The Early Lead: Capitals


Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 03/03/2011

Alex Ovechkin is back on Twitter and the world is wonderful again

Look who's tweeting again. There should be a parade or something. .bbpBox43152679031156740 {background:url(http://a3.twimg.com/profile_background_images/3982276/ovitwitter.jpg) #000000;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;min-height:48px;color:#000;font-size:18px !important;line-height:22px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-border-radius:5px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata{display:block;width:100%;clear:both;margin-top:8px;padding-top:12px;height:40px;border-top:1px solid #fff;border-top:1px solid #e6e6e6} p.bbpTweet span.metadata span.author{line-height:19px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata span.author img{float:left;margin:0 7px 0 0px;width:38px;height:38px} p.bbpTweet a:hover{text-decoration:underline}p.bbpTweet span.timestamp{font-size:12px;display:block} Vsem privet!!!ia...

By Cindy Boren  |  08:12 AM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alex Ovechkin, Capitals

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/27/2011

Alexander Semin signs one-year extension with Capitals

The Capitals have signed right wing Alexander Semin to a one-year contract extension, the team has announced. The deal reportedly is worth $6.7 million. Semin, 26, has 18 goals and 17 assists in 39 games. He is tied for the...

By Cindy Boren  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Capitals, Capitals

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 12/22/2010

Andrew Gordon shows the Capitals a little love

Andrew Gordon was really, really happy about scoring his first NHL goal. It's the kind of thing you never forget. But there's something to be said for ACP (advance celebratory planning)...just so that, when you skate to the bench,...

By Cindy Boren  |  08:15 AM ET, 12/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Capitals

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 08/20/2010

Report: Alexander Semin unhurt in crash in Russia

Alexander Semin of the Washington Capitals was uninjured when his Mercedes Benz collided with another car in his hometown of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. The car driven by Semin was rear-ended by a Lada Zhiguli, according to a Moscow News report, at...

By Cindy Boren  |  07:54 AM ET, 08/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Capitals

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 08/12/2010

Report: Eric Belanger deal in place; Caps look to trade for defenseman

The Caps have a one-year deal in place with center Eric Belanger, according to a report by James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail, and are looking into trading for a defenseman. Belanger, according to a report in Le Soleil,...

By Cindy Boren  |  12:43 PM ET, 08/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Capitals