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Topic - St. Louis Blues
Twice in his career Adam Oates has forced a team's hands. He's expecting Marty Erat to be a professional while he awaits a trade.
How many goals will Alex Ovechkin score? Should Brooks Laich and Troy Brower be broken up? Is George McPhee on the hot seat?
After simmering for a few years, the rivalry between Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby could be at a full boil Wednesday night.
With five goals in his last eight games, Adam Oates believes defenseman John Carlson should be on the U.S. Olympic team. 'Come get him,' Oates said.
Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom are leading the charge for the Capitals, but they're not the only ones.
Alex Ovechkin was on a mission against Jaroslav Halak and the Blues Sunday night. As a result, the Caps are in first place.
Alex Ovechkin won the head-to-head matchup between the NHL's two leading goal scorers Sunday, getting a pair in the first period to move into a tie with Alexander Steen in the Washington Capitals' 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Alex Ovechkin's teammates did just fine without their star right wing. But after sitting out for two games with a shoulder injury, he wanted in on the fun, too. Ovechkin scored two goals on Tuesday night against the New York Islanders and the Capitals cruised to a 6-2 victory at Verizon Center.
St. Louis Blues forward Maxim Lapierre has been offered an in-person hearing for his hit that knocked out San Jose defenseman Dan Boyle.
No matter how you define them, every team needs a few players to have breakout years if it is to reach or exceed whatever expections it has. To burst through that ceiling, several Caps need to burst through theirs. Candidates are many. One on each of the top three forward lines stands out.
Also waived, according to a person familiar with the moves, were Detroit defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo, Vancouver defenseman Keith Ballard and Buffalo forward Nathan Gerbe.
Claude Julien made a line change in Game 2 that led to a victory for the Boston Bruins. A couple of subtle adjustments by Joel Quenneville helped the Chicago Blackhawks get a big win in Game 4.
They keep tinkering, each of them, looking for any advantage they can find.
As doctors expect Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to rehabilitate his surgically repaired right knee ligaments and meniscus in time for the 2013 season, teammate Tim Hightower is proof that timetables are nothing more than frameworks established by precedents.
The Caps are expected to sign Eric Fehr to a one-year contract as soon as the NHL opens for business and the right wing passes a physical, a team source said Saturday. The deal will count $600,000 against the salary cap, and Fehr will be paid that pro-rated amount for a 48-game season.