John Carlson: 2018’s Norris Trophy snub

The Capitals finishing first in the Metropolitan Division was something fairly unexpected for most of the NHL. They rode some key figures through the season, all of which had crucial roles in the team’s success. One figure who throughout the league, and even within the Capitals’ fanbase, hasn’t gotten enough love is John Carlson. Carlson, […]

Washington Capitals vs. Columbus Blue Jackets series preview

The regular season is finally over, which means it’s finally time for the two-month journey through the NHL playoffs. After all the dust settled, the Capitals got placed in a first round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets, who finished the season 45-30-7. This series is bound to be a close one – much more […]

Bowey is back!

On March 13th, it was announced that the Washington Capitals were reassigning defenseman Madison Bowey to the American Hockey League, after he played in the NHL for 51 games this season. Although this may not have been Bowey’s favorite thing to hear, it is great news for the Hershey Bears. Embed from Getty Images This […]

Do the Washington Capitals have a goaltending problem?

The period of time between the trade deadline and early April is when NHL teams hope that their players will either continue already-strong play, or improve upon play that hasn’t been satisfactory. Atop the Metropolitan Division, this is especially true for everybody in the Washington Capitals dressing room, but specifically for goaltender Braden Holtby. Holtby […]

Reviewing the acquisitions of Michal Kempny and Jakub Jerabek

As known every time the NHL trade deadline looms, teams have a few options in order to give them the best odds, whether it be for the present, future, or both. Some teams are sellers, and look to trade away valuable players in hopes of large returns, which usually involves an array of draft picks […]