Capitals NHL 

Alexander the Great is Finally a Champion

There are two tiers for elite, superstar athletes. Tier 1: Great player with a championship on their résumé. Tier 2: Great player with no championships on their résumé. For the first 12 years of his career, Alexander Ovechkin was a Tier 2 player. Now, in his 13th season, Ovechkin enters Tier 1 as the Washington Capitals won the first Stanley… Read More
Capitals NHL 

A Chance at Redemption for Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals

If at first you don’t succeed, chai and chai again. If you aren’t a drinker of chai tea or iced dirty chai’s, you likely won’t appreciate that pun, so instead, change chai into try. That is exactly what the Washington Capitals have done thus far in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Washington seemed to have been cursed in the postseason, especially… Read More
Capitals NHL 

The most important game in the Ovechkin era

Do or die. Win or go home. Ovechkin versus Crosby. Capitals versus Penguins. The two best words in all of sports: Game 7. On Wednesday night, the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will square off in a Game 7 to determine who advances to the Eastern Conference Finals. For the Caps, this is the most important game in the Alexander… Read More
NHL 

A pair of superstar defensemen get swapped in blockbuster trade

On Wednesday afternoon, Nashville Predators general manager David Poile and Montreal Canadians general manager Marc Bergevin swapped a pair of All-Star defensemen. The Preds sent captain Shea Weber to Montreal for fan-favorite P.K. Subban. The deal comes two days shy of NHL free agency opening up and days after the Habs traded for center Andrew Shaw, formerly of the Chicago… Read More