September 16th, 2017At the age of two, Nathan Walker and his family moved from the United Kingdom to live in Sydney, Australia. Though the nation has just 30 ice rinks, this was where Walker found his love and passion for hockey, through watching his older brother play and seeing the 1992 movie, "The Mighty...
September 16th, 2017BALLSTON - Though the first day was full of skate tests, drills and other warm-up activities, Alex Ovechkin has been happy to be back in Washington, a huge smile on his face on day two.
Looking ahead to this season, the Capitals all-star took the time to discuss the upcoming Olympic games, what...
Pressure is defined as "the stress or urgency of matters demanding attention" in Merriam-Webster's dictionary. Successful teams in the NHL are measured by how well they deal with pressure, especially in the playoffs. A sense of urgency and dealing with stress may seem so simple to accomplish...August 30th, 2017
Over the next couple of months, The Hockey Writers will be releasing a series of bold predictions. Team by team, this series will take shape as we look at some of the more questionable possibilities that could come into fruition during the 2017-18 season.
For two years in a row now, the...August 28th, 2017
Jakub Vrana is perhaps the Washington Capitals' top forward prospect, but he hasn't been able to fully adjust to the NHL level and become a permanent fixture in the lineup. That could change this season.
The former 13th overall pick has taken the time to develop and transition to the North...August 28th, 2017
The Washington Capitals may have lost key players to free agency this offseason, but they believe the pieces they already have can help carry them closer to the Stanley Cup.
Coming into this season, Washington will be relying on their roster, as well as their prospects, to step up and fill the...August 24th, 2017
When it comes to the Washington Capitals' roster, the team has strong depth down the middle. Not only do they have one of the league's top centers in Nicklas Backstrom leading the charge, but they also have a young star in Evgeny Kuznetsov, who is on the rise and already ranking among the NHL's...August 22nd, 2017
Though they enter the 2017-18 campaign without a lot of their old pieces, the Washington Capitals are still ready to prove they are Cup contenders. However, a huge part of their success this season will depend on the performance of their up-and-comers and prospects, who are expected to fill the...August 17th, 2017