In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the Florida Panthers were interested in hiring a candidate to potentially become the NHL’s first female general manager, the Boston Bruins are rumored to be in for a major shake-up, the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin could be on the verge of something big the Montreal Canadiens made a trade,
The National Hockey League has witnessed a number of sensational rookie campaigns throughout its storied history and this trend is set to continue. With the next squad of exceptional young stars, the NHL is stronger than ever in terms of elite young talent. However, despite the incredible skills of these players, it is highly unlikely that any
No Ovechkin extension talks for now … Capitals not ruling out bringing Holtby back … Caps interested in re-signing Dillon Scott Burnside of The Athletic: A source that is close to Washington suggested that Peter Laviolette type of coach would be a good fit for the Capitals. Braden Holtby‘s days in Washington are likely over.
Could Joe Thornton end up playing in Switzerland for a bit? Sportsnet: (NHLrumors.com transcription) Elliotte Friendman on Headlines on Joe Thornton playing some games in Switzerland. “Joe Thornton, every August he goes to Switzerland. Now, we know the Sharks won’t be playing until December, and the NHL and NHLPA have allowed players to sign overseas
There are many skills that a hockey player can have to make them an asset in the NHL. But you cannot win games without the puck hitting the back of the net, so there’s a reason that goal scorers have almost always been the most celebrated superstars during every era. In this article, we will
The very first Russian-born and trained player to make it to the NHL was Victor Nechayev. Upon marrying an American woman that allowed him entry into the USA, Nechayev played one season of professional hockey in North America. That included three games for the Los Angeles Kings during the 1982-83 season, one of which saw
Kings will be looking for a Dman John Hoven: This offseason the Los Angeles Kings could be the market for a free agent left-handed defenseman. Devils interview Gallant TSN: Pierre LeBrun says the New Jersey Devils are the only team to conduct a coaching interview since the NHL paused their season according to his sources.
Before the 2019-20 NHL season was paused, Washington Capitals’ forward Alexander Ovechkin was scoring goals and reaching new milestones at a remarkable pace. On Feb. 22, 2020 he became the eighth member of the NHL’s 700-goal club, and continued that rampant pace right up to the season suspension. He now sits eighth on the all-time
One of the greatest dynasties in National Hockey League history was nearly cut short on this date 38 years ago. April 13 has also provided plenty of big moments in both the regular season and Stanley Cup playoffs throughout the years. Disaster Avoided, Dynasty Saved The New York Islanders dynasty of the 1980s had five
On June 26, 2004, the Washington Capitals drafted Alexander Ovechkin with the first overall selection in the NHL Draft. It was known then that he would be a special player for the Capitals moving forward, but did anyone know just how historic he would be? Since coming into the league, he’s been arguably the most
WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin recorded his 27th career hat trick and raised his career goal total to 698 during a five-minute stretch of the third period, rallying the Washington Capitals to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Ovechkin, who is closing in on becoming the eighth player in NHL history
Alex Ovechkin was having a quiet night. Through two periods of action Tuesday, he’d registered a solitary shot attempt that sailed wide, two hits and one giveaway. That was it. Then, as he’s done so many times, the sniper for Washington Capitals exploded in jaw-dropping fashion. Ovechkin’s first goal tied the game against the Los Angeles Kings 2-2 with
RALEIGH, N.C. — Warren Foegele seems to play his best against the Washington Capitals. Foegele had a career-high four points with two goals and two assists to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-4 win over the Capitals on Saturday night. RALEIGH, NC – APRIL 15: Carolina Hurricanes left wing Warren Foegele (13) skates with
The past decade can accurately be described as a rollercoaster for the Washington Capitals, to say the least. From record-breaking milestones to back-to-back Presidents’ Trophies to playoff disappointments to a Stanley Cup championship, the Capitals have experienced it all in the past ten years. and have provided their fanbase with some extremely memorable moments along
Over the National Hockey League’s 101 year history, we have had many legendary players take part in the coolest game on ice. The storied franchises of the Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers, and New York Islanders brought us legends like Wayne Gretzky, Guy Lafleur, Mike Bossy, Gordie Howe and more, who dazzled us every time they
TORONTO — Alex Ovechkin scored his second goal of the game as part of a four-point night while on the power play in overtime as the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Tuesday. John Carlson also scored twice for Washington (9-2-3). Nicklas Backstrom added three assists, while Braden Holtby made 27 stops. Auston Matthews, with two
45 Members in the Exclusive 500-goal Club As you might expect, not only have this select few attained the ultimate, lofty benchmark of twine-bulging glory, they’ve also done some pretty extraordinary other things. Scoring 500 regular-season goals in the best hockey league in the world is a highly significant achievement in itself. Along the road
In 44 years of hockey, through the team’s darkest seasons and golden eras, plenty of scoring sensations have suited up for the Washington Capitals. Surprisingly, for a team that did not win their first Stanley Cup until 2018, five different Capitals have breached the 50-goal barrier, more than on half of the “Original Six” teams.