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SKATE SHAVINGS - News and Notes From Caps' Morning Skate

Caps kick off December in Seattle vs. high-octane Kraken attack, Kuemper seeks fourth straight victory, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Traction In The Rain - Winners of three of their last four games, the Caps will open up their December slate of contests tonight in Seattle against the Kraken, which eked out a 9-8 overtime victory over the Kings in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

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Caps Take on Kraken

Winners of three of last four, Caps aim to keep rolling in Seattle on Thursday

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

December 1 vs. Seattle Kraken at Climate Pledge Arena

Time: 10:00 p.m.

TV: NBCSW

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7, 106.7 The Fan

 

Washington Capitals (10-11-3)

Seattle Kraken (14-5-3)

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Caps Overwhelm Canucks, 5-1

Ovechkin makes more history as Caps end road slide with convincing win in Vancouver

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Alex Ovechkin scored twice in the first period - making plenty of history in the process - to stake the Caps to a much-needed early lead, and Washington built on the lead in an impressive 5-1 win over the Canucks in Vancouver on Tuesday night. While the win was Washington's third in its last four games, the Caps did shake off a six-game road losing streak with Tuesday's triumph, their longest road slide in over 15 years.

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SKATE SHAVINGS - News and Notes From Caps' Morning Skate

Caps conclude November slate in Vancouver, seeking to shake a road slide and looking for elusive lead time, Kuemper starts, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Call Of The West - The Caps are set to play their first games in the Pacific Time Zone this season, starting on Tuesday night in Vancouver against the Canucks in the second contest of a six-game road excursion. The folks back home are in for some late-night hockey every other night for the next week as the Caps move on to Seattle, Calgary and Edmonton, respectively, before finishing the trip in Philadelphia a week from Wednesday.

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Caps Take on Canucks

Caps' road trip continues with Tuesday visit to Vancouver

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

November 29 vs. Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena

Time: 10:00 p.m.

TV: NBCSW

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7, 106.7 The Fan

 

Washington Capitals (9-11-3)

Vancouver Canucks (9-10-3)

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Hughes' Hat Trick Helps Devils Down Caps

Caps drop sixth straight road game in 5-1 loss at New Jersey in opener of season long six-game trip

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

It was bound to happen sooner or later, but Washington's lengthy run of success against the New Jersey Devils came to a halt on Saturday night in Newark when the Devils handed the Caps a 5-1 setback. Jack Hughes notched the first hat trick of his career, a natural hat trick achieved in the second and third periods and bookended with goals from Nico Hischier in the first and Fabian Zetterlund in the third.

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SKATE SHAVINGS - News and Notes From Caps' Morning Skate

Caps look to build on recent success as they take to the road for longest trip of season, Lindgren starts, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Living On The Road Again - The Caps are in New Jersey on Saturday night, finishing off a set of back-to-backs and a typical stretch of three games in four nights wrapped around the Thanksgiving holiday weekend against the Devils, who are as hot as any team in the League right now.

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Caps Start Trip in Jersey

Playing for third time in four nights, Caps start six-game trip in New Jersey, seeking third straight win

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

November 26 vs. New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center

Time: 7:00 p.m.

TV: NBCSW

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7, 106.7 The Fan

 

Washington Capitals (9-10-3)

New Jersey Devils (17-4-0)

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Kuemper, Caps Blank Calgary, 3-0

Kuemper stops 32 shots, Caps score once in each period in support, putting together back-to-back wins ahead of lengthy trip

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Darcy Kuemper made 32 saves to record his second shutout of the season and the 27th of his NHL career on Friday afternoon as the Capitals blanked the Calgary Flames 3-0 at Capital One Arena. Friday's win sends the Caps off on a six-game road trip - their longest journey of the season - with a pair of consecutive victories in their pocket, their first since Oct. 22-24.

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SKATE SHAVINGS - News and Notes From Caps' Morning Skate

Caps look to keep winning ways rolling in Black Friday matinee, Orlov still out, Kuemper starts, more

by Mike Vogel @vogscaps / washingtoncaps.com

Black Friday - The Caps clash with Calgary on Friday afternoon at Capital One Arena, closing out a three-game homestand and starting a set of back-to-back games. As soon as today's game is over, the Caps will lug their bags to the airport for a six-game, 12-day road trip that spans multiple time zones, starting on Saturday night against the Devils in New Jersey.

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