Capitals Can Count Out Canes & Predators Need to Survive Stars

report this ad Braden Holtby isn’t one for grand pronouncements, so when he was asked if a blowout of the Carolina Hurricanes sent a statement, he put the spotlight inside the Washington Capitals’ locker room. “To ourselves, I think,” Holtby said, “to show that when we play that way we’re going to be real tough […]

3 Thoughts on the Svechnikov vs Ovechkin “Fight”

Monday night was epic in Raleigh, NC as the Carolina Hurricanes hosted the Washington Capitals in what was their first home playoff game in a decade. A capacity crowd was loud and all-in to help their team battle back from being down 2-0 in the series to the defending Stanley Cup champion. In the first […]

Capitals Survive Hurricanes – Take 2-0 Lead to Carolina

WASHINGTON — Brooks Orpik scored less than two minutes into overtime, Alex Ovechkin had two assists and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday to give the defending Stanley Cup champions a 2-0 lead in the first-round series. The tone was set for a wacky afternoon when a rat fell out of […]

NHL News & Notes: Pageau, Meier & More

In today’s News & Notes, Timo Meier has been fined $2,000 for embellishment, J.G. Pageau will have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety and the Carolina Hurricanes have signed Stelio Mattheos. Related: NHL News & Notes: Filppula, Girardi & More Meier Fined by NHL The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has fined […]

Blue Jackets’ Bobrovsky Beats Hurricanes – Stops 46 Shots

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 46 shots — including 22 in the second period — to get his sixth shutout of the season, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0 on Friday night. Adam McQuaid, David Savard and Josh Anderson scored for the Blue Jackets, who pulled even with the Hurricanes […]

NHL Notebook: Kekalainen Hopeful, Rutherford Stressed and the Jerks

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Jarmo Kekalainen received more than a few thumbs up from fellow general managers after his bold moves ahead of the NHL trade deadline. Time will tell if the gambles pay off. The GM of the Columbus Blue Jackets took some huge risks in a dizzying four-day stretch prior to Feb. 25, dealing for centre Matt Duchene and winger Ryan […]

NHL News & Notes: Marcus Johansson, Micheal Ferland & More

In today’s News & Notes, Marcus Johansson is still in the hospital after leaving Tuesday’s game with an injury, Micheal Ferland left the same game with an injury after fighting and Robin Lehner left Tuesday’s game with an injury. Related: NHL News & Notes: Sparks, Sutter & More Johansson Hospitalized After Big Hit In a season […]