Lundqvist turns 39 on March 2, but it would be premature to say his career is over after the latest step forward — even if it’s a long road back. … [Read more...] about Lundqvist back on ice, ‘months’ away from deciding future
After falling in overtime on Tuesday night, the Washington Capitals got payback in a big way with a fast start and a strong finish on the way to a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins to close out the five game homestand. The Caps struck first at 11:20 in the first. Nick Jensen fed the […] Washington Capitals get payback over Penguins - Stars and Sticks - Stars and Sticks - A … [Read more...] about Washington Capitals get payback over Penguins
Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports A look at a couple of no-goalie goals for the Caps 6 - Number of times the Caps have scored more than one empty-net goal in a game, dating back to the 1999-2000 season (i.e. when the NHL first started tracking player data on empty-netters). Last night was their first game with a pair of ENGs since dinging Detroit for two back in November of … [Read more...] about The Noon Number: Empty Gestures
Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: the Caps hold on for a 5-2 victory over the Pens, examining the January vs. February Caps, thoughts on Evgeny Kuznetsov and more. Your savory breakfast links: January and February of this year might as well be different seasons for the Capitals with the stark differences in how they have played each … [Read more...] about Friday Caps Clips: Prevailing Over Pittsburgh
Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The Caps need Evgeny Kuznetsov to step up his game from a disappointing 2019-20 season. So how has his 2020-21 campaign gone so far? As noted in the offseason, the Capitals will not succeed if Evgeny Kuznetsov plays like he did in the 2018-19 and the 2019-20 season, when he struggled at both ends of the ice. Playoff success of any kind is … [Read more...] about Is Evgeny Kuznetsov Getting Better?