John Carlson

Game Preview: Red Wings vs. Capitals 2/27/2024

Game Preview: Detroit Red Wings vs. Washington Capitals 2/27/2024

The Detroit Red Wings return home to take on the Washington Capitals tonight.

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Connor McMichael scores on Nico Daws

NHL Game Recap: New Jersey Devils vs. Washington Capitals | 02/20/2024

The New Jersey Devils fell 6-2 to the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night in the nation’s capital. Despite heavily outshooting Washington, the Devils were a bit disconnected and couldn’t capitalize on chances. With the loss, the Devils fell to 28-23-4, while Washington improved to 25-21-8. Game Recap Period One The Devils gave up an early […]

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Game Recap: Dallas Stars vs. Washington Capitals | 01/27/2024

The Dallas Stars concluded the brief, two-game homestand with a home game against the Washington Capitals on Saturday afternoon. The Stars defeated the Capitals 5-4 in the overtime period at the American Airlines Center. Dallas improved to 30-13-6, while Washington fell to 22-18-7. The Stars’ starting lineup featured Miro Heiskanen, Tyler Seguin, Mason Marchment, Matt […]

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A Long Road Trip and the Curious Case of Brandt Clarke

The Kings embarked on their longest road trip of the season, going 0-1-2 during a small homestand. During two of the losses, were blown leads against Edmonton and Detroit, resulting in dagger shootout losses. Toronto came to LA and, for one of the few times this season, completely outplayed the Kings in their barn. Obscurity […]

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NHL Game Recap: New Jersey Devils vs Washington Capitals| 01/03/2024

The New Jersey Devils defeated the Washington Capitals 6-3 on Wednesday night at Capital One Arena. With multi-goal performances from Nico Hischier, Dawson Mercer, and Michael McLeod, the Devils grabbed their first win over Washington this season. They improved to 20-14-2 and jumped past Washington in the Metropolitan Division standings. The Capitals fell to 18-12-6. […]

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Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson celebrate a goal.

Recapping the Capitals Preseason

The Washington Capitals are gearing up to begin the 2023-2024 season as they host the Pittsburgh Penguins at home this coming Friday, October 13th. With a fresh slate of coaching staff and a healthy roster, the Capitals are optimistic about starting off on the right foot (or skate, if you will). The team finished the […]

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A wide-angle photo of an empty Capital One Arena with freshly-laid ice for the upcoming hockey season.

This Week in Washington: A Capitals Catch-Up

As the regular season of hockey quickly approaches, the Washington Capitals have had quite a week! Between heading back home to the DC area, adjusting to new team dynamics, and a handful of signature Capitals antics, the boys are back, busy, and better than ever. Ovechkin is back, baby! The morning after Labor Day, the […]

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Capitals Set to Rebound From Disappointing 2022-2023 Season

In the 2022-2023 NHL season, the Washington Capitals found themselves missing the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in nine seasons. Poor coaching choices, injuries, and a lack of discipline on the ice left the team with a 35-37-10 record, finishing the season 6th in the NHL Metropolitan Division. As the 2023-2024 season quickly […]

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5 Best Matchups of the NHL’s Opening Week

We may still be a couple of months away from the start of the 2023-24 NHL season, but for many hockey fans, myself included, the anticipation is already starting to build. It’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming schedule and get excited to watch hockey again. Opening night of the regular season […]

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Capitals Defenseman Game Time Decision Against St. Louis

The Capitals have been dealing with injuries all season long and, for the most part, have been able to overcome the loss of several key players at times. While it hasn’t been perfect, the Capitals still find themselves fighting for a playoff spot even after trading away several key veterans earlier this month at the […]

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