Martin Fehervary entered the COVID-19 protocol in the middle of December. When he returned, he was not the same player.
The Edmonton Oilers are moving on to the Western Conference Final but they aren’t doing so without some controversy. Late in the third period of Game Five, it looked like the Calgary Flames had taken the lead through a Blake Coleman skate redirection.
The initial call on the ice was a goal. The play then went under review and apparently, enough evidence was found to overturn the goal. The Oilers would go on to win the game in overtime.
Braden Holtby may not challenge for the Vezina Trophy anymore, but this season, he showed that he absolutely still has it at age 32.
Serving as the Dallas Stars’ backup, Holtby sported his best save percentage, .913, since the 2016-17 season with the Capitals. He also was honored by the NHL for making the save of the season.
The Colorado Avalanche’s Nathan MacKinnon seems to always save some of his best hockey for the playoffs and that did not change on Wednesday night in Game Five against the St. Louis Blues. The 26-year-old center recorded the second postseason hat trick of his career and capped it off in tremendous style.
This goal is some coast-to-coast, must-see action.
Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson is expected to miss the start of the 2022-23 season after undergoing knee surgery.
Per Capitals PR, Wilson tore the ACL in his left knee during Game One against the Florida Panthers on May 3. Wilson underwent surgery to have it reconstructed and his recovery will take six to eight months
The ACL ligament runs in the middle of the knee and prevents the shin bone from sliding out in front of the thigh bone per Mount Sinai.
Most of the time the New York Rangers’ Ryan Reaves is a supreme annoyance to Caps fans but on Tuesday night during Game Four he trolled the mess out of Carolina Hurricanes
right wing defenseman Tony DeAngelo and then laughed in his face.
Everyone liked that.
Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith contributed a real Dang-It moment on Tuesday night as he and the Oilers took on the Calgary Flames in Game Four of their second round series. The veteran netminder let in a slap shot drive from Flames defenseman Rasmus Andersson that came from about 150 feet away.
It’s a true sight to behold.
Brooks Orpik has done a lot of great things in his career, but he may have saved his most impressive accomplishment for last.
Tuesday, Boston College announced that Orpik completed his degree from the university 24 years after beginning his freshman year in 1998.
The two-time Stanley Cup champion defenseman posed for a picture while rocking his graduation cap. Orpik currently serves as an assistant coach for BC’s men’s hockey team and is a development coach for the Washington Capitals.
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