Caps to a big 5-2 win over Rangers

The Washington Capitals got a huge 2 standing points today, after defeating the New York Rangers 6-2.  Alexander Ovechkin and Jason Chimera both scored twice for the Caps.  The big win at Madison Square Garden lifts the Capitals to 92 standing points and to five point lead over Boston and six point lead over Ottawa.   The Capitals sit in the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ovechkin, Chimera score 2 each in Caps' win over Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Jason Chimera added two goals in the third period to rally the Washington Capitals to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Ovechkin had a goal in each of the first two periods, and Chimera broke a 2-2 tie 4:41 into the third with his first in 21 games. He made it 4-2 with 12:20 remaining, and Marcus Johansson added an empty...
Via AP on Fox
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Unsatisfied Capitals Give Up Two Goal Lead but Come Away with Overtime Win

Eric Gelinas #22 of the New Jersey Devils controls the puck against Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals in the third period during an NHL game at Verizon Center on March 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Washington Capitals managed to squeeze out a 3-2 victory against the New Jersey Devils on a quiet night from Alexander Ovechkin and...
Via The Sports Journal
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hit of the Night: Adam McQuaid

It didn’t take too long into the Bruins/Capitals game Sunday afternoon for things to get a little chippy. With both teams having some players that like to throw their body around, it was no surprise when Boston’s Adam McQuaid drove Washington’s Jason Chimera into the boards and then finished it off with a body slam to the ice. Watch McQuaid show off some of his greatest WWE...
Via Beyond The Benches
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Makes Great Save To Deny Capitals At End Of 2nd Period (GIF)

The Boston Bruins nearly went into the second intermission of Sunday night’s game against the Washington Capitals trailing 3-0. In the final seconds of the second period, Caps defenseman Mike Green fired a shot from the point and the puck was blocked in front of the crease. That’s when Capitals forward Jason Chimera tried to beat Rask with a backhand shot, but the B’s netminder...
Via NESN.com
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Chimera drops Zac Rinaldo with nasty uppercut (GIF)

Washington Capitals left winger Jason Chimera dropped Philadelphia Flyers center Zac Rinaldo with an uppercut to the face during the second period of Sunday's game at the Wells Fargo Center.Chimera delivered the short right hand that dropped Rinaldo to his knees after they got tangled up near the Flyers bench.Chimera was given five minutes for fighting and two minutes for roughing...
Via Holdout Sports
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Jason Chimera Drops Flyers’ Zac Rinaldo with Uppercut

Whenever the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers are on the ice together, tensions boil. After a chippy first period, things continued in the second. Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo made a run at Capitals defenseman Mike Green. Green’s teammate Jason Chimera took exception to the run, and gave Rinaldo a nice crosscheck right in front of the Flyers’ bench. That turned into...
Via KCM Sports
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers-Capitals Preview

With Braden Holtby playing some of the best hockey of his career, the points are starting to pile up for the Washington Capitals. Looking to extend their win streak to four, the Capitals and a well-rested Holtby play host Sunday to a Philadelphia Flyers team which desperately needs to make up ground in the Eastern Conference playoff chase. Washington (28-15-10) has bounced back from...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps win again, defeat the Ducks in shootout

The Washington capitals are back on the winning ways, defeating the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 in a shootout tonight at the Verizon Center.  The win was Washington’s third consecutive win and they have captured at least one standing point in 12 of their last 13 games. Recalled this morning from the Hershey Bears, Phillip Grubauer stopped 23 of 25 shots on net and secured the Caps win in...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Chimera's early goal enough as Holtby, Caps blank Flyers

  View image | gettyimages.com A long shot found its way past Rob Zepp on a deflection just 3:13 into the game. That was enough for Braden Holtby. The Flyers managed 21 shots, all of them stopped by Holtby as the Washington Capitals rode an early goal to a 1-0 win over the Flyers on Wednesday night at Verizon Center. A shot from right along the blue line by Matt Niskanen...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ovechkin's late goal carries Capitals over Avalanche

  Alex Ovechkin scored late in the third period, Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Thursday night. Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist, Jason Chimera also scored and Ovechkin added an assist for the Capitals. Washington won the last two games of its three-game trip. Ovechkin broke a 2-all tie when he skated past...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicklas Backstrom could lose silver medal…again

            Poor Nicklas Backstrom just can’t seem to catch a break with the Olympic Committee. Back during the Olympics in February, Backstrom tested positive for a banned substance, pseudoephedrine, found in an allergy medication he was taking. He had been taking it for several years while playing in the World Championships and two...
Via Sports-Glory
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps Jason Chimera suffered a nasty broken nose last night

Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera suffered a nasty broken nose during Wednesday’s game against the Red Wings after hitting Detroit Red Wing Brendan Smith's helmet in the first period.Next Impulse Giffed it: Bob has broken his nose 5 times. 3 surgeries. That ain't good up there. There are complications to fixing these type things that you don't even want to know about.Follow...
Via Bob's Blitz
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Jason Chimera Breaks His Nose On Helmet, Returns To Game

Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera went to hit Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith and got a lot more than he bargained for. Smith surprised him with a hit and the taller Chimera hit his face on the top of Smith’s helmet. Chimera was bleeding badly, but once it stopped, returned to the game. I’m […] The post Capitals’ Jason Chimera Breaks His Nose On Helmet...
Via Diehardsport
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils Injury Update: Martin Havlat wants to play tonight against Rangers

New Jersey Devils winger Martin Havlat is hoping to play tonight against the rival New York Rangers. That isn't exactly news. The news is that he wants to play four days after receiving 55 stitches to close a gash that starts at the bridge of his nose and wraps around his upper lip and corner of his mouth. #456166858 / gettyimages.com As reported by Rich Chere of nj.com, Havlat...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A brutal look at Martin Havlat’s face injury

Martin Havlat suffered a brutal injury when the New Jersey Devils battled the Washington Capitals last week. Jason Chimera drove Havlat into both the official and the boards, resulting in some pretty nasty lacerations on Havlat’s face. Here’s video of the hit and injury. Be warned, there’s a decent amount of blood shown. The end result was 55 stitches and a reattached upper...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

A brutal look at Martin Havlat’s face injury

Martin Havlat suffered a brutal injury when the New Jersey Devils battled the Washington Capitals last week. Jason Chimera drove Havlat into both the official and the boards, resulting in some pretty nasty lacerations on Havlat’s face. Here’s video of the hit and injury. Be warned, there’s a decent amount of blood shown. The end result was 55 stitches and a reattached upper...
Via Bloguin Best
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals score three goals in shootout to edge Panthers

  The Capitals scored on all three shots in the shootout, and Justin Peters made 20 saves in his start this season to lift Washington over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night. Jason Chimera scored his first goal of the young season for the Capitals (3-0-2), who improved to 10-0-1 in their last 11 meetings against their former division rival. Brad Boyes' power play goal for...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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