| Nov 28, 2011
| 8:02 AM
The Washington Capitals have named Dale Hunter the team's head coach, replacing Bruce Boudreau, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Hunter, 51, becomes the 15th coach in Washington Capitals history and will make his debut...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:51 PM
The Washington Capitals hired former Hershey Bears coach Bruce Boudreau on Thanksgiving in 2007. No coach has won 200 games faster than Boudreau did with the Caps. Monday, the Boudreau era ended when the team fired their coach and replaced him with former...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 7:11 AM
PITTSBURGH -- Locked in a battle for the Chicago Blackhawks' backup goaltending spot, Ray Emery has little room for error.
The veteran got his second opportunity to impress the Hawks' hierarchy when he played the second half of the Hawks' 4-1 loss to the...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 8:30 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Several notables will be missing from the Blackhawks' lineup when they face the Washington Capitals in the final exhibition game of the preseason for both teams Sunday at Verizon Center.
Captain, Jonathan Toews, who was flexing his...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Chicago Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz is heading back from the NHL's Board of Governors meeting in Pebble Beach, Calif., a happy man.
Wirtz is quite pleased with the league's new radical realignment, which was voted upon and approved Monday night....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:26 AM
Mention the names Dave Schultz, Eric Lindros or Bobby Clarke to fans of the New York Rangers or Philadelphia Flyers, and you'll no doubt conjure images of dirty hits, unsportsmanlike conduct and bad blood.
It's that type of rivalry HBO hopes to tap...
| Dec 20, 2011
Kentwood native Mike Knuble is adding another historical marker to his record book.
Knuble played in his 1,000th career NHL game on Tuesday night against the Nashville Predators. Knuble's Washington Capitals team beat the Predators 4-1.
| Oct 22, 2011
| 8:00 PM
The Washington Capitals are the only unbeaten team left in the NHL.
The Detroit Red Wings, by a six-goal margin, lost their chance to say the same.
Mike Green had two power play goals and two assists Saturday and the Capitals coasted to a 7-1 win over...
| Aug 29, 2012
VIRGINIA BEACH — For all the recent buzz about Virginia Beach absconding with the NBA's Sacramento Kings, Tuesday's build-it-and-maybe-some-team-will-come presentation to the city council was very understated.
No Maloof brothers handing out chips...
| Aug 17, 2012
The HERSHEY BEARS, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, announced today the complete schedule of games comprising the 2012-2013 regular season. The announcement was made by BEARS President/GM Doug Yingst.
With 11 Calder Cup championships...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 11:31 AM
A celebration following the Boston Bruins' 1-0 overtime win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday evening took a turn for the rowdy.
As Bruins fans celebrated their team's dramatic win, they pushed out a pane of glass that encircles the ice and it...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 2:04 PM
The Blackhawks practice facility locker room at Johnny's Ice House is big enough to fit 24 lockers, a flock of sports reporters, a massive laundry bin, a bevy of equipment managers and a storage cabinet with enough Juicy Fruit and Doublemint to stock a...