Capitals NHL 

Catching up on the NHL Playoffs

The regular season standings don’t mean anything when it comes playoff time.  If you underestimate the competition you can be bounced out of the postseason.  There are going to be no easy outs in the second round.  No team rolling over.  There will be no sweeps this round.  If you want to advance into the Conference Finals you’re going to... Read More
Capitals NHL 

The quest for Lord Stanley’s Cup kicks off tonight

The long grind that is the 82-game regular season schedule is now finished and one of the best playoffs year after year are set to begin tonight. For the first time ever, a Canadian-based team will not be competing for Lord Stanley’s Cup. On the flipside, all three California-based teams qualified for the playoffs. Can the Capitals overcome past playoff... Read More
Capitals 

Ovechkin nets goal No. 500, Capitals keep rolling

It was only a matter of time and Sunday night was that time for Alex Ovechkin as he scored career goal No. 500. He did so at home in the Verizon Center against the Ottawa Senators on a top-shelf wrist shot. This is coming off the heels of him scoring the game-winning goal (his 499th) in overtime a night prior... Read More
Capitals 

Capitals look to rebound against Oilers

The Washington Capitals had started the season rather slow before getting before the end of the calendar year. Taking them from the outside looking in to at least in the picture as far as playoff contention goes. The Caps lost their first game of December before winning eight of their next 12 games.  They kept that momentum going to start... Read More
NHL 

Garbutt Draws Ire of NHL Once Again

Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt is becoming well-acquainted with Hockey Hall of Famer Brendan Shanahan, but not in the way he may have hoped. Shanahan, the NHL’s chief player disciplinarian, had to drop the hammer on Garbutt for the second time this season when he suspended the 29-year-old three games for two slew-footing incidents in last night’s game against Winnipeg.... Read More
NHL 

Crease to Crease

Welcome back to the third installment of Crease to Crease here on MMOS! Eddie McDonald and Chuckie Maggio will once again break down what has happened in the past week in the National Hockey League. Each week the duo discusses who the best teams and players of the week are, the moment of the week and what they are looking... Read More
NHL 

Tyler Seguin Trade: The Fallout

The Fourth of July provided substantial fireworks, and not just in skies across America. The Boston Bruins and Dallas Stars made a blockbuster, seven-player deal that sent Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button to Dallas for Loui Eriksson, Joe Morrow, Matt Fraser and Reilly Smith. The major story was obviously the young Seguin being dealt just a couple weeks after the... Read More
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