CAPITALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

‘This is happiness': Alex Ovechkin is a married man

On Sunday, Alex Ovechkin confirmed what Russian tabloids had speculated for a week: The Capitals captain and fiancee Nastya Shubskaya got married. Ovechkin shared the news via an Instagram photo of the couple holding hands — and wearing wedding bands — and a caption that translates to, “This is happiness.” Shubskaya, a model and the daughter of Russian […]
Via DC Sports Blog
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

It’s Official: Alexander Ovechkin Gets Hitched

WASHINGTON — On Sunday morning, Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin used Twitter and Instagram to announce to the world that he was married to his fiancee, Nastya Shubskaya: Это счастье❤️ pic.twitter.com/SNu4aXnRnJ — Alex Ovechkin (@ovi8) August 28, 2016 This follows nearly one full year of engagement, after the couple began dating in early 2015. According...
Via CBS DC
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 Team Preview: Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals ran train through the entire league last season finishing with an absurd 120 points. Like every other season in the Alex Ovechkin era, they fell short in the playoffs, although this time they weren't a prohibitive favorite despite their regular season dominance. They played extremely well only to fall short to their rival in Pittsburgh. They remain as loaded...
Via Razzball Hockey
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Players Present $23,405 So Kids Can Donation to Horton's Kids

ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals players Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom and Braden Holtby along with Elliot Segal of the Elliot in the Morning Show recently presented a $23,405 check to Horton’s Kids, a community-based social change organizati...
Via NHL.com - Capitals
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals' Karl Alzner shares recovery update, return timeline

Capitals Insider Tarik El-Bashir spoke with Karl Alzner about his recovery from injury and when he might be able to return to the ice.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stingrays Emulate Capitals With New Third Jersey

The South Carolina Stingrays unveiled a Washington Capitals-themed alternate jersey Thursday.
Via Capitals Outsider
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Red Rockers Final Auditions!

Erin with the 2016-17 Red Rockers. (Photos courtesy Washington Capitals Photography) This past Saturday, the Washington Capitals announced their 2016-17 Red Rockers. Here are some of the best photos that came out of the first day of auditions, courtesy Washington Capitals Photography. You can see even more on the Red Rockers’ Facebook page. Introducing the 2016-17 Red Rockers! […]
Via Capitals Outsider
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Capitals Announce In-Game Host Search

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals are seeking an in-game host to begin in the 2016-17 season. The host serves as the primary on-camera personality for all Capitals home games, including the in-arena pre-game show #CapsCountdown, feature...
Via NHL.com - Capitals
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Capitals re-sign Johansson to $13.75M, 3-year deal

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) The Washington Capitals narrowly avoided arbitration with Marcus Johansson, re-signing the forward to a $13.75 million, three-year contract. Johansson will count $4.583 million against the salary cap. He'll make $4.25 million next season and $4.75 million in 2017-18 and 2018-19. The Capitals and the 25-year-old Swede were scheduled to go to arbitration Wednesday...
Via Associated Press
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State RB Mike Weber Shows Before-And-After Photos After 1 Year On Campus

Redshirt freshman running back Mike Weber didn’t play a down of football for Ohio State in 2015, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t putting in work. Weber, a four-star recruit for the class of 2015, apparently hit the weight room big time the past year, getting himself in game shape ahead of 2016. Don’t believe us? Check out the before/after photos that Weber posted this week...
Via College Spun
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Richards hopes to continue NHL career

Mike Richards wants to extend his unlikely comeback next season. “I plan to play hockey next year. So, it will just be what is the best fit for me,” Richards told Ryan Young of Kenora Online. Richards’ career features past highs and recent lows. He has an impressive résumé. He was a 30-goal scorer with the Philadelphia Flyers, a two-time Stanley Cup winner with the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals 2016 Development Camp Guide

The Washington Capitals will host their 2016 Prospect Development Camp from June 28 - July 2, 2016 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. All on-ice sessions are free and open to the public. Capitals development camp is an annual week-long summer sessio...
Via NHL.com - Capitals
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Capitals' Holtby wins Vezina Trophy

Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goalie at the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Holtby was rewarded for a remarkable season in which he tied Martin Brodeur's league record with 48 victories for the Presidents' Trophy-winning Caps. His goals-against average was fifth in the league at 2.20, and he finished eighth in...
Via Associated Press
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss
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