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Special Teams Spark U.S. Past Germany

One of several areas the United States National Junior Team has certainly excelled at during the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship has been specialty teams.

That theme continued Sunday in an 8-0 victory against Germany at the Malmo Isstadion …


U.S. Pulls Away in Third, Doubles Up Slovakia 6-3

Forwards Ryan Hartman and Jack Eichel and defenseman Matthew Grzelcyk each had a goal and an assist and goalie Jon Gillies made 27 saves to lead the United States National Junior Team to a 6-3 victory over Slovakia in the preliminary round action …


Caps Prospect Riley Barber Named Captain of 2014 U.S. National Junior Team

HELSINGBORG, Sweden – Riley Barber (Pittsburgh, Pa./Miami Univ.) was named captain of the 2014 U.S. National Junior Team, USA Hockey announced today. The alternate captains are Andrew Copp (Ann Arbor, Mich./Univ. of Michigan) and Matt Grzelcyk (Ch…


Capitals Re-assign Center Casey Wellman to Hershey

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned center Casey Wellman to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

Wellman, 26, has appeared in 23 games for…


Ovechkin Becomes Sixth Fastest Player in NHL History to Reach 400 Goals

ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the sixth fastest player in NHL history to reach 400 career goals when he scored in the third period against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday at PNC Arena. Ovechkin reached 400 car…


Wizards Injury Update

Wizards Injury Update


Capitals Recall Goaltender Michal Neuvirth from Conditioning Loan with Hershey

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Michal Neuvirth from his conditioning loan with the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

Neuvirth,…


Capitals Recall Center Casey Wellman from Hershey

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled center Casey Wellman from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

Wellman, 26, has appeared in 23 games for…


Beal’s Game-Winner on Twitter

Beal’s Game-Winner on Twitter


Capitals Recall Center Michael Latta from Hershey

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled center Michael Latta from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and re-assigned defenseman Nate Schmidt to Hershey, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced t…