•  
  • As you know, the Wild took down the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 at Xcel on Thursday. You probably know this because you read Alex’s game recap. The Wild won the possession battle with a Corsi For% of 53.76% at 5-on-5. The first period was a little shaky, with the teams going back and forth. The Thomas […] ... read more...
  •  
  • CALGARY – The western Canada road trip’s second stop brings the Washington Capitals to Calgary, a quick 45-minute, southward jump following their Wednesday night loss to Edmonton. The Capitals did not practice Thursday, instead hitting the curling rink for a team bonding session closed to the public. They will work out Friday before beginning the […]... read more...
  •  
  • Jason Chimera tore from the penalty box, hard across the ice, bent on redeeming a slashing penalty he later called “bad.” Stick flailing, he poked the puck from the Florida Panthers in his defensive zone, then took off. Eleven seconds after his discharge, Chimera drew a tripping penalty on Dmitry Kulikov, ushering the only full-length […]... read more...
  •  
  • After suffering an injury Tuesday against the Rangers, it has been reported via twitter that Jordin Tootoo will not be playing Friday or Saturday night. As unfortunate as this injury may be, this may give New Jersey the opportunity to fix its struggling fourth line.  Coming into this week, the Devils have gotten barely any production […] ... read more...
  •  
  • His first start in Washington had advanced to the shootouts that always seemed fun, so Justin Peters wiped ice from the crease, stretched and readied for some one-on-one hockey. “I was just enjoying it,” Peters said later, after his shootout save boosted the Capitals to a 2-1 win over Florida, an exhalation after the tense Saturday […]... read more...
  •  
  • The Week Ahead The Griffins have a 3-1-0 record and take on the Lake Erie Monsters (for the 3rd time in 5 games) at the Van tonight at 7:00 PM. This game kicks off a 4 game home-stand for the Griffins where they host the Rockford Ice Hogs Wednesday the... read more...
  •  
  • Capitals forward Brooks Laich suffered what appeared to be a right shoulder injury late during Saturday night’s 2-1 shootout win over Florida, colliding with winger Shawn Thornton in front of Washington’s bench, leaving the ice and disappearing into the locker room. Coach Barry Trotz did not see the injury to the winger, and initially thought it was […]... read more...
  •  
  • EDMONTON, Canada – Nicklas Backstrom waited along the right half-wall, the spot where he had learned to be most patient, because who better to conduct the Washington Capitals’ explosive power play than the center who desired no spotlight? His blade bounced over the puck. Once, twice, three times, a calming influence for his teammates, torturous […]... read more...
  •  
  • The revamped Washington Capitals defense, buttressed by four offseason signings – two players, two coaches – has offered immediate returns. Through five games, they have allowed 11 goals and the penalty kill has snuffed out 18 of 20 opposing power plays. Save three early scores over 10 minutes against San Jose, netminders Braden Holtby and […]... read more...
  •  
  • Braden Holtby waited on the ice as his Capitals teammates stepped through the gate, past the bench and into the tunnel, another slow first period behind them. Stick raised, he offered a soft tap to each skater, one nudge into the locker room. In a tie game that Holtby had prevented from spiraling out of […]... read more...
  •  
  • EDMONTON — When the Washington Capitals took the Verizon Center ice for their season opener two weeks ago, introduced separately for individual recognition, Jay Beagle stood on the bench, dressed in a suit, wishing he could be wearing skates instead. The public address announcer had called Beagle’s name, just like for all the other hurt […]... read more...
  •  
  • The Vancouver Canucks had too many men on the ice and Zack Kassian tried his best to avoid a penalty by jumping in the Blues’ bench. Though he never actually made it past the boards, Kassian received an earful from Steve Ott. ... read more...
  •  
  • EDMONTON, CANADA – The reconciliation of their possession dominance and ultimate defeat began as the Washington Capitals migrated toward the team bus, bound for Edmonton International Airport and, as Wednesday turned into Thursday back home, the next stop on their road trip through western Canada. They had just suffered the first regulation loss of this […]... read more...
© 2014 TeamLeaks: Pick your team. - The latest sports news, blogs, rumors, and tweets. TeamLeaks: Pick your team. - The latest sports news, blogs, rumors, and tweets.. Some Rights Reserved. User-posted content is licensed under a Creative Commons Public Domain License.