Tag: Washington Capitals

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals celebrates scoring goal #700 on his career against the New Jersey Devils in Newark, NJ. (Image: Bruce Bennett/Getty)

Alex Ovechkin Second-Youngest to Score 700 Goals, Chasing Gretzky’s 894

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals became the eighth player in NHL history to score 700 goals. Ovechkin, 34, became the second-fastest player in history to achieve the rare feat, trailing only Wayne Gretzky. Now that Ovechkin reached the 700 goal milestone, the next question on everyone’s mind is, “Can […]

Colorado Avalanche Nathan MacKinnon checks St Louis Blues Vince Dunn at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO. (Image: Hyoung Chang/Denver Post)

Bruins, Caps, Lightning, Avs, Blues … All Stanley Cup Favorites?

With fewer than 25 games remaining in the NHL regular season, oddsmakers don’t have a clear-cut favorite to win the 2020 Stanley Cup. They’ve narrowed down the NHL championship race to a lead pack of five teams that include the Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals, Colorado Avalanche, and […]

Washington Capitals teammates, Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, celebrate a recent victory over the NY Islanders. (Image: Bruce Bennett/Getty)

Stanley Cup Odds: Capitals and Blues Co-Favorites at Break

The NHL season is 50 games old, with the All-Star break less than 48 hours away. With the best record in the league, the Washington Capitals (33-11-5) are co-favorites to win the 2020 Stanley Cup at 8/1 odds. The defending champion St. Louis Blues (30-11-8) are also 8/1 odds to […]

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin celebrates a game-winning goal in overtime to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto, Ontario. (Image: AP)

Washington Capitals First Team in NHL to 10 Wins

Two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference squared off on Friday Night. The Washington Capitals (10-2-3) and their highly-productive power play defeated the Buffalo Sabres, 6-1, to become the first team in the NHL to win 10 games. With 23 points, the Caps and their deadly power play […]