Wilson Snaps Tie with 3rd Period Goal, Caps Edge Blackhawks

CHICAGO — Tom Wilson broke a tie with 8:13 left and the Washington Capitals rebounded after blowing a two-goal lead to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Sunday for their third straight win. Tom Wilson, Washington Capitals, March. 18, 2018 (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Wilson beat Corey Crawford from the right edge of […]

Wilson Proves He Doesn’t Belong in the NHL

Originally published Oct. 7, 2018. Being re-published because he keeps doing it – Managing Editor It’s about time. Finally. Spot on. Justice served. That’s the prevailing sentiment heard around the hockey world when news came of Washington Capitals’ right winger Tom Wilson receiving a 20-game suspension. Unlike the devastating hit he laid on St. Louis […]

NHL Rumors: Trouba, Rask, Seguin, More

In today’s rumor rundown, there are questions about what kind of contract Jacob Trouba should get from the Jets, Tyler Seguin talks about his potential contract expectations, questions arise as to the future of Tuukka Rask in Boston and we update the status of Tom Wilson and the Washington Capitals. What Will Jacob Trouba Get? […]

Capitals Locking Up Wilson a ‘Big Priority’

Washington Capitals winger Tom Wilson had a season that’s perhaps not one of a kind, but rather rare. In a season surrounding controversy, as well as increased ice time and career milestones, Wilson, whether critics like it or not, played an integral part in Washington’s season that eventually led the team to its first Stanley Cup […]

Capitals’ Wilson Displeased with Stralman Hit

While Washington Capitals winger Tom Wilson carries a reputation for big hits and controversial, perhaps dangerous plays and checks, he found himself on the other side of the play Tuesday. With Wilson turned to the boards in a battle for the puck in the first period of Game 3, Anton Stralman came from behind, throwing […]

Tom Wilson Suspended 3 Games

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Washington Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson for three games as a result of his high-hit on Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward Zach Aton-Reese’s head Tuesday night. The play created a lot of controversy as Aston-Reese suffered a concussion and a broken jaw from the play. While some angles may have […]

Capitals Look to Reduce Penalties, Mistakes in Game 2

To kick off the playoffs, the Washington Capitals couldn’t seem to find their rhythm against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 1. They lost the lead two times due to an influx of penalties at critical moments, and inevitably lost the game 4-3 in overtime. “I mean, you have a lead there, you gotta be […]

The Anatomy of Ovechkin’s 1,000 Games

When the Washington Capitals signed Alex Ovechkin to a 13-year contract extension, owner Ted Leonsis got a call from David Stern, one of many who had criticized the franchise’s latest long-term deal. “David Stern called me and said, ‘Boy, you are going to live to regret this. I thought you were a smart guy, and […]

Top 10 Most Effective Bash Brothers

Do you remember the names Dean Portman and Fulton Reed? If not, you probably haven’t seen the second or third Mighty Ducks films. Still can’t recall who these two were? They were known as the team’s Bash Brothers. They added a physical edge to the underdog American Team in D2: The Mighty Ducks, while Reed […]