The Caps have gone streaking, winning five games in a row. Their third straight Californian fixture is what lies between them and six.
Puck drop in Anaheim is at 10PM eastern and here are your injuries.
Monday night at Walter’s Sports Bar, we will be hosting a watch party for the Capitals-Blue Jackets game and we’d really like for you to attend. December 9, 2019, is RMNB’s 10th Birthday.
To say thank you to all of you for your love and dedication to the site, we will be giving away a special gift to the first 88 people at the party.
Nicklas Backstrom will not suit up against the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Backstrom suffered an unknown upper-body injury at some point and has not played since the Washington Capitals home game on November 18. Despite traveling with the team, the Washington Capitals center will miss every game of the team’s west coast road trip.
The Washington Post’s Samantha Pell has the details.
Joe Thornton rocked Petr Mrazek with a right hand during the Sharks-Hurricanes game Thursday.
Friday morning, the Hurricanes returned to the ice at Raleigh Center Ice for practice and there was some special artwork near the Canes crease.
Alex Ovechkin is continuing to score goals at a blistering pace and is now only 216 tallies behind Wayne Gretzky to pass Wayne Gretzky on the all-time goals list.
During the Caps’ west coast trip, Ovechkin did an interview with Linda Cohn at ESPN’s Los Angeles campus. John Carlson also joined.
Cohn asked Ovi about the goals record but took another angle to the question.
Howie Kendrick, a veteran utility infielder who led the Nationals to their first-ever World Series, re-signed with the team on Friday.
Kendrick signed a one-year $6.25 million deal that carries a mutual option for 2021. The deal is pending a physical.
During the summer of 2017, Mike and Courtney Green bought a fixer-upper in Washingon DC.
Thursday, a proud Mike Green announced the renovations were complete and shared stunning photos of the home.
Joe Thornton must still be reeling from Tom Wilson’s trash talk victory several nights ago because the 40-year-old was extra irritable during the Sharks’ game Thursday against the Carolina Hurricanes.
During a second period fracas, Thorton sent Canes goaltender Petr Mrazek to the ice with a straight right.
The Hershey Bears’ depth on defense has kept 2017 fourth-round pick Tobias Geisser off the ice for AHL Hershey most of the season.
Thursday, the Capitals loaned Geisser to EV Zug of Switzerland’s National League so the big rig defenseman can continue to develop in Europe.
The Washington Capitals will host their annual holiday toy drive on December 11 prior to their home game against the Boston Bruins.
Fans who donate a new, unwrapped toy will receive a free poster of Capitals forward Carl Hagelin. The toys will be donated to children throughout the DC area.
Donation boxes will be set up at the entrances to Capital One Arena. Fans can also make a monetary donation.
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