Capitals forward Daniel Winnik loses part of ear while blocking shot

Hockey is known for it’s toughness, which can lead to players sacrificing themselves unnecessarily. The idea of being a team is stamped into players’ minds and because of that, they are willing to do anything for their teammates. In the case of Washington Capitals’ forward Daniel Winnik, he was more than willing to lay down and try to block a 100-mile-per-hour slap shot...
Via The Comeback
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Capitals player loses part of ear blocking shot

Washington Capitals forward Daniel Winnik took one for the team on Thursday night. Winnik went down to block a slap shot and got hit right in the ear with the puck: Barry Trotz confirmed what we were all thinking. Barry Trotz said Daniel Winnik lost a little piece of his ear when the puck hit him in the head. Seriously. — Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) October 21...
Via The Sports Daily
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin gets game-winner to lift Capitals over Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal midway through the third period to lift the Washington Capitals over the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Thursday night. Marcus Johansson, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Justin Williams scored goals for the Capitals. Matt Niskanen recorded two assists and Braden Holtby made 26 saves. Jaromir Jagr became the third player to score 750...
Via Associated Press
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Holtby: Caps PK is 'one of the things we pride ourselves on'

The Capitals gave up their first PP goal of the season against Florida. It was going to happen eventually, but Braden Holtby still plan on reviewing what happened and improving on the penalty kill.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
13 hours ago

Justin Williams: 'We did just enough to win tonight'

The Capitals earned the 4-2 win over Florida on Thursday. Justin Williams, however, thought the team was fortunate in doing "just enough" to get the win.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
14 hours ago

Schmidt feeds Williams for first period goal

Nate Schmidt drove into the offensive zone and provided a pretty feed to Justin Williams for the goal against Florida.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
16 hours ago

The Capitals have a Facebook Messenger bot, and it has an attitude

During the Capitals’ second-round playoff series against the Penguins last May, there were nearly 400 messages sent to the Capitals’ Facebook account, a significant increase from the 10 to 15 messages the team received on average each day during most of the regular season. That made it difficult for Capitals director of digital media James Heuser and his staff, who […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago

Capitals Third Line Waiting to Break Out

When the other three lines have contributed in big ways, it is easier to point out that this line is struggling.
Via Capitals Outsider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin, Oshie score as Capitals hand Avalanche first loss

WASHINGTON (AP) T.J. Oshie scored twice and Alex Ovechkin picked up his first goal of the season, helping the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Tuesday night. Ovechkin and Oshie each scored on the power play to end Washington's man-advantage scoring drought, and the Avalanche lost for the first time under new coach Jared Bednar. Goaltender Semyon Varlamov was...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dmitry Orlov delivers devestating hip check to Matt Duchene

Here’s an old-school beauty hit from the NHL. In recent years, certain plays in hockey have faded with the times. The game isn’t as rough and tumble as it once was. Instead, it’s more fast-paced and skill-oriented. The change means fans haven’t been privy to many great hip checks in recent seasons, but Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov made up for it with a single...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Congratulations, Braden Holtby!

With his wife and children by his side, the Caps honored goalie Braden Holtby for accomplishments last season.
Via Capitals Outsider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wojtek Wolski in intensive care following crash into boards

Scary news out of the KHL, as former Colorado Avalanche forward Wojtek Wolski was seriously injured during Thursday’s matchup between Metallurg Magnitogorsk and Barys Astana. Wolski was chasing the puck against the boards when he collided with Vladimir Markelov. Wolski slid with Markelov on top of him and went face first into the boards, violently hitting his neck. He was motionless...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Williams destroys Evgeni Malkin with vicious takedown

Justin Williams took out some anger on the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night, specifically against Evgeni Malkin. The Washington Capitals winger got a 2-minute penalty for roughing when he pulled off a wrestling takedown on Malkin late in the second period of the game between the teams: Welcome back, gruesome, gruesome hockey — Mike Tunison (@xmasape...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin’s golf swing just as bad as Charles Barkley’s

Alexander Ovechkin is without question one of the best hockey players on the planet. But unlike many of his NHL-playing brethren, whose on-ice talents translate to the golf course, the Washington Capitals superstar … well … that's not the case. Video originally posted to Instagram by Ovechkin himself  — which shows he has a sense of humor about it all — more than adequately...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Indians go from overlooked to potential World Series favorites

The worst players to play pickup basketball with

Who is the next cult-favorite player in the NBA?

Best winner-take-all games in WNBA Finals history

Sports games return to Nintendo with a new mobile console

The legend of Dak Prescott refusing the trappings of fame

Sporting KC's Dom Dwyer on the MLS' 20th season, fans and his famous family

Overrated *clap* *clap* *clap* Overrated in the NBA *clap* *clap* *clap*

TailGreater: Beers and bourbon in Baton Rouge

Who's the worst QB in the NFL right now?

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker