1. Capitals-Oilers: Edmonton Continues DC's Chilly Streak

    For the second time in a week, a Western Conference team that does not travel well came into the Verizon Center and reduced the Washington Capitals to lofting shots from the point and a series of one-on-twos or even one-on-threes...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 46 reads 3 comments

  2. Capitals-Oilers: Washington Looking to Drill Edmonton at Home

    The Washington Capitals (27-13-3-57, first in Southeast) face the Edmonton Oilers (20-18-3-42, fifth in Northwest) in the only meeting between the two clubs this season, at 7:00 pm at the Verizon Center...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 73 reads 1 comments

  3. Capitals-Canadiens Preview: Washington Tries To Rebound in Montreal

    The Washington Capitals (27-12-3-57, first in Southeast, second in East), still stinging from last night's 3-0 shut out loss to Columbus, travel to Montreal to face the Canadiens (24-10-6-54, third in East) at 7:00 pm from Bell Centre...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 87 reads 4 comments

  4. Captials-Blue Jackets: Steve Mason...That's All

    Steve Mason, the 20-year old rookie goaltender for the Columbus Blue Jackets, came into Friday night's game leading the entire NHL in shutouts, goals against average, and save percentage...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 80 reads 2 comments

  5. Five Reasons To Watch The Nats In 2009

    They lost 102 games last season. They offered the biggest free agent hitter on the market the moon and he decided he wanted the stars (of New York)...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 87 reads 3 comments

  6. Capitals-Blue Jackets Preview: Columbus Comes Calling On Caps

    The Washington Capitals (27-11-3-57, first in Southeast, second in East), winners of their last seven games, host the Columbus Blue Jackets (18-18-4-40, third in Central) at 7:00 pm at the Verizon Center...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 94 reads 3 comments

  7. Green, Backstrom Among NHL All-Star Snubs

    The NHL released the reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Stars at noon, and while congratulations are in order to Alex Ovechkin, rightly named to the team after the starter voting snafu, ...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 193 reads 6 comments

  8. Capitals-Flyers Review: Theodore Thwarts Flyers in Shootout, 2-1

    Jose Theodore made 33 saves, including all three shots in a shootout, and the Washington Capitals (27-11-3, first in Southeast) defeated the Philadelphia Flyers (21-10-9, second in ...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 43 reads 0 comments

  9. Capitals-Flyers Preview: Looking for Revenge Against Philly

    The Washington Capitals (26-11-3, first in Southeast) host the Philadelphia Flyers (21-10-8, second in Atlantic) in a very important Eastern Conference showdown tonight at 7 p.m. from Verizon Center...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 87 reads 0 comments

  10. Thank You Chicago Cubs (and Where Do the Washington Nationals Go from Here?)

    According to sources, the Chicago Cubs agreed to a three-year, $30 million contract with Milton Bradley today, thus ending the Nats pursuit of the talented, but oft-injured and bat-ship crazy outfielder...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 160 reads 2 comments

  11. Capitals-Rangers Review: Alex Ovechkin Snubbed, but Not Stopped

    The Washington Capitals (26-11-3, first in Southeast) extended their winning streak to six games, and 13 out of 15, as they defeated the New York Rangers (23-14-3, third in Atlantic) ...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 262 reads 0 comments

  12. Capitals-Lightning: Washington Wins Despite Scary Moment

    The Washington Capitals scored early and often, getting goals from seven different players as they handed the Tampa Bay Lightning a 7-4 defeat before a capacity New Year's Day crowd at the Verizon Center...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 150 reads 3 comments

  13. Capitals-Lightning: Southeast Foes Battle in DC

    The Washington Capitals (24-11-3, first in Southeast) host the Tampa Bay Lightning (10-16-10, fourth in Southeast) at 7:00 PM from the Verizon Center...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 61 reads 0 comments

  14. Capitals-Sabres: Washington Exorcises Demons in Buffalo with 4-2 Victory

    Coach Bruce Boudreau's stated message before Tuesday night's game in Buffalo was simple: To be considered an elite team you have to win on the road in the tough buildings...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  15. Alex Ovechkin Trails Badly in All-Star Voting

    Reigning Hart Trophy winner Alex Ovechkin, with 25 goals and 24 assists, third in the league in points and the only player in the top 15 in both goals and assists, currently ranks sixth among ...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 322 reads 17 comments

  16. Capitals-Sabres: "First Star" Alexander Ovechkin Leads Washington Into Buffalo

    The Washington Capitals (23-11-3-49, first in Southeast) travel to upstate New York to visit the Buffalo Sabres (17-14-5, third in Northeast) at 7:00 PM from the HSBC Arena...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 105 reads 2 comments

  17. Capitals-Maple Leafs: Brooks Laich Leads Washington Past Toronto

    As December crawls to a close, the Washington Capitals (23-11-3-49) find themselves inching closer to the top of the NHL's Eastern Conference. The Caps have been one of the hottest teams in the league, winning 10 of their last 12 games...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  18. Capitals-Sabres Review: Alexander Ovechkin Dazzles with Highlight-Reel Goal

    One of the appeals of professional sports is that every time you go to the arena, field, or court, you might see something you've never seen before in your life. Alex Ovechkin's game-winning goal in the third period Friday was one of those moments...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 184 reads 5 comments

  19. Washington Nationals Not Players, Just Played

    So, I've been out of town the last few days. Anything happening in the Natosphere?Just kidding.Nats fans in particular, and baseball fans in general, should be depressed at the way the Mark Teixeira saga shook out...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 154 reads 1 comments

  20. Capitals-Sabres Preview: Clash of Injury-Depleted Squads

    The Washington Capitals (21-11-3-45, first in Southeast) host the Buffalo Sabres (16-13-5-37, third in Northeast) at 7:00 PM at the Verizon Center...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 100 reads 0 comments

  21. Capitals-Flyers: Caps Flattened in Philly 7-1

    The Washington Capitals (20-11-3-43, first in Southeast Division) dominated play in the first period, out shooting the Philadelphia Flyers 25-6 in the frame, but were beaten and beat up the rest of the way, falling 7-1 to an inspired Flyers squad...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  22. Mark Teixeira: Just When You Think You're Out, They Pull You Right Back in

    No doubt you already have read John Henry's statements declaring the Red Sox out of the bidding for Mark Teixeira. Take that with however many grains of salt as you like...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 655 reads 4 comments

  23. Capitals-Blues: Viktor Kozlov and Simeon Varlamov Kick the Blues

    The Washington Capitals played a largely uninterested and uninteresting game against an inferior opponent until late in the second period, when Viktor Kozlov and Tomas Fleischmann scored just 40 seconds apart to spark the Caps to a 4-2 win over the St...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 258 reads 0 comments

  24. Is Mark Teixeira Saga Almost Over? If So, Where Do Nationals Go from Here?

    ESPN.com is reporting that Mark Teixeira's representatives are meeting with the Red Sox front office this evening with hopes of finalizing their deal...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  25. Game 33 Preview: Washington Capitals Host St. Louis Blues

    The Washington Capitals (19-10-3-41, first in Southeast) host the St. Louis Blues (12-15-3-27, fifth in Central) at 7:00 PM from Verizon Center. This is the two clubs' only meeting in 2008-09...

    Dave Nichols Written by Dave Nichols about almost 6 years ago 113 reads 0 comments