Photo: Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell the Florida Panthers at FLA Live Arena by a score of 5-4 on Tuesday night and saw their winning-streak end at three despite entering the third period with a 4-1 lead and dominating play through two periods.
Screencap: @Capitals The Washington Capitals’ rookies have had a phenomenal start to the 2021-22 season thus far. It continued Tuesday night as the team clashed with the Florida Panthers at FLA Live Arena.
Photo: Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Image The NHL announced on Tuesday that Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour has been fined $25,000 for inappropriate conduct during Sunday’s 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.
The Washington Capitals departed for Florida immediately following their 4-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh on Sunday. Following a day off in the Sunshine State on Monday the team was back to work Tuesday morning for their gameday morning skate in advance of their tilt with the Panthers on Tuesday night.
The Florida Panthers host the Washington Capitals on Tuesday November 30th, 7:10pm ET at FLA Live Arena in NHL Regular Season play. The Florida Panthers are favored in the matchup, with the moneyline for FLA set at -143.
Photo: Prince Albert Raiders This is the story of two young hockey players, born just 20 months apart and nearly half a world away from each other, who would eventually become teammates and linemates in the WHL, the AHL and the NHL.
Screencap: @CanesOnBallys Carolina Hurricanes’ head coach Rod Brind’Amour tossed a complete fit in the late stages of the Washington Capitals-Carolina Hurricanes game on Sunday, complaining about a penalty call.
Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images While he entered the 2021-22 season with no NHL experience, Washington Capitals forward Aliaksei Protas has played solidly since making his NHL debut earlier this season and since gaining playing time, even earning a spot on the Caps’ top-line alongside Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov.
The Washington Capitals didn’t hold a morning skate on Sunday due to the early 1:00 PM start time against the Hurricanes. However, head coach Peter Laviolette did meet with the media at 10:45 AM to provide an update.
The surprising news that Washington Capitals Center Lars Eller had been placed in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol during the team’s recent West Coast road swing came unexpectedly, with the Capitals’ already dealing with a number of key offensive players out due to injury at the time.
Oskar Magnusson scored points for Malmö’s U20 team, but he never really got the chance to show himself in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). As a result, he applied to AIK in the HockeyAllsvenskan league in search of more playing time.
According to him, he’s yet to fully return to earth. In fact, he’s still processing the start to his 2021-22 season. Capitals forward prospect Hendrix Lapierre has been in Acadie-Bathurst for about two weeks now, but his the time with the Capitals to start the season is still being processed.
The Capitals were back to work Saturday afternoon following their 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday night. The team will head to North Carolina today in advance of their showdown with the Hurricanes in Raleigh on Sunday.
Photo: @Capitals Alex Ovechkin recorded his 28th career hat trick Friday night against the Panthers. That marks Ovechkin’s 28th career hat trick, which ties him with Marcel Dionne and Bobby Hull for the sixth-most in NHL history.
Photo: Rochester Americans The Hershey Bears fell to the Rochester Americans, 7-3, Friday night at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York. The loss drops the Bears record to 8-6-2-1 (19 points) on the season.
This isn’t a jinx. That must be established right away, and all superstitious precautions have been taken. The Washington Capitals, though suffering through major injuries and early roster uncertainties, have played very well to start the season.
The Washington Capitals host the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday November 24th, 7:10pm ET at Capital One Arena in NHL Regular Season play. The Washington Capitals are favored in the matchup, with the moneyline for WAS set at -205.
Wizards owner Ted Leonsis is hopeful that star Bradley Beal will follow in the footsteps of Washington Capitals stars Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, who recently signed multiyear extensions with Leonsis’ NHL team.
Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha is out indefinitely following shoulder surgery, the team announced Friday afternoon. Mantha exited Thursday’s overtime loss to the Florida Panthers in the second period.