Dale Hunter and Kevin Dineen were similar players that played around the same time period. Hunter, once captain of the Washington Capitals, played 19 seasons in the NHL, and finished […]
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The NHL just passed its midway point, and a number of candidates have emerged for each of the major NHL awards. It should be an interesting second half, as teams […]
A four-game homestand got the Washington Capitals back into the playoff picture, as they won three out of four games after a rough patch on the road in California. The […]
Ever since Dale Hunter took over head coaching duties in Washington last Monday, the Capitals have gone 1-2, finally earning their first win Saturday night against the Ottawa Senators in […]
The Washington Capitals lost 2-1 to the St. Louis Blues in Dale Hunter’s coaching debut Tuesday night. Many seem surprised the change didn’t occur immediately (much like it did when […]
The Washington Capitals’ firing of Bruce Boudreau came as a shock to few. The team wasn’t performing, and hadn’t been performing for a month. What did bring a certain amount […]
The Caps were able to break their two-game mini-funk, winning 3-1 in New Jersey Friday night over the Devils, but couldn’t keep it up as they lost 3-2 via shootout […]
Last night, the Washington Capitals came back from a 3-0 deficit in the second period to beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 in overtime. No one is talking about that this […]
The Washington Capitals are off to their best start in franchise history. In the last few seasons, the Capitals have set many new franchise records, as they have their most […]
Call it what you want, but the Caps at 7-0 matters. The argument stands that Washington can go 82-0 and it wouldn’t matter because of their postseason history. However, the point […]
The Caps have more flexibility with their contracts. In signing his players, McPhee has built himself out-clauses of sorts by the timing and length of the deals. The young defensemen can get contracts as the older ones move out, and the core pieces of the offense are already locked up.
On Monday, the Florida Panthers acquired the negotiating rights of soon-to-be unrestricted free agent Tomas Kopecky from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a conditional draft pick. By Wednesday, the Panthers had signed Kopecky to a four-year, $12 million deal paying the left-winger $3 million annually after his career year of 15 goals and 42 points (with a -13!) in 2010-11 with Chicago. Don’t laugh just yet—it gets better.
Late Wednesday night, the rights of Steve Montador, another upcoming UFA, were traded to Chicago from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a 2012 seventh round draft pick. What kind of a bizarro world have we entered where Montador is actually a hot commodity prior to free agency frenzy that comes on July 1?