Islanders & Capitals Then & Now: A Playoff Perspective

In a matter of just hours the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals will renew hostilities, as they face off against each other to kick off the 2015 NHL Playoffs. The division foes are more than familiar with each other both now, and in the past. This will be the seventh time the teams meet in a playoff series. The Islanders have dominated the match up overall, taking five of...
Via Islanders Insight
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps earn huge win on a historic night, down Habs 5-4

The Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadians 5-4 in a shootout to move up to fifth place in the Eastern conference and maintain an all important six point lead over ninth place Ottawa Senators. The Caps inched closed to a playoff berth on a night that Alexander Ovechkin scored two goals and broke the Washington capitals franchise record in goals scored, surpassing former...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Some Awesome Ovechkin Goal-Scoring Stats

Ovi got to 50 on the season the other night and 472 on his career, tying Peter Bondra for No. 1 in Caps history. A few cool stats/bits of trivia to celebrate the occasion, starting with: Mike Bossy, Wayne Gretzky, Marcel Dionne, Guy Lafleur, and Mario Lemieux are the only other players to hit 50 goals six times. And they all played in eras with significantly more goal-scoring. Putting...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals LW Alex Ovechkin reaches 50 goals for 6th time

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin has become only the sixth player in NHL history to score at least 50 goals in a season six times. The Washington Capitals' captain netted his league-leading No. 50 in the first period against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. The goal was the 472nd of Ovechkin's career, which tied him with Peter Bondra for the most by a member of the Capitals...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 2/22/15

at Levi’s Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Santa Clara, California. What everyone is talking aboutThe Sharks did what everyone thought they would: they lost in front of the biggest possible crowd. What nobody is talking about, however, is that the Kings wore some pretty cool jerseys for the event. ESPN, NBC, Yahoo, Sports Illustrated, ScoreboardWashington 3, New York Islandersâ€...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 11/18/14

What everyone is talking aboutWith a pretty quiet night last night in the hockey world, a couple outlets instead have chosen to focus on the Hockey Hall of Fame, which just wrapped up induction weekend. Who got in, and who will get there next year? Fox, Yahoo ScoreboardTampa Bay 5, New York Rangers 1 – No other games last night, which means that everyone interested in hockey got...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames beat Capitals, Ovechkin 4-3 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin became the leading scorer in Capitals' history, raising his career point total to 827 with a pair of assists in Washington's 4-3 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. Sean Monahan scored the winning goal for Calgary at 4:17 of the extra period after the Flames tied it late in regulation. Washington has lost five straight since winning...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals-Oilers Preview

There's a good chance Alex Ovechkin will become the Washington Capitals' all-time points leader on this road trip. Taylor Hall has a long way to go to add his name to the upper part of that list for the Edmonton Oilers, though it's not too hard to foresee that possibility. These players were top overall picks six years apart and will be the marquee attractions in Wednesday night...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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