Hockey

Ovechkin, Backstrom, Halak Pace Caps Over Hawks

April 11, 2014 | Ed Frankovic

It was game 81 of 82 and instead of gearing up for the playoffs, the Washington Capitals are playing out the string. The good news is that Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom notched a goal and an assist each and Jaroslav Halak made 34 saves in a 4-0 blanking of the defending Stanley Cup Champion [...]

Holtby, Brouwer, and Caps 3rd Line Crushes Canes

April 10, 2014 | Ed Frankovic

In a meaningless hockey game that had little intensity to it, the Washington Capitals smoked the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-2, in Raleigh on Thursday night. The Caps best line all season of Jason Chimera, Eric Fehr, and Joel Ward notched three goals while Troy Brouwer added the two other markers off of sweet feeds from Marcus [...]

Caps miss playoffs for first time in seven years

Caps miss playoffs for first time in seven years

April 10, 2014 | Ed Frankovic

With three games remaining, the Washington Capitals will only be playing for a better draft position. What changes are needed this summer?

Ovechkin Scores 50th Goal in Caps Win Over Blues

Ovechkin Scores 50th Goal in Caps Win Over Blues

April 09, 2014 | Ed Frankovic

What did Alex Ovechkin do on Tuesday night to join the likes of Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, and Mike Bossy?

Caps Look Like Quitters Against the Stars in 5-0 Drubbing

Caps Look Like Quitters Against the Stars in 5-0 Drubbing

April 01, 2014 | Ed Frankovic

The Capitals had a chance at home on Tuesday night to keep their playoff chances alive. What happened?

Caps Beaten by Beasts of the East

March 29, 2014 | Ed Frankovic

The Boston Bruins are one heck of a hockey team. The “Beasts of the East” are clearly the team to beat in the Eastern Conference this year and possibly the club with the best shot at Lord Stanley’s Cup given the easier route to the finals in the Eastern Conference. They don’t appear to have [...]

Ovechkin Carries Caps in Shootout Loss to Kings

Ovechkin Carries Caps in Shootout Loss to Kings

March 26, 2014 | Ed Frankovic

In a thrilling and exciting hockey game, the Caps come up short to the Kings once again. Should the team be happy in defeat?

Caps Get 1st Win in San Jose Since 1993

Caps Get 1st Win in San Jose Since 1993

March 23, 2014 | Ed Frankovic

It’s been over 20 years since the Capitals won in San Jose. How were they able to finally end that streak?

Ovechkin, Halak Help Caps Take 1st in Cali

Ovechkin, Halak Help Caps Take 1st in Cali

March 19, 2014 | Ed Frankovic

There is little margin for the Capitals in their quest to make the post season. How were they able to beat a good team like the Ducks in Anaheim?

Close Losses Don’t Cut It Anymore For The Caps

Close Losses Don’t Cut It Anymore For The Caps

March 11, 2014 | Ed Frankovic

The Capitals owned the shot board, but lost the game to Sidney Crosby and the Penguins, 3-2. Why did they fail to beat Pittsburgh?