Of course the NHL is won’t let the Caps shine without the Penguins.
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Dan Steinberg of DC Sports Bog has asked some of us the 5 most popular athletes in DC. It is kind of hard right now, because well:
Clinton Portis is a cancer. Gilbert Arenas is a criminal. Mike Green is a playoff bust. Ryan Zimmerman is a vanilla pancake. Chris Cooley missed half of last season. [...]
Capitals fall to Bruins, 4-3 in a shootout, in finale, but now it’s time for the playoffs and the Canadiens – The PostThe Washington Capitals fell to the Boston Bruins in a shootout yesterday (coach Bruce Boudreau sent Boyd Gordon and Matt Bradley out for shots), but the big news is that #1 seed Caps [...]
Why yes, this does provide a little catharsis for this Capitals fan, but not as much as watching Alex Ovechkin during the regular season of course. Hopefully, this video doesn’t go away anytime soon.
Jagr, who dogged it for 2.5 seasons in Washington, provided this excellent quote:
“I wish I had a concussion. That way I would [...]
The events of the last few days prove one thing — The Wash. Times was SOOOOOOOO smart to cut their Sports section.
Washington Capitals name Alex Ovechkin captain – The PostWithout hoopla and hype, superstar Alex Ovechkin was named the 14th regular captain in Washington Capitals history yesterday. I thought that Brooks Laich (who is another [...]
Ovechkin is listed as week to week – The PostOvechkin week-to-week with upper-body strain – The Wash. TimesWASHINGTON D.C. — Sunday evening, my brother and I were treated to the Washington Capitals vs. Columbus Blue Jackets game by my father. Dad had not yet seen Alex Ovechkin play in person and unfortunately, he did not [...]
Caps’ Ovechkin Still Has Hart – The PostAfter sweep of MVPs, Ovechkin covets Cup – The Wash. TimesWashington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin has been voted the best player for the 2008-2009 season by hockey reporters (Hart Trophy) and his peers (Lester B. Pearson Trophy). That makes it two in a row for the Caps left-winger. [...]
Ovechkin Moves the Crowd – The PostOvechkin scores hat trick; Caps go up 2-0 – The Wash. TimesAlex Ovechkin earned his first playoff hat trick last night, Washington’s first since Al Iafrate in ‘93. Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby answered Ovechkin’s hat trick then complained that too many hats were thrown (DC Sports Bog) following Ovechkin third [...]
I have to hand it to the Thrashers, this public service announcement about bad hockey player commercials is fantastic.H/T Capitals Insider: Kovalchuk: ‘Ovie, Next Time, Call Me’
Alex Ovechkin is in some good company there. Well played, Thrashers well played. Better played than last night’s game in fact. The Capitals won 4-2, increasing their lead for [...]
Don Cherry would not approve — Alex Ovechkin sings the Eastern Motors anthem:
Then he makes Chris Cooley do pushups:
I held off on posting this until the Capitals righted the ship which they did in Nashville last night. Big game tomorrow in Philly.
Now, when are the Nats going to get a player on one of [...]